Help clear a path for future ISEs like Clay Ferguson

An IE major at the University of Arkansas, Clay received the CISE Scholarship. You can change lives and create opportunities when you donate to the IISE Scholarship Fund.

Fitting ISE into the sharing economy

Service enterprise engineering will help ISEs bring productivity to "Uberized" business models. Read this cover story from the October 2018 issue of ISE magazine.

ELSS 2018 photo album is now online

Check out the action from the Engineering Lean & Six Sigma Conference 2018 in Atlanta. You could be among the lean and Six Sigma educational highlights.

IISE fellow Eileen Van Aken in the spotlight

Learn more about the head of the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech in an interview with ISE magazine.

Now accepting Annual Conference abstracts

Get your innovative ideas and hard work in front of a professional, studied and influential crowd. Submit your abstract for the IISE Annual Conference by Nov. 9! #IISEAnnual2019

Relevant and cutting-edge webinars for free!

IISE members enjoy year-round webinars and a select few are open to the public. Check out the schedule and sign up for convenient hour-long learning at your home or office.


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Inspiring Future ISEs - Winning Video

Enjoy and share the top-finishing video “Only the wISE, will rISE” in IISE's Industry Advisory Board (IAB) 2018 YouTube Video Contest. ITESM Campus Querétaro (Mexico) won the $1,000 prize. Read more about the video and its director Roberto Gutiérrez on page 60 of the May ISE magazine. Winners also included University of Jordan for the $500 prize and Oregon State University for the $300 prize.

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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 -October 2018

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.