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Welcome to Industrial and Management Systems Engineering at the University of South Florida

Our warmest greetings to you! You will be delighted to know that University of South Florida, one of only 40 public US universities (among 1075 ranked) with Carnegie Foundation's designation of "Tier 1 Very High Research Activity and Community Engagement," continues to move forward with student success as its major academic focus. The university generated more than $411 million in research funding in 2012 and in 2011 was ranked 50th in the nation for research expenditure by the National Science Foundation.

The IMSE faculty and staff are dedicated to creating conditions for student success through innovative teaching, holistic mentoring, and cutting edge research and innovation. The department offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in Industrial Engineering (leading to BSIE, MSIE, MIE, and Ph.D. degrees), a master of science degree in Engineering Management (MSEM), and several graduate certificate programs in areas of contemporary needs of today's business and industry.

Expertise of IMSE faculty members is broad ranging from industrial/business process design and optimization, design of quality systems, process and product reliability analysis, supply chain logistics and risk analysis, sensor informatics, statistics and machine learning, biomedical informatics, engineering analytics, product design and prototyping, healthcare systems modeling, public health policy analysis and design, lean six sigma, and management of technology change, among others. IMSE offers a diverse and vibrant learning and working environment.


What does an industrial engineer do?