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Professor Shmuel Oren to deliver Marcel Boiteux Lecture in France for 100th birthday commemoration

By Goldie Negelev | March 17, 2023

UC Berkeley Professor Shmuel Oren has been chosen to deliver the first Marcel Boiteux Lecture at CentralSupélec-Paris-Saclay University in Gif-sur-Yvette, France next month. The lecture, titled “Mobilizing load flexibility to support decarbonization through virtual power plants,” will commemorate the 100th…

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Spotlight on Professor Xin Guo and Her Research Group

By Goldie Negelev | March 17, 2023

March is Women’s History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the achievements of women in our community and around the world. Berkeley Engineering has always been a leader in breaking barriers for women, and the Department of Industrial Engineering…


Announcing the 2023 Jengyee Prize – Win A $2000 Scholarship!

By Kartik Aggarwal | March 10, 2023

Attention all Berkeley undergraduates! The 2023 Jengyee Prize – Leadership for a Better World – is now accepting applications. The $2,000 prize is awarded annually and is open to all undergraduate students with a sophomore or higher standing, regardless of gender,…

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Spotlight on MoonSoo Choi (BS IEOR ‘13)

By Annie Lin | February 16, 2023

We recently sat down with MoonSoo Choi to discuss his time as an undergraduate student and his current role as Senior Manager of Data Science at Walmart. What did your time at UC Berkeley mean to you? As a student,…

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Five examples that show the power of machine learning, as told by IEOR 142

By Annie Lin | January 30, 2023

In IEOR 142: Introduction to Machine Learning and Data Analytics, Professor Paul Grigas uses real datasets to teach students key techniques in machine learning and data analytics. The class culminates with a final project where students must identify a real-world…

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Meet One of UC Berkeley’s Oldest Living Alumni, Dr. Ernst S. Valfer

By Annie Lin | January 25, 2023

Journey through IEOR History Sharp wit and great humor in tow, IEOR’s oldest living alum, Ernst S. Valfer, has plenty of stories from his time as a student in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. Celebrating his 97th…

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Spotlight on Jonathan Zvi and European Innovation Academy

By Goldie Negelev | January 25, 2023

We sat down with junior IEOR student and IISE Co-President, Jonathan Zvi to discuss his experience as part of the European Innovation Academy (EIA), the world’s largest educational entrepreneurship summer program for students. EIA offers an intensive, fast-paced summer learning…

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Anna Deza Wins Best Paper at KDIR 2022

By Goldie Negelev | January 11, 2023

Berkeley IEOR PhD student Anna Deza has won the Best Paper Award at KDIR 2022: 14th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval. The paper titled “Safe Screening for Logistics Regression with — Regularization” (co-authored by Professor Alper Atamturk)…

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Alumni Career Stories: Lucie Kresl (BS IEOR ‘19)

By Annie Lin | December 15, 2022

Alumni Career Stories: Lucie Kresl (BS IEOR ’19) We recently sat down with Berkeley IEOR alum Lucie Krestle to discuss her journey after graduating from UC Berkeley. What are some of the most important and useful skills you learned as…