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Announcing Sharjeel Laeeq as 2021 Jengyee Prize Recipient

By Keith McAleer | May 7, 2021

Congratulations to Sharjeel Laeeq for winning the 2021 Jengyee Prize, Leadership for a Better World scholarship. Sharjeel is a graduating senior in Mechanical Engineering who recently helped a neglected town in Pakistan to install a Reverse Osmosis (RO) system to provide more clean drinking water to…

Accelerating the Innovation in Tele-Surgery with Deep Learning

By Vishrut Rana | April 28, 2021

Tele-medicine services – where doctors can meet patients over video conference to treat non-critical conditions – have been on the rise over the past decade. Many medical technologies exist to facilitate routine procedures, like taking pulse and checking blood pressure,…

Featured Undergraduates: Class of 2021

By Vishrut Rana | April 22, 2021

With the semester coming to an end, Berkeley IEOR bids farewell to the Undergraduate Class of 2021. As they embrace the next phase of their lives – ready to leave a positive impact wherever they go – Berkeley IEOR wishes…

Ikhlaq Sidhu receives Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times Award

By Keith McAleer | April 20, 2021

SCET Faculty Director & Chief Scientist, Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu has been awarded the University of California, Berkeley’s Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times Award for demonstrating his commitment to students and excellence in teaching, even under extraordinarily difficult circumstances.

Alum Barry Pasternack Provides Significant Support for Graduate Students

By Keith McAleer | April 19, 2021

Alumnus Dr. Barry Pasternack (PhD IEOR ‘74) has made a significant contribution to the IEOR department’s Graduate Student Support Fund to support graduate students and help recruit the world’s best and brightest to Berkeley. In a conversation with IEOR, Barry…

Fung Feature: Ruila Puskas-Juhasz, MEng ’21

By Vishrut Rana | April 16, 2021

Ruila Puskas-Juhasz is a current Berkeley MEng candidate studying Industrial Engineering & Operations Research with a focus on Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Strategy. Here, she shares her aspirations to become a data science for social good.

Applications now open for the 2021 Joe Arai Undergraduate Research Fellowship

By Keith McAleer | April 13, 2021

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research is excited to announce that applications are now open for the 2021 Joe Arai Undergraduate Research Fellowship. The goal of the fellowship is to enable an IEOR student to work on a…

Announcing the 2021 Jengyee Prize – Win A $2000 Scholarship!

By Keith McAleer | March 19, 2021

Attention all Berkeley undergraduates! The 2021 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,…

Announcing the 2021 Duryea Fellows

By Keith McAleer | March 18, 2021

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research is excited to announce that IEOR PhD students Mengzi (Amy) Guo and Mo Liu have been selected as the 2021 Duryea Fellows. Each student will be awarded a stipend to support their…