Posts Tagged ‘IEOR’

Shane Henderson – Under the Hood of Bike Sharing

Joint work with Daniel Freund, Nanjing Jian, Eoin O’Mahony, David Shmoys Cornell’s work on bike sharing with Citi Bike and its parent company Motivate relies on a combination of data analysis, stochastic modeling and optimization to help inform both the design and operation of the largest bike-sharing operations in North America. I’ll discuss our work…

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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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Fung Feature: Youhee Choi, MEng ’18 (IEOR)

“I’m Youhee Choi, and I was born and raised in Korea. I lived there for 26 years. My background is pretty interesting because I majored in International Studies, worked full-time for three years, and then moved here for my Master’s program in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR). I just moved to Oakland, CA to…

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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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David Kalinowski: ‘I always knew I wanted to be an engineering leader’

The UC Berkeley Master of Engineering program boasts an impressive alumni network across many industries, from fast-growing startups to Fortune 500 companies. Alumni play an active role in the MEng program and regularly attend seminars and events at the Fung Institute to network and share career advice with the current cohort. David Kalinowski, MEng ’13…

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Class of 2018 College of Engineering Commencement Ceremony

The College of Engineering Commencement on May 15th officially commemorated an end and new beginning for the class of 2018. We congratulate every graduate for their hard work and diligence. We can not wait to see what the future holds for the UC Berkeley IEOR class of 2018. To celebrate, the IEOR department invited friends and…

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UC Berkeley IEOR Hiring a Lecturer

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. Positions may range from 11% to 100% time in a given semester, and they may begin as early as Fall 2018. Applications will…

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IEOR PhD Student Chosen As Finalist At American Control Conference (ACC)

IEOR PhD student Salar Fattahi has been chosen as one of five finalists for the prestigious American Control Conference Best Student Paper Award for his paper titled “Closed-Form Solution and Sparsity Path for  Inverse Covariance Estimation Problem.” The research was developed under the supervision of Dr. Somayeh Sojoudi, assistant professor in residence in the Departments of Electrical Engineering &…

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Prof. Righter Wins VALUETOOLS 2017 Best Paper Award

Prof. Righter wins VALUETOOLS 2017 Best Paper Award Eugene Pang December 18, 2017 Professor Rhonda Righter, along with her collaborators Ivo Adan (Eindhoven University of Technology) and Gideon Weiss (The University of Haifa), have been award the Best Paper Award at the 11th EAI | VALUETOOLS International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools. The…

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IEOR welcomes award-winning postdoc

IEOR is proud to welcome Cédric Josz to the Berkeley community. Cédric is currently pursuing a postdoc in EECS and IEOR under the supervision of Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei where he works on optimization, control and its applications. In December, Cédric will travel to Paris where he will compete as a finalist to win the 2017…

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