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Katta G. Murty Best Paper Prize awarded to Alfonso Lobos

By Keith McAleer | May 21, 2021

Alfonso Lobos was named as the 2021 recipient of the Katta G. Murty Best Paper Prize. The award faculty committee selected Alfonso for his phenomenal work on “Optimal Bidding, Allocation, and Budget Spending for a Demand-Side Platform with Generic Auctions”…

IEOR Alum Receives 2021 Bodossaki Distinguished Young Scientist Award

By Vishrut Rana | May 20, 2021

Associate Professor at Belgium’s Universit´e catholique de Louvain, Anthony Papavasiliou, Berkeley IEOR PhD ’11, has been awarded the prestigious Bodossaki Distinguished Young Scientist Award for 2021. One of six other recipients from other fields, Papavasiliou received the award in the…

Shmuel Oren Awarded IEEE PES Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award

By Vishrut Rana | May 20, 2021

The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) has awarded Professor Shmuel Oren the 2021 IEEE PES Outstanding PowerEngineering Educator Award for his contributions to mentorship and education on the design and operation of electricity markets. The Outstanding Power Engineering Educator…

Announcing Vishrut Rana as the 2021 Joe Arai Undergraduate Research Fellow

By Keith McAleer | May 13, 2021

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research is pleased to announce that Vishrut Rana will be receiving the 2021 Joe Arai Undergraduate Research Fellowship, which includes a research experience with a member of the IEOR faculty and a $4,000…

The IEOR Department Welcomes Thibaut Mastrolia as a new Assistant Professor

By Keith McAleer | May 12, 2021

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research is excited to announce that Thibaut Mastrolia will be joining the department as a new assistant professor starting in July 2021. Thibaut is joining from École Polytechnique, where he was an assistant…

Announcing the Recipients of the Cliff Applied Research Grant

By Keith McAleer | May 11, 2021

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research is pleased to announce that Professors Anil Aswani and Candace Yano will be the recipients of the 2021 Cliff Applied Research Grant. The purpose of the grant program is to support IEOR…

Yingjie Bi awarded 2021 SIAM Student Paper Prize

By Keith McAleer | May 11, 2021

IEOR postdoctoral scholar Yingjie Bi has just been awarded the 2021 SIAM Student Paper Prize. The SIAM Student Paper Prize is given annually to the student author(s) of the most outstanding paper(s) accepted by SIAM journals within the three years…

Jesse Dieker receives the 2021 UC Berkeley Excellence in Management Award

By Keith McAleer | May 10, 2021

Announcing Sharjeel Laeeq as 2021 Jengyee Prize Recipient

By Keith McAleer | May 7, 2021

Congratulations to Sharjeel Laeeq for winning the 2021 Jengyee Prize, Leadership for a Better World scholarship. Sharjeel is a graduating senior in Mechanical Engineering who recently helped a neglected town in Pakistan to install a Reverse Osmosis (RO) system to provide more clean drinking water to…