Program Overview

The ISE Ph.D. is a research-oriented degree designed to address the growing needs of industry for engineering professionals with advanced knowledge, technical skills and abilities to conduct high quality research in industrial and systems engineering.  The program offers concentrations in integrated design and manufacturing, decision science and operations research, and human factors and ergonomics. The ISE Ph.D. program requires core, concentration and cognate coursework, Qualifying and Preliminary Examinations, a written dissertation, and an oral defense of the dissertation. The Ph.D. degree is offered to exceptional students who have completed, with distinction, a Master’s degree in engineering, or a closely related field.

All students admitted for study will receive a competitive financial aid package in the form of an appointment as a graduate student instructor (GSI) or research assistant (GSRA). 

If you have additional questions, please contact the program chair: Dr. Yubao Chen