Upcoming Events

Fri 27

Seminar Series: Dr. Martin Wortman

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Organizer: ISE Department
Wed 01

Engineering Career Fair

February 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm


Department Head Search

NC State invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Head of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. The Department Head will
hold the rank of Professor with tenure and provide energetic and visionary leadership to a department with very high expectations and goals in the areas of teaching, research and service.

He/she will report to the Dean and oversee all academic, administrative, and budgetary matters for the Department, and will represent the Department to the College, University Administration, and external groups and stakeholders.

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The Engineering Oval is the Future Home of ISE

The passage of Connect NC in March, 2016, brings us closer to putting our faculty, staff and students together with top businesses and government agencies on Centennial Campus which serves as a model for the ideal 21st-century research campus.

The Engineering Oval building will be the fourth academic engineering building on Centennial Campus and will sit between the Hunt Library and Engineering Building I.

  • It will measure 227,000 square feet
  • It will house more than 100 classrooms and state of the art laboratories
  • The estimated cost is $154 million

Learn More

Explore our Research Areas

Learn by Doing

Through our state-of-the-art facilities and advanced computer resources, the department integrates education and research, giving our students opportunities to solve real-world problems in classroom, field and laboratory settings.
Learn more about ISE Academics

Our students improve our community by working with a local companies to solve real-world problems

Our students improve our community by working with a local companies to solve real-world problems

Broaden Your World

Student Organizations: Students can choose from our student organizations or other College of Engineering student organizations to network and learn outside the classroom.

Co-op Experience: Engineering students can gain hands-on job experience while pursuing their degrees, and get paid for it, through the Cooperative Education Program.

Study Abroad: Engineering is a global enterprise. Many employers are looking for graduates with second languages and international exposure. Study Abroad can make that happen.


Donations help the ISE department evolve and keep pace with the latest technology, while giving our students the skills, global awareness and sense of responsibility they need to make a difference in the world. Consider supporting the department today. Follow our Give Now link to donate to our Top 5 Enhancement Fund.