Ethan Lab TreeHacks 2024

Ethan Lam B.S. ’25 Wins Best Decentralized App Award at TreeHacks 2024

By Kartik Aggarwal | April 22, 2024

During Stanford’s premier hackathon TreeHacks 2024, Ethan Lam, a third-year Berkeley IEOR student, and his team won the Best Decentralized App Award on the Ava Labs sponsor track. Their project, zKnowledge Base, is a social publishing platform aimed at democratizing research paper…


Berkeley Analytics Lab Showcase

By Kartik Aggarwal | April 20, 2024

Max Shen and team win 2024 INFORMS Prize

By Kartik Aggarwal | April 19, 2024

INFORMS, the largest association for the decision and data sciences, has awarded, a leading technology and service provider with supply chain at its core, the prestigious 2024 INFORMS Prize for its outstanding use of operations research (O.R.) and analytics…

Kids Teach Tech

Teaching it Forward

By Kartik Aggarwal | April 17, 2024

In June and July 2023, Berkeley IEOR hosted the first in-person Kids Teach Tech (KTT) STEM Summer Camp. Over one hundred youth came to UC Berkeley for a dynamic two-week immersion in STEM education, with additional participants joining virtually from…

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Transforming the Synthetic Biology Industry Berkeley IEOR Professor Rob Leachman’s Pioneering Benchmarking Study

By Kartik Aggarwal | April 17, 2024

Photo by Adam Lau Berkeley IEOR Professor Rob Leachman has been awarded a $1 million grant from BioMADE, a Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense, and 10 synthetic biology companies that are BioMADE members. The…

Bud Lyons

Spotlight on Berkeley IEOR Alum Bud Lyons BS ‘72

By Kartik Aggarwal | April 16, 2024

We recently caught up with Berkeley alum Bud Lyons, a trailblazer who holds a B.S. from Berkeley IEOR and an MBA from Stanford University. With a stellar career trajectory in real estate investment and management, Lyons has assumed pivotal leadership…

Tony Xu

Berkeley IEOR Alum Tony Xu, DoorDash CEO and Co-Founder, to Deliver 2024 Commencement Address

By Goldie Negelev | April 9, 2024

Berkeley IEOR is proud to announce that Tony Xu (B.S. ’07 IEOR), CEO and co-founder of DoorDash, a technology company that connects consumers with their favorite local businesses, is this year’s keynote speaker for the College of Engineering, Class of…

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Cal Alum Sonita Lontoh ’99 challenges us to achieve 100 gifts for Big Give

By Kartik Aggarwal | March 6, 2024

In celebration of International Women’s Month, Cal alum Sonita Lontoh ’99 is challenging the Berkeley IEOR community for Big Give 2024. Sonita will donate an amazing $15,000 if we can secure 100 gifts to Berkeley IEOR during Big Give. Every…


Announcing the 2024 Jengyee Prize – Win A $2000 Scholarship!

By Goldie Negelev | March 6, 2024

Announcing the 2024 Jengyee Prize – Leadership for a Better World Attention all Berkeley undergraduates! The 2024 Jengyee Prize – Leadership for a Better World – is now accepting applications. The $2,000 prize is awarded annually and is open to…