Industrial engineering, operations research, and systems engineering are fields of study intended for individuals who are interested in analyzing and formulating abstract models of complex systems with the intention of improving system performance. Unlike traditional disciplines in engineering and the mathematical sciences, the fields address the role of the human decision-maker as key contributor to the inherent complexity of systems and primary benefactor of the analyses.
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At ISyE, we are a national leader in 10 core fields of specialization: Advanced Manufacturing, Analytics and Machine Learning, Applied Probability and Simulation, Data Science and Statistics, Economic Decision Analysis, Energy and Sustainable Systems, Health and Humanitarian Systems, Optimization, Supply Chain Engineering, and Systems Informatics and Control.
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Bill Rouse is a Professor Emeritus in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Institute of Tech.
Dr. Rouse has over thirty years of experience in research, education, management, marketing, and engineering related to individual and organizational performance, decision support systems, and information systems. In these areas, he has consulted with over one hundred large and small enterprises in the private, public, and non-profit sectors, where he has worked with several thousand executives and senior managers. His expertise includes individual and organizational decision making and problem solving, as well as design of organizations and information systems.
Rouse has served in a variety of leadership roles in several companies and on the faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also has served in visiting positions on the faculties of Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands and Tufts University . He received his B.S. from the University of Rhode Island , and his S.M. and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Systems Engineering & Management
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