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IEOR to play a leading role in new National Artificial Intelligence Institute for Advances in Optimization

By Keith McAleer | July 29, 2021

Shmuel Oren Awarded 2021 Harold Hotelling Medal

By Vishrut Rana | July 2, 2021

Berkeley IEOR is pleased to announce that the INFORMS Section on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment (ENRE) has awarded Professor Shmuel Oren as the recipient of the 2021 Harold Hotelling Medal. The Harold Hotelling Medal is a competitive award…

Food stamps stretch farther when recipients have time to cook, IEOR & public health study finds

By Keith McAleer | June 29, 2021

Ikhlaq Sidhu receives Best Paper Award at ICE-IEEE 2021

By Keith McAleer | June 24, 2021

SCET Faculty Director, Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu, has just received the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Engineering, Technology, Innovation (ICE) 2021 for his paper A Generalized Framework for Algorithm Based Team Formation. Ikhlaq received the award along with…

NAE interview: Why Ken Goldberg loves art, engineering, and robots

By Keith McAleer | June 24, 2021

IEOR Department Benefits from a New $1 Million Endowment to Support Graduate Students

By Keith McAleer | June 21, 2021

IEOR alumni and friends have made 479 contributions to the IEOR Graduate Student Support Fund since it was established in 2009 by professor and alumna, Rhonda Righter, along with IEOR alumni, faculty and friends. Now UC Berkeley’s Department of Industrial…

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…