Industrial and systems engineers, like other engineers, are problem solvers. They design, streamline and improve complex processes and systems for maximum efficiency, whether the goal is to save time, save money, improve quality — or all three. Industrial and systems engineers are in high demand in nearly every sector of the economy, from manufacturing and service industries to energy.

At Wayne State's College of Engineering, you'll learn from nationally renowned faculty experts and benefit from our High Impact Practices of Student Success: team-based learning, global perspective, undergraduate research, internships and co-ops, and community service.


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Meet the Chair


Author of more than 150 technical publications. Expert in business analytics, big data, supply chain management, freight logistics, operations management, sustainability, healthcare systems engineering and smart engineering systems. Founding director of the Big Data & Business Analytics Group and the Global Executive Ph.D. Track at Wayne State University.


Ratna Babu Chinnam