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Javad Lavaei Named AAIA Fellow and Awarded IEEE CSS Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize

By Goldie Negelev | December 15, 2022

Congratulations to Berkeley IEOR Professor Javad Lavaei, who continues to receive accolades for his prolific research activity and impact. Lavaei was recently named Fellow of the Asia Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA), the highest level of membership in the organization.…

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Berkeley IEOR Graduate Named to Forbes 30-Under-30 List

By Goldie Negelev | December 2, 2022

Berkeley IEOR graduate Courtney Z. Chow (BS IEOR’ 16) joins a different kind of class for 2023: The Forbes 30-under-30. Established ten years ago, the Forbes Under 30 list recognizes tomorrow’s brightest young innovators, trailblazers, and disruptors working to solve…

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Professor Javad Lavaei Elevated to Fellow of IEEE

By Goldie Negelev | November 22, 2022

IEEE, the world’s largest professional membership organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, has announced that Javad Lavaei, Associate Professor of Berkeley IEOR, has been elevated to Fellow of IEEE. The grade of fellow recognizes distinction in…

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Student Stories: Community by Shreejal Luitel

By Kartik Aggarwal | November 17, 2022

The Power of Community By Shreejal Luitel, B.S. IEOR ’24 Mentors are often the unsung heroes behind a successful career. Their importance can be crucial to navigating the waters of academia and the world after graduating. Mentors can make meaningful…

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New research from Professor Anil Aswani Creates More Inclusive Data-Driven Decision-Making

By Kartik Aggarwal | November 17, 2022

New research from Professor Anil Aswani Creates More Inclusive Data-Driven Decision-Making Anil Aswani and Matt Olfat, 2023, “Optimization Hierarchy for Fair Statistical Decision Problems” Annals of Statistics, forthcoming. From healthcare to criminal justice and finance to education, powerful algorithms are…

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Professor Emeritus Ronald W. Wolff fosters a bright future for Berkeley IEOR

By Goldie Negelev | November 9, 2022

On October 14, we were thrilled to host a private celebration at the Alumni House with former students, alums, faculty members,  and friends, all gathering to honor Berkeley IEOR Professor Emeritus, Ronald W. Wolff. Dr. Wolff is one of the…

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UC Berkeley is No. 1 public school for startup founders in 2022 Pitchbook rankings

By Annie Lin | November 4, 2022

For the fourth straight year, UC Berkeley topped the list as the nation’s best public university for startup founders, and it remains the second-best university among both private and public schools, according to Pitchbook’s 2022 annual rankings of universities released…


Filipino American History Month: Student Stories

By Goldie Negelev | October 27, 2022

October is Filipino American History Month (FAHM)! Filipino American History Month celebrates the culture, experiences, and lives of Filipino Americans throughout history. This year marks historic firsts for campus institutions to uplift the Filipinx community via events, exhibits, and digital…

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Berkeley IEOR Professor Receives Prestigious INFORMS President’s Award

By Goldie Negelev | October 27, 2022

Berkeley IEOR Professor Candace Yano is the recipient of the 2022 INFORMS President’s Award. The honor was presented by current INFORMS president Radhika Kulkarni, who served as chair of the selection committee, which included two previous INFORMS presidents. The prestigious…