ISyE's industrial engineering program ranks No. 1 of its kind in the nation
"I chose to pursue a degree at Georgia Tech’s ISyE due to the cutting edge and relevant research done by its excellent faculty, which is among the top in the world. It has been one of the best decisions I have made.”
Ph.D. 1998 Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California-Berkeley
The ISyE faculty is a distinguished one.
The ISyE faculty is active in research. The quality, depth, and breadth of their work are what keep ISyE at the top of the rankings charts.
We are leaders in the field of industrial and systems engineering. We pave the way in making any product or service more cost-effective, more pragmatic, and more valuable.
We persistently advance our fundamental understandings and applications of optimization, simulation, stochastics, and statistics.
Our faculty members are fully committed to influencing the next generation of scholars. They aggressively seek talented and curious students to partner in research activities.
We work closely with a wide network of collaborators. Through these mutually beneficial partnerships, we deepen our knowledge and build our influence in our respective arenas.
We partner with:
“The versatility of a degree from ISyE is why I consider it one of the best majors available. You are not limited to a specific industry; not limited to a specific role. Industrial engineers are hired to do many different things and, ultimately, are well positioned to be leaders in whatever business they choose.”
Chief Information Officer
United Sciences, LLC
Graduates of ISyE have the skills to work in a plethora of arenas. Our alumni often go on to make a lasting positive impact on the world around them. They hold leadership positions around the globe in areas such as:
Nearly one in ten ISyE graduates rise to the top of their respective organizations in positions such as CEOs, presidents, CFOs, or even university presidents.
After graduation, our Ph.D. alumni equally select academic and non-academic positions. Those entering universities take positions at large research institutions or at smaller liberal arts colleges and universities.
Recent graduates are faculty members at these top schools: