Thanks for making IISE Annual 2017 a success

We encourage you to turn the ideas and solutions you learned into improved quality and competitiveness for your organization and big plans for your career.

Hone your brand, believability and style

Learning the art and science of persuasion helps bring professional success to ISEs who want to build their personal brand as a change agent for their companies.

Accelerating Early Career Success

Don’t miss this free webinar on June 14, with panelists from The Poirier Group, Disney and The Ohio State University focusing on seven great habits of young professionals.

Leadership blind spots in rapidly changing organizations

Learn how to spot the leadership gaps that arise when major changes are happening so you can guide employees effectively through the new workplace landscape.

Access the IE BoK

The Industrial Engineering Body of Knowledge represents a repository of essential information for the IE field. Find out the concepts you need to know to achieve IE mastery.

Take your learning and networking abroad

Get world-class perspectives on industrial engineering and operations research at the International IISE Conference July 6-7 at the Polytechnic University of Valencia in Spain.


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    An international group of researchers pinpoint the source of the bizarre shatter-resistant behavior behind Rupert's drops.

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    A recent study shows that a move from manual to powered stretchers could reduce the number of injuries to paramedics by 78 percent.

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  • 10 tips to mitigate supply chain risk

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Don’t miss the largest ISE event of the year!

Take a look at the highlights from last year's Annual Conference held in Anaheim, California. This video features highlights from the 2016 IISE Annual Conference & Expo. Watch an interview from Michael Foss, IISE's immediate past president, highlights from keynote speakers, interviews with longtime attendees and more! This year's Annual Conference takes place in Pittsburgh, the City of Champs, May 20-23.

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About IISE

Systems world view. Productivity. Efficiency. These are words that describe the distinctive attributes of industrial engineering, and IISE is the world's largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial engineering. ISEs figure out a better way to do things and work in a wide array of professional areas, including management, manufacturing, logistics, health systems, retail, service and ergonomics. They influence policy and implementation issues regarding topics such as sustainability, innovation and Six Sigma. And like the profession, ISEs are rooted in the sciences of engineering, the analysis of systems, and the management of people. Join today! 

ISE Magazine

ISE magazine - June 2017

ISE  is the member magazine of IISE. The monthly publication provides information for readers to enhance their careers, improve their organizations' performance and advance the profession's development.