Take The QuakeCAFE Quiz: Are You Ready For The Big One?

By Eugene Pang | December 16, 2015

Take The QuakeCAFE Quiz: Are You Ready For The Big One? Keith McAleer December 16, 2015 Take the quiz! How prepared are you?  No one knows when the next big earthquake will hit California, but most can agree on one…

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Students Present ‘Challenge Lab’ Projects

By Eugene Pang | December 15, 2015

December 15, 2015 Challenge Lab (IEOR 185) is a project of the Sutardja Center of Entrepreneurship & Technology and uses a competition-based format to teach students how to be entrepreneurs by working in interdisciplinary teams to develop a product. The competition categories this year…

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Happy Holidays From Berkeley IEOR!

By Eugene Pang | December 9, 2015

Happy Holidays From Berkeley IEOR! Keith McAleer December 9, 2015 Happy holidays to you and your family! — from Berkeley Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…