Berkeley IEOR Seminar Schedule

IEOR Seminars occur on Mondays throughout the semester in room 3108 of Etcheverry Hall. Seminars feature leading-edge research from experts in industrial engineering and operations research who come from local, national, and international institutions. Seminars are open to students, faculty, and the public.

Spring 2024 Seminar Schedule

Fall 2023 Seminar Schedule

September 11, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Nam Ho-Nguyen
The University of Sydney
Adversarial classification via distributional robustness with Wasserstein ambiguity

October 2, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Philip Kaminsky
UC Berkeley & Amazon
Freight Capacity Portfolio Design in a Two-Sided Freight Marketplace

October 9, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Jelena Diakonikolas [POSTPONED]
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Cyclic Block Coordinate Methods on a Finer Scale: Tighter Bounds and New Methods

October 23, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Xin Guo
UC Berkeley

October 30, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Jong-Shi Pang
A happy home coming after a fruitful “non”-journey

November 6, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Debankur Mukherjee
Georgia Tech

November 13, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
James Orlin
MIT Sloan School of Management
The strong maximum circulation problem: a new way of aggregating preferences.

November 20, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Bento Natura
Georgia Tech
A strongly polynomial algorithm for linear programs with at most two nonzero entries per row or column.

[CANCELLED] November 27, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Sami Davies
UC Berkeley
One Partition Approximation All  $ell_p$ Objectives in Correlation Clustering

November 28, 2023 | SPECIAL LOCATION & TIME: Room 3111 and 4-5 PM
Guanghui (George) Lan
Georgia Tech

Uniform Optimality for Convex and Nonconvex Optimization

December 4, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Stefanus Jasin
University of Michigan
Joint Inventory and Pricing for a One-Warehouse Multi-Store Problem: Spiraling Phenomena, Near Optimal Policies, and the Value of Dynamic Pricing

Spring 2023 Seminar Schedule

Vijay Vazirani, University of California, Irvine
Monday, March 20, 3:30-4:30 pm

LP-Duality Theory and the Cores of Games

Manxi Wu, Cornell University
Monday, April 3, 3:30-4:30 pm

Spatiotemporal Pricing for Efficient Autonomous Carpooling Markets

Yingfei Wang, University of Washington
Monday, April 24, 3:30-4:30 pm

Smart Testing with Vaccination: A Bandit Algorithm for Active Sampling for Managing COVID-19

Jaksa Cvitanic, California Institute of Technology
Monday, April 24, 3:30-4:30 pm

Optimal Fund Menus

Fall 2022 Seminar Schedule

Shipra Agrawal, Columbia University
Monday, September 12, 3:30-4:30 pm

Dynamic Pricing and Learning under the Bass Model

Thibaut Mastrolia, UC Berkeley
Monday, September 19, 3:30-4:30 pm

Agency problems and applications to ecology, energy systems and financial markets

Garrett van Ryzin, Amazon
Monday, October 3, 3:30-4:30 pm

Market- based capacity management for Amazon FBA

Swati Gupta, Georgia Tech
Monday, October 24, 3:30-4:30 pm

Bridging Ethical Algorithms, Law, and Practice: Hiring and Beyond

Will Ma, Columbia University
Monday, October 31, 3:30-4:30 pm

A Nonparametric Framework for Online Stochastic Matching with Correlated Arrivals

Matt Draper and Bo Liao, Micron Technology
Monday, November 7, 3:30-4:30 pm

Hierarchical Linear Programming at Scale

Simge Kucukyavuz (PhD '04 IEOR), Northwestern University
Monday, November 28, 3:30-4:30 pm