Industrial engineering

Cal's first industrial engineer?

Lillian Gilbreth, pioneering Cal grad

12/7/2016 - In a talk titled “The Ingenuity and Courage of Lillian Gilbreth,” Purdue University professor emeritus Ferdinand Leimkuhler celebrated the pre-IEOR graduate for her engineering ingenuity and her efforts to get more women into the workplace.

Dynamic duo

Christine Ho and Brooks Kincaid at Imprint Energy

11/1/2016 The College of Engineering and Haas School of Business launch the Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology double-degree undergraduate program.

Best of engineering and business, in one

From Dean Sastry

8/23/2016 - The M.E.T. Program, our exciting new partnership with the Haas School of Business, will guide students to earn two full B.S. degrees — one in engineering, one in business.

How data can personalize mobile health

mHealth researchers William Haskell (Stanford), Yoshimi Fukuoka (UCSF) and Anil Aswani (Berkeley IEOR)

8/10/2016 - IEOR professor Anil Aswani, in partnership with colleagues from UCSF and Stanford, is investigating how mobile health applications can help individuals live healthier lifestyles.

Would you trust a robot surgeon to operate on you?

Ken Goldberg and robot surgery

6/2/2016 IEEE Spectrum - The role of surgeons may change dramatically as more and more surgical tasks are automated within the next 10 years, says Ken Goldberg, a roboticist and professor of industrial engineering who recently programmed a da Vinci surgical robot in his lab to conduct surgical incisions.

Siebel Energy Institute announces new grant winners

Stephen Mahin and Anil Aswani

5/5/2016 Marketwired - The Siebel Engineering Institute has awarded a second set of $50,000 seed grants to teams developing proposals that accelerate energy science research. The fifteen teams include two Berkeley Engineers, structural engineering professor Stephan Mahin (a lead researcher) and IEOR's Anil Aswani.

Life with machine: Robot relationships get real

Rikky Muller

5/1/2016 Three Berkeley professors studying artificial intelligence and robotics are testing how machines and humans come into physical contact, behave independently and interact with one another. The common goal: to create machines with the intelligence to better serve and work with human beings.