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Yoon Lee

Yoon Lee (PhD ’23 IEOR) Wins 2022 Hearts to Humanity Eternal (H2H8) Research Grant

By Goldie Negelev | July 22, 2022

IEOR PhD candidate, Yoon Lee (PhD ’23 IEOR) has won the 2022 Hearts to Humanity Eternal (H2H8) research grant award for his research addressing inadequate access to clean water in developing countries. Lee’s research project is titled: Local Water Inventory…

Zeyu Zheng Awarded Hellman Fellowship

By Goldie Negelev | July 22, 2022

Assistant Professor Zeyu Zheng has been awarded the prestigious Hellman Fellowship. The Society of Hellman Fellows is an endowed program that provides research funding to promising assistant professors who show capacity for great distinction in their chosen fields. Many early…

Professor Rhonda Righter

When Mentorship Comes Full Circle: Professor Rhonda Righter Named Inaugural Ronald W. Wolff Chancellor’s Chair

By Goldie Negelev | July 19, 2022

Thanks to the generous donation from IEOR Professor Emeritus and former department chair Ron Wolff, Rhonda Righter has been announced as the inaugural Ronald W. Wolff Chancellor’s Chair in IEOR. Professor Wolff served as professor Righter’s doctoral advisor when Righter…

Vishrut Rana

Vishrut Rana (B.S. ’22 IEOR) on Choosing Academia

By Goldie Negelev | July 19, 2022

IEOR sat down with brand new UC Berkeley Alumnus, Vishrut Rana, to discuss his decision to pursue a Ph.D. after graduating from the IEOR department this past Fall. Where will you be pursuing your doctorate, and when does your program…

Job market placements for this year’s doctoral graduate students

By Goldie Negelev | July 13, 2022

Caleb Bugg Postdoctoral Researcher, Georgia Institute of Technology Anran Hu Hooke Research Fellow, University of Oxford Yusuke Kikuchi Genentech Heyuan Liu Quantitative Researcher, Two Sigma Igor Molybog Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa Meng Qi Assistant Professor, Cornell Business…

College of Engineering featured in 35 Innovators Under 35 list

By Goldie Negelev | July 8, 2022

Last week, MIT Technology Review announced an inspiring new group of Innovators under 35. This annual list showcases some of the brightest young minds in technology today, and so it was no surprise to see the College of Engineering included…

Robots Rushing Sommeliers

New Technology helps robots move objects quickly and safely

By Goldie Negelev | June 28, 2022

Rapidly moving containers without dropping, spilling or damaging them is tough enough for humans, let alone robots. Now, Ken Goldberg, professor of industrial engineering and operations research and of electrical engineering and computer sciences; postdoctoral researcher Jeff Ichnowski; and their…

Yash Bhandari (B.S. ‘22 IEOR) Helps Bring Clean Drinking Water to El Valle de San Francisco, Panama

By Goldie Negelev | June 9, 2022

Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that provides engineering services to underserved communities in the U.S. and worldwide. At UC Berkeley’s EWB-USA chapter, students team up with classmates, learn from mentors, and engage with local communities…

Stewart Liu

IEOR Department Welcomes New Faculty Member

By Goldie Negelev | June 9, 2022

IEOR is thrilled to announce that Stewart Liu will join the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research in July 2022 as an Assistant Teaching Professor. He will teach in IEOR’s new Master of Analytics program. Stewart is currently an…