Posts Tagged ‘INFORMS’

Berkeley IEOR Postdoc wins INFORMS Optimization Society Student Paper Prize

Yingjie Bi, a Berkeley IEOR post-doctoral researcher with Professor Javad Lavaei, recently received the Best Student Paper Prize from the INFORMS Optimization Society. Yingjie, who completed his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University earlier this year, was awarded for his co-authored paper titled ‘Duality gap estimation via a refined Shapley-Folkman lemma.’ Through…

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Berkeley IEOR Student Selected as 2020 INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Finalist

Berkeley IEOR PhD student Anna Deza has been selected as one of 10 finalists for the 2020 INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize. Anna’s submission, which she worked on during her undergraduate program at the University of Toronto, was titled A Multistage Stochastic Integer Programming Approach to Distributed Operating Room Scheduling. Along with the other finalists,…

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Berkeley IEOR researchers awarded best student paper in Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment

The work by the Berkeley research group comprising of Julie Mulvaney-Kemp, Salar Fattahi, and Prof Javad Lavaei was selected to receive the 2020 Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment (ENRE) Student Best Paper Award at the INFORMS Annual Meeting. The paper was titled “Smoothing Property of Load Variation Promotes Finding Global Solutions of Time-Varying Optimal…

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Professor Candi Yano wins INFORMS Kimball Medal

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Professor Candi Yano was awarded the INFORMS George E. Kimball Medal in recognition of distinguished service to the Institute and to the profession of operations research and the management sciences. The award is a medallion and a certificate. INFORMS, or otherwise known as the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, is a organization…

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Max Z. Shen awarded as a 2018 INFORMS Fellow

IEOR Professor Max Shen has been named a 2018 INFORMS Fellow.  INFORMS Fellows Awards are announced once per year, and are reserved for researchers that exemplify outstanding lifetime achievement in operations research and management sciences or have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments or significant contributions to the advancement of operations research and/or management sciences over time. Prof. Shen…

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IEOR Alum Mauricio G. C. Resende Chosen As INFORMS Fellow For Class Of 2016

IEOR Alum Mauricio G. C. Resende Chosen As INFORMS Fellow For Class Of 2016 Eugene Pang November 7, 2016 Mauricio G. C. Resende was chosen to be a 2016 INFORMS fellow. Resende received his PhD in Operations Research (’87) at the University of California Berkeley. Currently, he works as a principle research scientist for Amazon.com, Inc. According to…

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Professor Alper Atamturk Delivers Keynote At INFORMS

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 in conic optimization. Polynomial interior point algorithms that have earlier been developed for linear optimization…

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