Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering is to prepare students for successful life-long careers and provide leadership in industry and our profession through our research and educational programs by:

    • educating students to become industrial and manufacturing systems engineers who can design, analyze, and improve production systems and processes;
    • educating students at the graduate level to become masters of Industrial &Manufacturing Systems Engineering so that they can apply current IMSE shills and tools and lead the quest to advance the state-of-the-art in IMSE;
    • performing research in our discipline that is both of fundamental importance and of value to industry, our profession, and society as a whole; and
  • serving our institution, community and profession by using our skills and time to advance their missions.