With its distinguished faculty and student body and wonderful staff, the IEOR department is one of the finest schools of Industrial Engineering/Operations Research in the world. Our department is ranked 2nd in the U.S. by the National Research Council.

IEOR faculty are world-renowned experts in many application areas, from semiconductor manufacturing to the design and deregulation of energy markets to supply chain management to robotics to discrete event simulation, and have made important advancements in the theory of operations research, in areas such as algorithm design, integer programming, non-linear programming, and stochastic modeling. Our faculty include fellows of professional societies such as INFORMS, IEEE, ACM.

The department has received millions of dollars of industry and government funding to support research projects. Faculty members have won many awards, including the Franz Edelman Award for Management Science Achievement, the Nicholson Award, the ACM Turing Award, the Lanchaster Prize, Fulkerson Prize. Textbooks written by our faculty members are widely used to teach industrial engineering and operations research.

Awards and Prizes

Attention Undergraduates! The 2014 Jengyee Prize - Leadership for a Better World - is now accepting applications.

Prof. Hochbaum receives NSF grant for clustering and data mining. Read More

Prof. Oren's project has been recommended for funding under the GENI initiative Read More

Prof. Schruben receives NSF grant for simulation project. Read More

Alper Atamturk was named a "2010 National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow" (he was one of 11 out of 800 nationwide applicants from academic institutions).