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February 15, 2022

Welcome to Industrial & Systems Engineering!

Written By: Jane FELLER

Welcome to the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison!

Around here, we often get asked: “What exactly do Industrial and Systems Engineers do?” In a nutshell, we make things better! Industrial engineers turn data into decisions – something that is needed more than ever before, in almost any field imaginable. We like to think of industrial engineering as the intersection between engineering, people, and business.  Read just a sampling of the many careers available to someone with an IE degree in our “About” page.  Here you’ll also find the size and scope of our department, and learn how our mission helps us to serve the greater good.

If you’re a proud #BadgerEngineer alumni, a special welcome (back) to you! Meet your peers on our ISyE Advisory Board. Or, reconnect with alumni from across the College of Engineering.

If you want to dig a little deeper,  check out our degrees and programs, read about our research, or “meet” our world-renowned faculty. If you have additional questions, simply reach us using one of the many options found at the bottom of our home page.

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, and On, Wisconsin!