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Ben Horowitz Talks Honesty, Failure, and Secrets

By Eugene Pang | February 8, 2016

Be honest with yourself and others (i.e. don’t just say what you think others want to hear). Work hard on a problem to reveal its secrets. Failure is an essential part of the innovation process — but make only new…

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Shmuel Oren Elected To National Academy Of Engineering

By Eugene Pang | February 8, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Shmuel Oren, the Earl J. Isaac Professor in the Science and Analysis of Decision Making, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for his contributions ‘to the integration of decisions and cooperative market mechanisms for adaptive multisource…

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Etcheverry Renovations Update

By Eugene Pang | January 22, 2016

Etcheverry Renovations Update Keith McAleer January 22, 2016 The first phase of our Etcheverry renovations campaign is nearly complete! The goal of the campaign is to upgrade the environment in Etcheverry Hall to make it easier for everyone to collaborate, work, and…

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Operations Research Analyst One Of The Most Popular STEM Jobs For Women

By Eugene Pang | January 13, 2016

According to an analysis published in a recent article in USA Today, operations research analyst ranks as the #3 most popular STEM job for women after health services manager and psychologist. Read more at

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CalDay T-Shirt Design Contest

By Eugene Pang | January 11, 2016

IEOR is having a design contest to help IEOR create t-shirts for CalDay 2016, UC Berkeley’s annual open house. Participants will create a design for the front and back of the shirt. T-shirt designs may focus on any aspect of IEOR (What…


Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu to Help Develop Chile’s New Engineering Economy

By Eugene Pang | January 4, 2016

Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu to Help Develop Chile’s New Engineering Economy Keith McAleer January 4, 2016 Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu of IEOR and Chief Scientist/Founding Director of the Sutardja Center has been invited to serve on International Advisory Board (IAB) of the…

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Sutardja Center Alums Create “Prynt”, A Polaroid Printing Smartphone Case

By Eugene Pang | December 18, 2015

Prynt, a San Francisco-based startup founded by two graduates of a Berkeley Engineering entrepreneurship program, is bringing instant print photography to smartphones. The grads designed a smartphone case equipped with a built-in mini-printer, for printing digital photos on the go.…

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Now hiring: IEOR Lecturer position

By Eugene Pang | December 17, 2015

The DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS RESEARCH at University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in the department should an opening arise. The ad will remain in place for one…


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…