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IEOR Students to Gain Redesigned and Expanded Engineering Student Center

By Goldie Negelev | April 18, 2022

Powered by a $30 million challenge match grant from an anonymous alum, UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering has raised more than $74 million in gifts to transform the engineering student center into a vibrant hub of learning and discovery, cross-disciplinary…

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The Journal of Mathematical Biology Publishes New Research From IEOR Assistant Professor Thibaut Mastrolia

By Goldie Negelev | April 13, 2022

Work from IEOR Assistant Professor Thibaut Mastrolia titled “Incentives, lockdown, and testing: from Thucydides’ analysis to the COVID-19 pandemic” has been published in the Journal of mathematical biology. Emma Hubert (Princeton University), Dylan Possamaï (ETH Zurich), Xavier Warin (EDF and Energy Markets and Finance Laboratory).

Berkeley IEOR Ranks 2nd in the 2022 U.S. News and World Reports Rankings

By Goldie Negelev | March 29, 2022

According to the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, UC Berkeley’s Industrial Engineering and Operations Research graduate program ranked 2nd in the nation, with the Georgia Institute of Technology ranking 1st. Further, Berkeley’s College of Engineering also ranked 3rd in…

Announcing the 2022 Jengyee Prize – Win A $2000 Scholarship!

By Jasmine Flores | March 15, 2022

Attention all Berkeley undergraduates! The 2022 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, race,…

Olivier Bouard, MEng ’22 (IEOR): “I chose Berkeley to meet people who want to change the world”

By Jasmine Flores | January 25, 2022

IEOR Welcomes Carolyn Yee to its Advisory Board

By Keith McAleer | January 12, 2022

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research is excited to welcome alumna Carolyn Yee to the IEOR Advisory Board. “I am honored to join the IEOR Advisory Board to shape the future of the department and the field of…

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Robert Leachman awarded as a 2021 INFORMS Fellow

By Hannah Vinh | December 10, 2021

IEOR Professor Robert Leachman has been named a 2021 INFORMS Fellow. INFORMS Fellows are announced once per year to individuals who demonstrate outstanding lifetime achievement in operations research and the management sciences and have made significant contributions to the advancement…

Prof. Rajan Udwani Wins INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group Paper Competition

By Hannah Vinh | October 29, 2021

Berkeley IEOR Professor Rajan Udwani has been selected as winner of the 2021 INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Paper Competition for his work titled Submodular Order Functions and Assortment Optimization. Udwani was selected for his work with submodular order…

What is IEOR?

By Keith McAleer | October 19, 2021

What is IEOR? In this award-winning video, IEOR students explain what industrial engineering & operations research is, how their skills can improve the world, and discuss exciting careers in IEOR. IEOR is the process of inventing and designing ways to…