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IEOR Welcomes Students at Fall Picnic

By Eugene Pang | September 30, 2016

Today, the Industrial Engineering & Operations Research Department at University of California Berkeley welcomed students to the new year at the annual Fall Picnic. In total, approximately 200 students participated from each of IEOR’s academic programs including undergraduate students studying…

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Javad Lavaei wins INFORMS ENRE Energy 2016 Best Publication Award

By Eugene Pang | September 29, 2016

Javad Lavaei wins INFORMS ENRE Energy 2016 Best Publication Award Eugene Pang September 29, 2016 IEOR Assistant Professor Javad Lavaei has won the INFORMS ENRE Energy 2016 Best Publication Award for his paper titled “Convex Relaxation for Optimal Power Flow Problem: Mesh Networks.” Lavaei…

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Professor Xin Guo to Publish New Book on Quantitative Trading

By Eugene Pang | September 28, 2016

Professor Xin Guo to Publish New Book on Quantitative Trading Eugene Pang September 28, 2016 Professor Xin Guo, the Coleman Fung Chair in Financial Modeling at the University of California, Berkeley is releasing a new book titled Quantitative Trading: Algorithms, Analytics, Data,…

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Professor Shmuel Oren to Speak at CLAIO 2016

By Eugene Pang | September 13, 2016

Professor Shmuel Oren will be a plenary speaker at CLAIO 2016, the Latin-Iberoamerican Conference on Operations Research to be held in Santiago Chile, October 2-6, 2016.  His talk is titled “Opportunities and Challenges for OR in Electricity Markets.”

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Ikhlaq Sidhu to join Faculty Advisory Committee at Lawrence Hall of Science

By Keith McAleer | September 8, 2016

Sutardja Center Founding Director and Chief Scientist Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu has been invited to join the Faculty Advisory Committee for the Lawrence Hall of Science. Prof. Sidhu was nominated by the Advisory Council’s Chair, Don Proctor to join. The goal of the Faculty…

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Prof. Leachman To Be Keynote Speaker At MASM Conference

By Eugene Pang | August 30, 2016

Prof. Robert C. Leachman will be the keynote speaker at the Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing (MASM) Conference in Arlington, Virginia, Dec. 12-14, 2016. His presentation is entitled “The Engineering of Speed and Delivery.” Prof. Leachman has authored over 50 scientific articles…

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Berkeley IEOR To Help Educate The Next Generation Of Tech Leaders And Entrepreneurs

By Keith McAleer | August 25, 2016

Berkeley Industrial Engineering & Operations Research will be a core major in a program launched by UC Berkeley to help educate future technology leaders and entrepreneurs. Undergraduates applying for admission for Fall 2017 can now apply to the Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology program, a dual-degree…

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IEOR Welcomes Paul Grigas as new Assistant Professor

By Eugene Pang | August 17, 2016

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at UC Berkeley is proud to welcome Paul Grigas as a new Assistant Professor this fall. Paul’s research interests include large-scale convex optimization, statistical machine learning, and data-driven decision making.  He is also interested…

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Aswani Investigates How Data Can Personalize Mobile Health

By Eugene Pang | August 10, 2016

With the proliferation of mobile devices and rising awareness that proper diet and exercise can prevent disease and lead to better overall health outcomes, mobile health (or mHealth) applications have become an increasingly popular way to track every step, heartbeat, and…