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Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Industrial and Systems Engineering


Whether improving the production of automobiles to iPads, optimizing the transportation of goods across the country and the world, keeping theme park crowds flowing, or helping hospitals distribute their pharmaceuticals and scheduling their operating and emergency rooms, the work of industrial and systems engineers affects the many processes and environments you encounter every day. Companies large and small are driving a growing demand for experts in designing and improving supply chains and manufacturing, transportation and user systems in every sector of the economy.  According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of industrial engineering jobs is expected to increase by 10% from 2019 to 2029, which is a faster rate of growth than the average profession.

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  • Engineering student welcomes new Bobcats to campus life

    Danielle “Ellie” Klein serves her fellow students as an orientation leader and a learning community leader, and also assists prospective students in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology. She enjoys working with these future and new Bobcats, helping them find their place at the University. 
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  • OHIO engineering pair named semi-finalists in international simulation competition

    Two graduate students in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology received semi-finalist recognition for their submission in the 2020 Simio Student Case Competition, which challenges participants to solve problems using simulation software.
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  • Industrial and systems engineering students win nationally competitive scholarships

    Three Ohio University students win national scholarship from the Material Handling Education foundation. The knowledge and firsthand experience received from their classes, along with their own drive, they say helped prepare them for the scholarship.
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  • IISE University Chapter Gold Award Recognition

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  • 2020-21 ISE Board of Advisors Scholarships Awarded

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  • ISE Alumnus Casey Davis Presents Safety at Lockheed Martin

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