Industrial Engineering

Kapil Chalil Madathil wins NSF Grant

Dr. Tanju Karanfil (Environmental Engineering) and Dr. Kapil Chalil Madathil (Industrial Engineering) received an NSF grant to support water treatment operations. Empirical studies will determine the efficacy of mixed reality technology to support the training needs of water treatment technicians.

IE endowment co-founder Karen Lindenmeyer passes

Karen Lindenmeyer passed away in early February. Karen Lindenmeyer, who was an IE faculty member for years, will have an endowment in her honor that provides funding for the Lindenmeyer Leadership and Public Service Award.

Clemson’s IE department ranked 18th among public universities

2023 USNWR graduate program rankings place Clemson IE at 24 (overall rank) and 18 (public rank). This is a move up from 29 (overall) and 22 (public). Kevin Taaffe, chair of the department, commented, “This is great news. I believe as a department we are doing all of the right things. We have an extremely […]

Alumni Spotlight: Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald has taken an interesting career path since his undergraduate days in the Clemson IE program. He cites the beginning of his untraditional experience as graduating high school with lots of AP credits— almost too many. When he began attending Clemson, those credits removed general education and basic courses from his graduation requirements, and […]

Ph.D. student seeks to improve availability of medicines to low income countries

Martha Sabogal is an Industrial Engineering Ph.D. student working under the direction of Emily Tucker. She is applying stochastic optimization to study disruptions in pharmaceutical supply chains and how they impact low and middle-income countries (LMICs). The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed how vulnerable the current pharmaceutical supply chains are for certain classes of drugs. High […]