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Lean Laboratory provides hands-on IE instruction

A Minnesota technical college’s Lean laboratory gives students hands-on instruction in manufacturing processes. Read more in the September issue of ISE.


  • Iowa State alums donate new IE building

    C.G. “Turk” and Joyce A. McEwen Therkildsen have provided a $42 million gift commitment to Iowa State University’s Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. New facility to provide IE students with “technologically enhanced learning and research laboratory spaces.”

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  • New partnership benefits ISEs

    IISE and MoreSteam have partnered to offer online courses for ISEs. From process modeling to Lean IT for leaders and teams, this exciting IISE-MoreSteam partnership brings “new content and value to IISE’s members and customers.” The new partnership and courses are found at

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  • Team helps residents after Hurricane Ida

    CNN highlights SBP co-founder Liz McCartney who was featured in ISE magazine and an IISE podcast in 2019 on disaster response and sustainability. "We want to be an organization that's not just reacting afterward but working with communities beforehand to increase their preparedness and help to mitigate risk.”

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  • IE among college majors with best ROI

    New report lists 11 degrees with best return on money spent in five years or less. Seven engineering majors dominate the list. “STEM and healthcare have historically been ‘high in demand.’ They tend to have the strongest job prospects, so they can start earning a lot of money right after graduating.”

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ISE magazine: 'Hands-on Lean lessons'

As fall approaches, students are returning to college campuses during a challenging era for higher education. Yet through nearly two years of disruption, industrial and systems engineering students have advanced their skills while creating ideas and solutions to benefit others. In the September issue of ISE magazine, you’ll read about three such innovative efforts. Click here to read the September issue of ISE magazine online.

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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 - September 2021

ISE is an award-winning monthly member magazine. Quick-reads and in-depth features will help enhance your career and improve an organization's performance.