Industrial Engineering

IE welcomes Işık and Lowe for 2015-16 school year

The Department of Industrial Engineering is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Tuğçe Işık and Dr. Jon Lowe to their faculty team for the 2015-2016 academic year. The addition of these two new faculty members will bring additional expertise and teaching capacity to service the growing demands of the department. The faculty appointments are […]

Clemson University professor recognized as outstanding leader

A Clemson University professor who has shown the rare combination of academic and industry achievement has won an honor that goes to only the most accomplished members in the world’s largest professional society for industrial engineers. Scott Mason has won the Fellow Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers. The Atlanta-based institute has about 15,000 […]

Clemson’s J.C. Smith awarded 2014 Glover-Klingman Prize

Clemson IE is proud to announce that Dr. J. Cole Smith, professor and chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering, has been awarded the 2014 Glover-Klingman Prize.  The prize recognizes the best paper appearing in the prestigious journal Networks during 2014.  Smith shares this honor with his former Ph.D. student, Dr. Kelly Sullivan, now an […]

Clemson IE professors flourishing in leadership roles

Clemson’s Department of Industrial Engineering continues to rise in stature.  Recent press releases convey our record numbers of graduates, research funding, scholarship, and community impact.  These successes, both at Clemson and internationally in the research community, have led to an unprecedented involvement of IE faculty serving in vital leadership positions. The most recent IE professor to […]

Ferrell named to Fluor-Clemson professorship

Bill Ferrell of Clemson University has been appointed to a professorship that recognizes his instrumental role in developing an online master’s program that has graduated about 100 students in four years and is expected to pay for a $10 million addition to Freeman Hall. Ferrell was named the Fluor-Clemson International Capital Supply Chain Partnership Professor in […]

‘Student favorite’ caps semester with teaching award

Anyone wondering why Sandra Eksioglu of Clemson University was able to cap her spring semester with a teaching award ought to read the letters from her former students. One called her a “student favorite,” and another remembered going to her home to eat Turkish food with family and friends. While “Dr. Sandra’s” courses are challenging, […]

IE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sara Riggs


In her younger days, Sara Lu Riggs used to play school and create worksheets for the neighborhood kids to complete and study.  This innocent child’s play turned out to be a stepping stone in a path that has led her on an academic journey that culminated when she earned her Ph.D. and came to Clemson […]

Tuğçe Işık joins IE faculty as research assistant professor


The Department of Industrial Engineering at Clemson University is very pleased to announce the hiring of Tuğçe Işık as a research assistant professor.  Işık earned her B.S. at Boğaziçi University, which is one of the most prestigious engineering universities worldwide.  She will soon complete her Ph.D. from the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) […]

Leadership position expected to boost industrial engineering profile

Dr. Scott Mason

Scott Mason will soon begin serving a three-year term in a leadership position at a top professional organization, helping boost Clemson University’s visibility among industrial engineers. Mason will be introduced in March as the new senior vice president of continuing education for the Institute of Industrial Engineers. His term begins April 1. Mason is the […]

Clemson University researchers team up with fabric maker


Scores of weaving machines created a deafening roar as a Clemson University team watched taut strands of yarn turn into neat rolls of fabric that will become outdoor furniture, convertible tops and a variety of other products. Researchers from Clemson’s industrial engineering department were visiting Glen Raven Custom Fabrics’ facility as part of an ongoing […]