Professor Benjamin Leibowicz Publishes Climate Policy Op-Ed in Fortune

June 26, 2017

Operations Research and Industrial Engineering assistant professor Ben Leibowicz, whose research interests include energy economics, technological change and energy and climate policy analysis, offered his thoughts on what U.S. cities can do to continue fighting climate change in the wake of the country's recent withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement. His op-ed was published in Fortune on June 13.

ORIE Hosts Open House to Showcase Student Research, Launch New Center

May 08, 2017

The Operations Research and Industrial Engineering (ORIE) graduate program in the Cockrell School of Engineering hosted an ORIE Open House on April 17, 2017, that featured a student poster session, an overview of ORIE research areas, networking with industry professionals and the launch of a new Center for Engineering and Decision Analytics, a new industrial affiliates program. Over 70 people attended.

INFORMS Award Honors Contribution of ORIE Alumnus

April 17, 2017

INFORMS, the national professional association for operations research, has awarded its 2017 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research to Holiday Retirement in partnership with Prorize LLC, a revenue management firm that was founded in 2006 by University of Texas at Austin Operations Research & Industrial Engineering program alumnus Dr. Utku Yildirim and former instructor Dr. Ahmet Kuyumcu.