About Our Research

Faculty in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering are not only testing theoretical principles – they’re developing models and processes for real companies, like GE. As a student at the Russ College, you’ll benefit from their real-world perspective and current knowledge as you work alongside them in class and on research projects.

Our Research Units


    Center for Advanced Systems and Transportation Logistics Engineering

    The Center for Advanced Systems and Transportation Logistics Engineering (CASTLE) is dedicated to solving fundamental problems concerning the integration of engineering design software and the estimation of costs to improve and speed the design and manufacture of new products, and to disseminating these results.


    Human Factors and Ergonomics Lab

    Human Factors and Ergonomics is the discipline of designing products and systems to match the abilities of people in order to improve productivity, safety, performance, and user satisfaction. The Human Factors and Ergonomics Laboratory studies a range of human factors that affect workplace outcomes.

More about ISE Research


Collaborative, hands-on learning is one of the hallmarks of a Russ College education. As a student here, you’ll have the chance to work with faculty and researchers who are experts in their fields – and dedicated to educating the next generation of engineers. We strive to create research opportunities for students an experience that will prepare them for their work after graduation.

For current research opportunities and info., contact the department at 740.593.1539.

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Our faculty members work in partnership with research sponsors including General Electric Aviation, National Science Foundation, National Institute on Occupational Safety and Health to the state of Ohio. The research areas include cost estimation models, safety issues, ergonomics, reliability, education, and modeling of corrosion. To join our distinguished list of research partners, contact the department chair.