Posts by Hannah Vinh

Lucie Kresl

Lucie Kresl graduated from Berkeley in Spring of 2019 with a degree in IEOR as well as a SCET certificate in Entrepreneurship and Technology. She currently works at Barclays, a UK-based bank, as a Technology Analyst based in New Jersey. Originally from Texas, Lucie came to Berkeley without really knowing anyone else also attending, which…

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Yash Bandari

Yash Bhandari is third-year IEOR major hailing from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, who found his way to industrial engineering after entering Berkeley as a Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) major. After some time, Yash came to feel that the MSE curriculum didn’t align with his true interests, and began exploring alternatives. When a close friend…

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Sruti Bharat

Sruti Bharat graduated from UC Berkeley in 2012 with an undergraduate degree in IEOR along with a double minor in English and Energy Resources. She currently works as a manager of Venture Programs at All Raise. Sruti grew up in Oakland, eventually moving to Pleasanton with her family. Sruti heavily cherished her time at Berkeley,…

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Professor Daniel Pirutinsky

Although he’s been teaching IEOR courses at Berkeley for half a semester, Professor Daniel (dah-NEE-yell) Pirutinsky has no clue what his office looks like, what campus looks like, or even what Berkeley looks like. Hired in the midst of a global pandemic, Pirutinsky has spent the entirety of his nascent career as an assistant teaching…

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Kaan Gezguc

As a part of our “Monthly Spotlight” series to foster a sense of community in the IEOR/ORMS departments, we had the privilege to interview Kaan Gezguc –a third-year IEOR major from Istanbul, Turkey! Kaan grew up in Istanbul and graduated from the Saint Joseph High School where he simultaneously received education in French, English, and…

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Shir Nehama

IEOR alumnus Shir Nehama (BS ’15, MA ’16) fell in love with industrial engineering after attending a lecture at her first Cal Day in 2011. Since then, Shir has applied her knowledge of IEOR subjects to her career in data science at a range of companies including Deloitte, StubHub, Zillow, and currently, Airbnb. Shir also…

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Professor Anil Aswani

Professor Aswani received his B.S in Electrical Engineering from University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor. For graduate school, he studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with an emphasis in computational biology and genomics at our very own UC Berkeley. During graduate school, he started working on optimization theory and statistics. His research began to align…

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