Industrial and Systems Engineering

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

New John D. Tickle Engineering Building
John (IE '65) and Ann Tickle
IIE Regional Conference at Clemson, 2015
Terry Begley honored with support plaque
VolTour Alumni touring the Factory Floor Lab


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:

  • manufacturing
  • healthcare
  • service
  • transportation
  • energy
  • finance
  • entertainment

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. 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 148 undergraduate, 66 MS, and 59 Ph.D. students.

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