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  • A Life of Public Service

    ISyE alumnus Jim McClelland served 40 years as CEO of central Indiana’s Goodwill organization, and he is now Indiana’s drug czar, where he's working on the opioid epidemic.

    Jim McClelland at his desk
  • An ISyE Student at SpaceX

    Recent graduate Daniel Kurniawan spent two summers interning at Space X and reflects on how ISyE students can branch out into unusual applications of their degree.

    Daniel Kurniawan in front of SpaceX rocket
  • Increasing Student Engagement by Flipping the Classroom

    ISyE Assistant Professor Kamran Paynabar shares how he applied the "flipped classroom" instruction model -- and the results -- to teaching Basic Statistical Methods.

    Kamran Paynabar
  • Complementary Careers

    ISyE Lecturer and Pastor Damon P. Williams reflects on his two “congregations”: his classes of ISyE students and the south Atlanta church he serves as head pastor.

    Damon Williams in front of congregations
  • ISyE Maintains Longstanding Top Rankings

    #1 ranked graduate program for the 27th consecutive year.

    #1 ranked undergraduate program for the 23rd consecutive year.

    Picture of Tech Tower with text U.S. News & World Report Rankings
  • Faculty at Universities Across the Country Reflect on Career Inspiration

    For a number of recent graduates, the ISyE experience has provided a springboard for successful academic careers at colleges and universities across the country.

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  • Celebrating Optimization Legends George Nemhauser and Arkadi Nemirovski

    Arkadi Nemirovski and George Nemhauser have made an extraordinary impact on their specialties within optimization, and as a result have advanced not only the field, but also ISyE and Georgia Tech.

    Arkadi Nemirovski and George Nemhauser in courtyard
  • Aiming High

    ISyE student and Yellow Jackets basketball player Chanin Scott enjoys a challenge. Like any good athlete – and engineer -- she is fiercely competitive.

    Chanin Scott with basketball
  • Making an Impact in STEM

    ISyE alumna Errika Moore reflects on her career history of STEM advocacy and on how she lives out her personal mantra of "making an impact, making a difference."

    Errika Moore at podium
  • Fall 2017 Senior Design Winners

    For the first time in Capstone Expo history, two ISyE teams – Bacon ‘n’ Eggs and Emory Quality Metrics -- tied as overall winners. These two teams, along with team Mercedes-Benz Stadium, were finalists in the ISyE Best of Senior Design competition.

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  • Empowering Young Women in STEM

    Undergraduate Kaitlin Rizk writes about her experiences with STEM growing up, and how they have led her to found Stempower on Georgia Tech's campus and overseas.

    Kaitlin Rizk with children

By The Numbers

Undergraduate Program

U.S. News & World Report’s America's Best Colleges

Graduate Program

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools

Welcome to the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech.

The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) has achieved national and international prominence through its tradition of unparalleled excellence and leadership in research, education, and service. This distinction is due to ISyE's world-class faculty, top-notch students, outstanding curricula, and extensive research focusing on improving quality of life.


The quality and versatility of an industrial engineering degree from Georgia Tech's Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering makes it one of the best engineering degrees available. Working at the intersection of engineering, mathematics, computing, and business, students learn to design the systems behind any number of products and services that touch your life every day.


  • Bachelor's

    Our BSIE degree offers a concentration system that allows students to build depth and breadth.

  • Master's

    Choose from nine degree options from general to specialty to executive degrees.

  • Doctoral

    Choose from five degrees that allow students to work across the applied to theoretical spectrum.

Getting the most out of your education.

Take advantage of the myriad ways that ISyE supports you to succeed and make the most of your time at Georgia Tech.


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ISyE alumni are making an impact.

ISyE alumni are engaged leaders who can be found around the globe in leadership positions within academia, consulting, engineering, financial services, healthcare, law, manufacturing, warehousing, retailing, transportation, and more.

Profiles and success stories

Collaborative, analytical, engaged, innovative, visionary, renowned.

A large, talented, and experienced faculty is ISyE's greatest resource. The faculty's broad range of interest within industrial engineering and operations research produces some of the best teaching and most innovative fields of research in the country. In addition to many distinguished faculty members, ISyE has been particularly successful in attracting senior emerging scholars in our field, with a number of young faculty members having received highly coveted research awards from the NSF. Also, our full-time faculty is augmented each year by visiting scholars who contribute to our intellectual pool, while providing experience from different parts of the world and academic disciplines beyond our own.

Leveraging people and knowledge.

From relevant research to hiring some of the brightest students, ISyE can meet your company’s needs. ISyE works collaboratively with its business and industry partners to co-create new systems, processes, and knowledge that has tangible results. ISyE produces leaders who are intellectually curious and uniquely able to hit the ground running as they work to produce more efficient and sustainable systems.

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Laying foundations that help make the world a better place.

ISyE builds relationships and knowledge to advance and promote innovation and public service that makes this world a better place. ISyE strives to develop the next generation of enlightened leaders so they can tackle the problems we cannot conceive of today.

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students cheering at graduation

We encourage intellectual curiosity and offer a rich academic experience for our students.

Faculty teaching students

We actively seek external partnerships and offer an array of options to collaborate.

Engineer sitting next to his computer

We focus on pushing theoretical boundaries and solving the problems of industry and society.