Welcome to the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) website! The ISE department offers both undergraduate (B.S.) and graduate (M.S., M.E.A., Ph.D.) programs. A broad range of industrial engineering topics are covered, particularly in the areas of Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics, Management Systems Engineering, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Operations Research. Both the undergraduate and graduate programs are regularly included in U.S. News & World Report's annual listing of the Top 10 Industrial and Systems Engineering Departments in the nation. In 2016, the undergraduate program is ranked #5, and the graduate program is #9.
Alba Rojas-Cordova wins INFORMS Minority Issues Forum Poster competition
(November 21, 2016)
Dr. Barbara Fraticelli joins ISE as full-time instructor (November 10, 2016)
ISE Senior Abigail Smith was featured on Virginia Tech News (November 9, 2016)
Advisory Board member Linda Wood honored with “Movers and Thinkers” award (October 24, 2016)
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New! Volunteer to present about VT and ISE at your hometown high school!
(due by 12pm on Friday, Dec. 2)
New! 4 studies are recruiting participants
(updated: Dec. 1)
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Dec 8 (Th) 12 pm at Whittemore 518
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