ISyE Undergrads Boston Scientific

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Learn from a World-Class Faculty

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.


Beating Cancer with Math

“The ultimate goal is a future of personalized medicine,” says ISyE Ph.D. student Einar Bjarki Gunnarsson, “where knowledge of each individual patient’s biology can be used to find the best treatment

Chasing Gold

Tom Donker moved from Zambia to the U.S. to compete in NCAA swimming competitions. Next, he has his sights set on the Olympic stage.

Hitch a Ride

ISyE and Carlson School of Management researchers are teaming up with Hitch Health to determine how hospitals can cut down no-show rates for appointments.

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