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Welcome to Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), the newest department within the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering.

ISyE faculty and students are deeply engaged in helping organizations make smarter, more cost-effective decisions that benefit society and touch our everyday lives. Explore our website and contact us for more information.


Discover What is Possible


With a grounding in the fundamentals of math, science, and computing, coupled with system thinking, our students are unmatched in their ability to solve complex problems and to bridge the gap between engineering and business.

Explore what a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Minnesota can do for you. ISyE offers Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees.

Innovation Opportunities at Your Fingertips

Our faculty and students are pushing the boundaries of knowledge, leveraging systems thinking and advanced analytics to solve some of society's toughest challenges in health, transportation, and the environment among others.

Our students enjoy numerous opportunities for hands-on and project-based learning, as well as opportunities to work with industry and with faculty on cutting edge research.

Outside of the classroom, ISyE students participate in enriching activities such as the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), the Engineering Co-op Program, the Learn Abroad program, and others.


Two ISyE faculty win Seed Grant Award

Two ISyE faculty, Yiling Zhang and William Cooper, win a Center for Transportation Studies Seed Grant award.

ISyE PhD student paper wins HOCM 2022 Best Paper competition

Two PhD students, one faculty member and another university collaborator win the HOCM 2022 Best Paper Competition for their paper, "A Queueing-Theoretic Framework for Evaluating Transmission

Student Earns the Mahendra Bakshi - Sant Ram Arora Memorial Scholarship

ISyE undergrad student Sean Maurer was selected as the recipient of the Mahendra Bakshi - Sant Ram Arora Memorial Scholarship.

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