Posts Tagged ‘engineering’

Join IEOR for CalDay 2019!

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at UC Berkeley is excited to be participating in CalDay 2019! We invite the whole community to come meet our students, faculty, and staff at Etcheverry Hall. There you will have a chance to learn more about what IEOR is, what our programs are all about, and…

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MEng Perspective: Nick Chandler, Marketing Analyst at 23andMe: ‘My biggest networking advice is to put yourself out there’

Nick Chandler graduated in 2017 with an MEng degree in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR). He currently works as a Marketing Analyst at 23andMe, a direct-to-consumer genetic testing company. By sending in their saliva sample in a home-based collection kit, people can get their genetic data analyzed and find out if they are at risk of…

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IEOR MEng Student with Eco-Solar Capstone Team Aims to Change Solar Energy Industry

Every year, teams of UC Berkeley M.Eng students work together to engineer solutions to fill industry, market or societal needs. This year the Eco-solar team, Mechanical Engineering students Haixu Yim, Keyo Wang, David Zhang, Pol Molinas, and Industrial Engineering and Operations Research student Shikhar Verma, plan to disrupt the solar energy market with their new solar…

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Join IEOR on April 21 for Cal Day 2018!

April 21st is Cal Day, UC Berkeley’s signature open-house event. IEOR will offering a variety of fun and informational events that are open to the public and people of all ages! 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Etcheverry Breezeway — Come meet current IEOR students at the IEOR: MACHINE LEARNING FOR A CONNECTED WORLD informational table to learn about…

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Announcing the new FinTech concentration for master of engineering students

The UC Berkeley Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership has just announced a new concentration for IEOR master of engineering students focused on financial technology (FinTech). The concentration will help meet the large and growing demand for FinTech workers in banking, consulting, and technology companies. The FinTech concentration equips students with skills in machine learning and data analytics…

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MEng capstone project leads to article in Science

IEOR Professor Lee Fleming and his collaborators — including alumnus Jason Boada (MEng ’15) — were recently featured in the journal Science for their research on crowdfunding. The research shows that when a region of the U.S. has successful crowdfunding campaigns (e.g. on Kickstarter), it tends to be followed by an increase in venture capital in that particular region. This is…

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