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Professor Daniel Pirutinsky joins 2023 NextProf Nexus Workshop to advance diversity in academia

By Ashlee Liu | September 25, 2023

Last month, Daniel Pirutinsky, Assistant Teaching Professor in Berkeley’s IEOR department, served as a panelist at the 2023 NextProf Nexus Future Faculty Workshop, hosted at Georgia Tech University in collaboration with UC Berkeley and the University of Michigan. This event…

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Forging a new future: Emily Garcia (BS IEOR ‘20) paves the way for diversity and inclusion in higher education

By Goldie Negelev | September 20, 2023

In high school, Emily Garcia (BS IEOR ’20) received excellent grades, participated in numerous extracurricular activities, and was even class salutatorian in her senior year. Most other students with Emily’s academic performance are destined for college; however, for Emily, college…

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Berkeley IEOR Professor Javad Lavaei Secures NSF Grant to Advance Safety in Power Systems

By Goldie Negelev | September 20, 2023

Berkeley IEOR Professor Javad Lavaei, in partnership with his former postdoctoral scholar, now Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech, Ming Jin, has been awarded an $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for their pioneering project, “Safety under Distributional Shift in…


Faculty Position Available: Assistant Teaching Professor in Decision Analytics

By Goldie Negelev | September 13, 2023

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) at the University of California, Berkeley, welcomes applications for an assistant teaching professor specializing in teaching relevant courses at the undergraduate and master’s levels. This senate faculty position carries full membership…

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position Available: Assistant Professor in Resilient and Sustainable Supply Chains

By Goldie Negelev | September 12, 2023

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) at the University of California, Berkeley, welcomes applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor. Candidates with research interests in logistics or supply chain engineering, with an emphasis on sustainability and resilience,…

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Berkeley IEOR Professor Ying Cui Receives NIH Award for Advancing Biomedical Data Learning

By Goldie Negelev | August 8, 2023

Berkeley IEOR professor Ying Cui was recently awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s National Cancer Institute, titled “SCH: A New Computational Framework for Learning from Imbalanced Biomedical Data,” for her work aimed at developing new…

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Charting Pathways to Success: Job Market Placements for Our 2023 Graduating Doctoral Students

By Goldie Negelev | July 25, 2023

Erik Bertelli Operations Research Analyst at the United States Coast Guard Yuhao Ding Research Analyst at Cubist Hansheng Jiang Assistant Professor of Operations Management and Statistics at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto Mahan Tajrobehkar Researcher…

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Department Welcomes Two New Faculty

By Goldie Negelev | July 21, 2023

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research is pleased to welcome two new faculty members, Chiwei Yan and Ying Cui this fall. Cui and Yan are engaged in innovative research to address emerging challenges in various fields, including transportation,…

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Berkeley IEOR Professor Thibaut Mastrolia Receives Grant for Cybersecurity Research

By Goldie Negelev | July 20, 2023

Berkeley IEOR Professor Thibaut Mastrolia has been awarded a grant from the France-Berkeley Fund (FBF) for his proposal, “Mathematical modeling for cyber-risk insurance.” Established in 1993 through a partnership with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the FBF is committed…