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Berkeley IEOR Postdoc wins INFORMS Optimization Society Student Paper Prize

By Vishrut Rana | October 12, 2020

Yingjie Bi, a Berkeley IEOR post-doctoral researcher with Professor Javad Lavaei, recently received the Best Student Paper Prize from the INFORMS Optimization Society. Yingjie, who completed his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University earlier this year, was…

Re-watch Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna at the A. Richard Newton Series

By Vishrut Rana | October 7, 2020

University of California, Berkeley, biochemist Jennifer Doudna has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, sharing it with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine. CRISPR-Cas9 allows scientists to rewrite…

Berkeley IEOR Student Selected as 2020 INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Finalist

By Vishrut Rana | October 2, 2020

Berkeley IEOR PhD student Anna Deza has been selected as one of 10 finalists for the 2020 INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize. Anna’s submission, which she worked on during her undergraduate program at the University of Toronto, was titled A…

Industry and IEOR Panel Discuss the Future of Supply Chain

By Keith McAleer | September 30, 2020

5 Year Masters Program applications due October 20

By Vishrut Rana | September 22, 2020

The 5 Year IEOR-ORMS Masters Program is now accepting applications from IEOR or ORMS seniors graduating in December 2020 or May 2021. The Department Application deadline is Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 5 p.m. PST. To learn more about the…

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…