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Rhonda Righter Named Co-Chair For The European Conference On Queueing Theory

By Eugene Pang | December 2, 2015

December 2, 2015 Congratulations to Professor Righter for being named program co-chair for the European Conference on Queueing Theory (ECQT).  The goal of the conference is to connect scientists and technicians to facilitate the exchange of ideas, theory, and applications in Queueing Theory…

Now Hiring: Tenure-Track / Tenure Faculty Position At Berkeley IEOR

By Berkeley IEOR | November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015 The DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS RESEARCH (IEOR) at University of California, Berkeley is conducting a search for candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level. The expected start…

Professor Alper Atamturk Delivers Keynote At INFORMS

By Eugene Pang | November 5, 2015

Professor Alper Atamturk was a speaker at the annual INFORMS conference held this year in Philadelphia from November 1-4.  At the conference, Alper delivered his keynote titled “Conic Integer Optimization” (abstract below). Conic Integer Optimization In the last 25 years we have experienced significant advances…

Sutardja Center Announces Partnership With Jacobs Institute

By Eugene Pang | October 28, 2015

Sutardja Center Announces Partnership With Jacobs Institute Keith McAleer October 28, 2015 Over 80 people gathered today in the newly built Jacobs Hall, which recently opened its doors in Fall 2015 as the new home of the Jacobs Institute for…

Javad Lavaei Joins Berkeley IEOR

By Eugene Pang | October 8, 2015

IEOR is proud to welcome Javad Lavaei to the faculty this year. Javad’s work in control theory, optimization, and power will be critical to addressing one of the biggest challenges for our future: How can we best meet the power…

Shmuel Oren Wins INFORMS 2015 Best Publication Award

By Eugene Pang | September 28, 2015

September 28, 2015 Congratulations to Shmuel and alum Tony Papavasiliou for winning the INFORMS Section on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment (ENRE) Best Publication Award for 2015 for their paper “Multi-Area Stochastic Unit Commitment for High Wind Penetration in…

Facebook Security Chief Featured At A. Richard Newton Lecture Series

By Keith McAleer | September 24, 2015

What’s it like keeping users safe on the world’s largest social media network? Alex Stamos, Chief Security Officer at Facebook, joined The Sutardja Center’s Newton Lecture Series to discuss entrepreneurship and the modern challenges of cybersecurity in a fireside chat…

Lee Schruben Keynote Speaker At BPD Process Analytics Symposium

By Eugene Pang | September 24, 2015

Professor Lee Schruben was the keynote speaker at the 2015 Biomanufacturing and Process Development (BPD) Process Analytics Symposium hosted by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center where he delivered his talk titled “The Dastardly D’s of Data”. Abstract: My working title for this presentation was…