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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.


Lisa Miller Wins 2022 IISE Outstanding Regional Faculty Advisor Award

Dr. Lisa Miller, Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies within the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), won this year's IISE Outstanding Regional Faculty

IISE Student Chapter Shines Engineering Spotlight on University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota student chapter of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers successfully hosted the 2022 IISE North Central Regional Conference on February 26-28 in Minneapolis.

ISyE Researchers Find Autonomous Vehicles Could Drive Big Benefits for Uber, Lyft, Other Ride-Sharing Platforms

“Several of the leading platforms, such as Uber and Lyft, are making substantial investments in the research and development of AV technology,” says McKnight Presidential Endowed Professor Saif

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