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Professor Barna Saha conferred IIT Kanpur Young Alumnus Award

By Vishrut Rana | September 22, 2020

Berkeley IEOR is pleased to share that Professor Barna Saha is selected as the 2020 recipient of the Young Alumnus Award by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT Kanpur). The Young Alumnus Award at IIT Kanpur had been instituted…

Graduate program applications open for Fall 2021

By Vishrut Rana | September 16, 2020

Berkeley IEOR is excited to announce that the Fall 2021 application cycle for all Graduate programs is now open. Due to testing restrictions related to COVID 19, applications for the Fall 2021 cycle do not require submission of GRE scores.…

M.E.T. applications open for rising sophomores starting Fall 2021

By Vishrut Rana | September 14, 2020

The M.E.T. Program is excited to announce that beginning with the Fall 2021 admissions cycle, applications will open for current UC Berkeley College of Engineering sophomores majoring in a M.E.T. academic track (BioE, CE, EECS, IEOR, MSE, or ME) to…

IEOR department seeking applications for tenure-track faculty position

By Keith McAleer | September 8, 2020

The DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS RESEARCH (IEOR) at the University of California, Berkeley, welcomes applications from qualified researchers for a position in the broad area of stochastics, with research interests in topics such as probability, machine learning, stochastics…

Berkeley IEOR researchers awarded best student paper in Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment

By Vishrut Rana | September 8, 2020

The work by the Berkeley research group comprising of Julie Mulvaney-Kemp, Salar Fattahi, and Prof Javad Lavaei was selected to receive the 2020 Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment (ENRE) Student Best Paper Award at the INFORMS Annual Meeting. The…

IEOR alum applies machine learning to personalized healthcare

By Vishrut Rana | August 25, 2020

Yonatan Mintz, a 2018 Berkeley IEOR Ph.D. graduate, was recently appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Mintz applies optimization and machine learning methods to tailor healthcare interventions to individuals. Mintz’s research portfolio…

Berkeley IEOR researchers selected as Best Student Paper Award Finalists at IEEE Conference

By Vishrut Rana | August 17, 2020

The paper authored by Salar Fattahi, a recent IEOR PhD grad and incoming Assistant Professor at University of Michigan, Cedric Josz, a former IEOR/EECS postdoc and Assistant Professor at Columbia University, and Reza Mohammadi, an IEOR postdoc, along with Professors…

GRE scores are now optional for Fall 2021 application to IEOR graduate programs

By Vishrut Rana | August 12, 2020

Due to the hardship caused by the pandemic, the Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley had made the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score optional for applications to its graduate programs for Fall 2021.…

Inspiring Innovation: 2020 Summer Reading List

By Keith McAleer | July 7, 2020