Industrial Engineering

Amro Khasawneh on Defending Dissertation and Earning HFES Award

Clemson IE, Ph.D. student, Amro Khasawneh, successfully defended his dissertation this fall, completing the hardest and most important step to receiving his doctorate. Amro began as a Ph.D. candidate in Fall 2016 shortly after earning his master’s degree from Binghamton University in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Ask An Alum: Dr. Myrtede Alfred

Dr. Myrtede Alfred is a Ph.D. alumna working in the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. She returned to Clemson this semester as a speaker in the IE Graduate Seminar Series, giving a lecture on “Examining Systems Safety and Equity in Maternal Care.”

Programming Workshop Gives Clemson IE Students Unique Skills

This semester, Clemson IE students were given a unique opportunity to attend a series of computer programming workshops sponsored by the student chapter of INFORMS. Learning modern programming languages can give IE students a clear advantage over their peers, while also enriching their academic skills. Berkay Gulcan, president of Clemson’s student chapter of INFORMS stressed […]

Strong Showing for Clemson IE Students at INFORMS Annual Meeting

Several members of Clemson University’s student chapter of INFORMS attended the organization’s Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA from October 20-23, 2019. The Clemson chapter, which was honored by INFORMS for its notable activities, received a Cum Laude award. Current chapter president Berkay Gulcan and former chapter president Josh Margolis accepted the award on behalf of the organization. […]

Ask an Alum: Hrishikesh Athalye

Hrishikesh is a recent graduate alumnus who decided to remain in Clemson IE after graduation working as a research intern for Dr. Tugce Isik in the area of stochastic modeling and optimization with a focus on the management of novel delivery channels for retail operations. Name: Hrishikesh Athalye Year Graduated: 2019 Degree from Clemson: MS Industrial Engineering What […]

IE Welcomes Smaller and more Diverse Class of Graduate Students

Clemson IE opened its doors to a smaller and more diverse class of graduate students for the fall 2019 semester. The class consists of 24 new graduate students from a range of backgrounds, far fewer than the 84 admitted last year. This change toward a smaller cohort is a direct result of the naturally increasing admission standards in […]

IE Welcomes New Faculty Members

Clemson’s Department of Industrial Engineering (IE), one of the nation’s top 20 public IE programs, is pleased to announce the arrival of three outstanding faculty members.  Caglar Calayan, Assistant Professor. Dr. Caglar Caglayan joined the IE faculty after earning a Ph.D. in Operations Research at the Georgia Institute of Technology in August 2019.  Dr. Caglayan’s research […]

IE Faculty Appointed to Prestigious Editorial Boards

Two outstanding Clemson IE faculty members have been named to the editorial boards of significant journals in the fields of industrial engineering and operations research. Mary Beth Kurz, Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair, has been appointed as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Manufacturing Systems.  The journal is widely recognized as one of the top outlets for […]

IE Student Wins National Award

Emily Huffer

Emily Huffer received the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) James W. Barany Student Award for Excellence in May 2019.  She was formally recognized at the IISE Annual Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida.  This highly-competitive award recognizes undergraduate students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and campus leadership.  Emily was the single recipient of this […]

IE students participated in the Summer Lab for Fluid Energy in Germany

A team of six Clemson IE students participated the Summer Lab for Fluid Energy Saarbrücken (SuFLES) at HTW SAAR, the University of Applied Sciences in Saarbrücken, Germany for seven weeks in partnership with the Clemson IE department. Over the duration of the internship, the students were divided into two teams who were challenged to design […]