While other types of engineers design things, industrial engineers (IEs) design the systems that enable those things to work effectively. IEs design, install, improve, and control large, complex systems that include the integration of people, materials, machines, and facilities with wide-ranging applications including:
Welcome to the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Tennessee.
Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the department offers Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctoral degrees. A Master of Science degree with a concentration in Engineering Management is available through the Engineering Management Group of the department at the University of Tennessee Space Institute at Tullahoma. The department currently has 158 undergraduate, sixty-six MS, and fifty-nine PhD students.
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