Engaging with AI’s unique form of creativity could lead to unexpected new discoveries. (Image by Champ Panupong Techawongthawon, via Unsplash)

Ken Goldberg: Let’s embrace the creative possibilities of AI

By Goldie Negelev | July 19, 2023

By Ken Goldberg, Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and William S. Floyd Jr. Distinguished Chair in Engineering at UC Berkeley Imagine you’re practicing with a band and someone walks in with a new instrument. You and your pals…

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Professor Robert Leachman Retires from UC Berkeley after an Extraordinary Career in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

By Goldie Negelev | July 7, 2023

After a career spanning over four decades, Berkeley IEOR Professor Robert Leachman has announced his retirement. Professor Leachman’s significant contributions to academia and industry leave a remarkable legacy of research, mentorship, and consulting expertise. As we bid farewell to this…

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Chancellor Carol T. Christ shines spotlight on pioneering AI Research happening at UC Berkeley

By Goldie Negelev | June 26, 2023

In a recent op-ed, Chancellor Carol T. Christ shed light on the vast contributions of UC Berkeley to the ever-evolving world of Artificial Intelligence (AI). In the article, Christ highlights the pioneering endeavors of Berkeley IEOR Distinguished Professor, Ken Goldberg,…

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Berkeley IEOR Graduates Lead the Way in Lucrative Careers: Report Highlights Operations Research as Highest-Earning Field

By Goldie Negelev | June 14, 2023

A recent report by the HEA group, a respected higher education research and consulting agency, has shed light on the correlation between specific fields of study and early-career earnings. Drawing upon data from the US Department of Education, which highlights…

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Celebrating the Class of 2023

By Goldie Negelev | May 25, 2023

Last week marked a significant milestone as the College of Engineering celebrated nearly 2,000 students who earned bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degrees. Among this year’s graduating cohort, Berkeley IEOR granted degrees to 27 ORMS undergraduates, 64 IEOR undergraduates, 139 masters…

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Congratulations to the 2023 Jengyee Prize Winner

By Goldie Negelev | May 12, 2023

We are delighted to announce that Katie Kenny is this year’s Jengyee Prize – Leadership for a Better World winner. Established in 2010, the Jengyee Prize recognizes undergraduate students who demonstrate outstanding leadership, service, and commitment to advancing a better…

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Berkeley IEOR Students Receive Top Honors at UC Leads Symposium

By Goldie Negelev | April 21, 2023

Berkeley IEOR undergraduate students Isa Demetz and Santiago Karam Padilla won top honors for their research posters during last weekend’s UC Leads Research & Leadership Symposium. The University of California Leadership Excellence through Advanced Degrees (UC LEADS) program is designed…

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Berkeley IEOR Professor Rajan Udwani Receives Google Research Scholar Award

By Goldie Negelev | April 21, 2023

Berkeley IEOR Professor Rajan Udwani has been awarded the highly competitive Google Research Scholar award for 2023-24 in recognition of his proposal on algorithms and optimization, titled “Generalized Framework for Prior-Free Online Resource Allocation.” The Google Research Scholar Program supports…

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New Doctoral Fellowship Supports IEOR Scholars and Honors Rising Star in Operations Research

By Goldie Negelev | April 20, 2023

New Doctoral Fellowship Supports IEOR Scholars and Honors Rising Star in Operations Research Meet Marie Pelagie Elimbi Moudio – a trailblazing Berkeley IEOR Ph.D. student and the inspiration behind The Marie Pelagie Elimbi Moudio Fellowship in IEOR (UC Berkeley photo…