Industrial Engineering

IE student recognized with scholarship

Mary “Ali” Hobbs, a senior industrial engineering student from Anderson, South Carolina, was awarded a scholarship sponsored by Parallon Workforce Solutions in recognition of her contributions to industrial engineering in healthcare.  She was presented this award at the 2015 Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, which took place in February at Orlando, Florida. This national award competition […]

Clemson IIE Chapter to host regional conference

Clemson University’s IIE Student Chapter and the Department of Industrial Engineering are hosting the 2015 IIE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference February 27th through March 1st on the campus of Clemson University. The theme of this year’s conference is “Innovative starts and ends with IE”. Local chapter members and officers are busy mapping out the event which will include presentations, tours, […]

IE Seminar Series – Needy to present on “Creating quality metrics for the capital facilities delivery industry”

Clemson IE is pleased to announce that Kim Needy, PhD is the featured presenter on Friday, February 27th from 2:15pm – 3:05pm in Freeman 140. Dr. Needy, from the University of Arkansas, is the second guest presenter in the Spring 2015 – IE Seminar Series.  Her seminar is entitled  “Creating Quality Metrics for the Capital Facilities Delivery Industry.” Abstract: This study investigated quality metrics […]

IE Seminar Series – Boujut to discuss interdisciplinary research and education at Grenoble INP


Clemson IE is pleased to announce that Jean-François Boujut, PhD, from Grenoble Institute of Technology (Grenoble INP) will be the first guest presenter for the Spring 2015 – IE Seminar Series.  The seminar will be held on Monday, February 23rd from 12:20pm – 1:10pm in Riggs 305.  His seminar is entitled “Industrial Engineering at Grenoble – Research […]

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 […]

IE Seminar Series announced for spring 2015

The Department of Industrial Engineering proudly announces the IE Seminar Series for spring 2015.  The purpose of the seminar series is to invite guest speakers from around the country and abroad to share their research and experiences with our students. We cordially invite the entire Clemson community to attend the seminars.  It is a tremendous honor to host these renowned experts, and […]

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 […]

Researchers find new ways to help computer users protect their passwords


Computers can be fortified with firewalls and the latest anti-virus software, but even the best security programs might be for nothing if hackers can get their hands on your password. Sometimes all it takes is for a hacker to peek over your shoulder while you’re logging into an account. Some computer users make hackers’ jobs […]

IE Lecture Series: Fall 2014

The Department of Industrial Engineering is pleased to welcome Dr. Kelly Sullivan from the University of Arkansas’ Industrial Engineering Department.  Dr. Sullivan will be the special guest lecturer on Monday, October 20, 2014 from 11:15am until 12:05pm at the P&A Auditorium on Clemson’s main campus. The topic of is lecture is: Integer-Linear Models for Optimization in Reliability. […]


The weather and turnout could not have been better as IE hosted the 2nd Annual IE Tailgate on Friday, September 5th to celebrate and kickoff the fall semester and the home football season. With the atmosphere and anticipation already electric on campus, First Friday was the perfect occasion for the department to treat the students to good […]