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“Clemson IE is committed to advancing state-of-the-art industrial engineering research and degree programs. Our innovative and challenging curricula are designed to meet the ever-increasing global demand for industrial engineering graduates.” Kevin Taaffe, Department Chair

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Open Faculty Positions:

Fluor Endowed Chair - Successful candidates will have an exemplary record of scholarship, external research funding, teaching, and service and will be expected to articulate a research vision that promotes collaboration between Clemson IE, national and regional industry partners, and other stakeholders.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - We are seeking candidates with a strong methodological background in areas related to modern industrial engineering such as the interface of operations research and data analytics and data-driven modeling and optimization.

Professor of Practice - This new position is intended to provide leadership at the Department level in Corporate Relations and Professional Degree Program Management. The ideal candidate will have extensive background working with corporate partners and promoting/ managing professional degree programs, but also have interests in teaching subjects that cover quality, process improvement, simulation, and design.

Department Spotlights

Department of Industrial Engineering’s End of Year Celebration Thursday, April 27th

Wednesday March 15, 2023

You're invited to the Department of Industrial Engineering's End of Year Celebration on Thursday, April 27th from 5:30 PM until 8:00 PM at the Madren Center in Clemson.

IE Student Eliza Macaulay wins first place in NC State Hosted 2023 IISE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

Wednesday March 15, 2023

This weekend, North Carolina State University hosted the 2023 IISE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. Clemson’s own, Eliza Macaulay, presented her research in the technical paper competition and won first place!

Alexis Fiore – IE Alumni Spotlight

Wednesday February 15, 2023

Alexis Fiore is from Orlando, Florida originally, and grew up going to the Disney theme parks. As an IE alumni from 2019, Fiore now works as an associate industrial engineer for the Epcot and Hollywood Studios theme parks.


IE Spotlights

Persia Ghotbi-Taheri

Persia profile"Once I set foot on campus, I just knew it was the perfect place for me." Persia, now an industrial engineering major at Clemson, is making the most of her time on campus by supporting her peers. She is serving a year as president of the Clemson chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). More Info»

Eliza Macaulay

Eliza profile"Placed first in the IISE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference technical paper competition." Eliza Macaulay, a junior in the Industrial Engineering department at Clemson University, placed first in the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference technical paper competition for her paper titled “Understanding the Vulnerabilities of Youth to Sex Trading in Minnesota Districts.”  More Info»

Dr. Yongjia Song

Song profile"Awarded prestigious NSF Career" Dr. Yongjia Song has received the prestigious NSF Career Award for his grant titled "An Adaptive Stochastic Look-ahead Framework for Disaster Relief Logistics under Forecast Uncertainty". More Info»