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Welcome to Industrial & Systems Engineering!

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Why Industrial & Systems Engineering?

As an industrial engineer, your job and career choices are limited only by your imagination. If there is a better way, IEs are the ones who find it. Learn more >>

Why ISE at the University of Washington? 

If you have a keen sense of curiosity, a passion for solving problems, a desire to make a difference, and a willingness to work hard, ISE at the UW may be for you. Learn more >>

What Makes ISE so Interesting?  

What is Industrial & Systems Engineering?  Where do Industrial Engineers get jobs?  What classes would you take in ISE?  Where do UW graduates with ISE degrees go? - a power point presentation by ISE Professor Linda Ng Boyle.  Learn more>>

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News & Events

Ph.D. student wins NSF Travel Award


Wei Guo, a 2nd year Ph.D. student in the Department, has won an NSF Travel Award to attend the Doctoral Consortium at the prestigious 2016 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering. She is advised by Assistant Professor Ashis Banerjee and her work is on Methods and Applications of Feature Extraction Using Topological Data Analysis. 

Leading the way in distracted driving studies!


ISE's Chair & Professor Linda Boyle is the leader in distracted driving studies at the UW!  Read more

An Engineer's Passion for Brewing

Since 2010, Mike Francis, ’06, has been an emerging leader in the Northwest’s craft brewing industry, thanks to a degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering.  Read more.

Professor Tom Furness back in the news!

ISE's Professor Tom Furness was featured on MSN.  He raised awareness to technology's potential to create violent worlds.  Read more.