What is Industrial and Systems Engineering?

Industrial and Systems Engineering is an engineering discipline that focuses on the design, modeling, control and optimization of complex systems under time and cost constraints.

Industrial and Systems Engineering covers the main topics in Industrial Engineering such as Operations Research, Statistics and Data Analysis, Production and Inventory Planning, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Simulation, Network Theory, Quality Control, Project Management, along with Automation and Control Engineering Methodology and Information Technology. All these areas are unified under the principles of Systems Engineering, supported by Systems Modeling and System Dynamics approaches.

The systems approach focuses on the entire system and takes a holistic view rather than addressing the constituent parts of the system individually. Today, complex systems combine more than one of the following sub-systems: technological, biological, sociological, environmental, industrial, political, economic and financial. Industrial and Systems engineers work on the modeling, control and optimization of such systems while revealing the relationships and interactions between different system elements.

Industrial and Systems Engineers works in following areas: planning in production and service sector, operational planning, R&D, Automation-Control and Mechatronics, Logistics, Information processing design, facility layout design, project management, Supply chain management, ERP-SAP consulting.

Industrial and Systems Engineering Department is in contact with the following organizations

  • INCOSE (International Council on Systems Engineering) Turkey Branch
  • Chamber of Mechanical Engineers of Turkey
  • Operational Research Society (ORST) -Turkey
  • TÜBİTAK
  • Purdue University- USA
  • RIT – USA
  • InHolland University – Netherlands
  • Montana State University – USA
  • ASEM (American Society for Engineering Management)
  • INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science)
  • The European Operational Research Society