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Berkeley IEOR Alum Sonita Lontoh Featured in Manufacturing Today Magazine

By Kartik Aggarwal | February 16, 2024

Berkeley IEOR alum Sonita Lontoh ’99 takes center stage in the latest edition of Manufacturing Today magazine. The feature illuminates Lontoh’s remarkable career, from her tenure as a board director at Fortune 100 giants like HP and Siemens to her…

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Student Spotlight: Q&A with Adrian Enders, Berkeley Analytics ‘24

By Kartik Aggarwal | February 16, 2024

Q: How has your experience as a student-athlete influenced your approach to academics? A: Rowing has definitely shaped my approach to academics. The routine of early morning practices has taught me to stay organized and self-disciplined. I’ve learned how to…

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Transforming Decision-Making with AI: A Shift from Prediction to Optimization in Machine Learning

By Kartik Aggarwal | February 16, 2024

Amid the surging popularity of AI, companies, organizations, and institutions worldwide are eagerly embracing its transformative potential. Yet, a disparity exists, rooted in the steep costs and extended time frames required for training machine learning models. This challenge is particularly…

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Rajan Udwani Receives NSF Career Award

By Kartik Aggarwal | February 13, 2024

Berkeley IEOR Assistant Professor Rajan Udwani has won the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award. The CAREER award is the NSF’s most prestigious award given to support early-career faculty members “who have the potential to…

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Berkeley IEOR Alums Steve Tai and KC Wu

By Goldie Negelev | February 7, 2024

As a mathematics and chemistry major at Indiana University Bloomington, Kin-Ching Wu, also known as KC, hadn’t initially envisioned pursuing her graduate studies at Berkeley. However, her father urged KC to stay close to her mother, who had recently immigrated…

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Open Recruitment: Lecturer Pool at Berkeley IEOR

By Kartik Aggarwal | January 24, 2024

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley is actively building a talented pool of temporary part-time instructors to teach courses in the department. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed.…

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Watch: Why we don’t have robot butlers yet | Professor Ken Goldberg Delivers Tedx Talk

By Kartik Aggarwal | January 18, 2024

In this 12-minute TEDx talk, artist and roboticist Ken Goldberg explains why robots are still klutzy and shows some of the surprising things they are starting to learn….We have microwaves, lasers, and cellphones: where are the robots? Computers and AI…

A Game-Changing Algorithm for Building Better Teams

By Kartik Aggarwal | January 18, 2024

At the heart of many successful social networks, from community organizations to cutting-edge tech startups, and spanning across schools, hospitals, and research institutions, are cohesive teams working towards common objectives. However, selecting individuals for such teams can present computational challenges.…

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Professor Rhonda Righter Takes the Helm as Program Committee Co-Chair for ACM SIGMETRICS/IFIP Performance 2024

By Kartik Aggarwal | January 18, 2024

ACM SIGMETRICS stands at the forefront of advocating for cutting-edge research in performance analysis for computing and communication systems, focusing on innovative techniques and applications of established methods and tools. Every year, ACM SIGMETRICS sponsors its own conference for the…