Welcome to the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) ! 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. The undergraduate program is ranked #6, and the graduate program is #7 in 2018.

Student Spotlights

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Nominations are now being accepted for the ISE Emerging Leaders Award.

This award will recognize the outstanding professional achievement and leadership of VT ISE alumni who are within 15 yrs of completing their 1st VT undergraduate or graduate ISE degree.

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Check out our Fall 2018 Newsletter!

We are excited to be accepting nominations for the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Academy of Distinguished Alumni. Nominations can be submitted here (electronically).

Check out our newest undergraduate student spotlights!