Industrial engineers figure out how to do things better. They engineer processes and systems that improve quality and productivity. They work to eliminate waste of time, money, materials, energy, and other commodities. This is why many industrial engineers end up being promoted into management positions.
The benefits of Industrial and Systems Engineering are widespread:
The undergraduate curriculum is designed to provide students with the skills and training necessary to become successful practitioners. It focuses on principles of mathematics; physical sciences and behavioral sciences; engineering design; and humanities and social sciences. To help prepare students for careers as industrial and systems engineers, the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering provides access to a variety of courses and facilities, a diverse faculty with years of industrial experience, and a program emphasizing practical applications as well as theoretical developments in industrial and systems engineering.
The department has three tracks a student can follow: