industrial and systems engineering

Jan 20, 2021  |  Students

NC State ISE students join forces with hosiery mill to create face masks

Sameer Murarka Entrepreneurship Scholar and NC State Entrepreneurship Scholar Katie Lawson partnered with Eric Swanson to apply their industrial engineering knowledge in production line optimization, mask design and safe packaging to help meet the increased demand for face coverings during the pandemic.

Jan 19, 2021  |  Research

Army enlists ISE to strengthen training

Through the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program, NC State industrial engineering students worked with the US Army to improve its training methods.

Dec 21, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

Vaccine Q&A: Herd immunity and prioritizing access to vaccines

We also talk about why some people are unable to receive a vaccine.

Nov 13, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

NC State researchers take on COVID-19

While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the…

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Alumna named to Fortune 40 under 40

Rashida Hodge, an alumna of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) and executive at IBM, was recently named to Fortune magazine’s 40 Under 40 Technology list.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

New home

The College of Engineering took beneficial occupancy of Fitts-Woolard Hall on July 24, 2020. Coming in at approximately 225,000 gross square feet, NC State’s newest engineering building provides the crucial next step in uniting the College on Centennial Campus.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Rapid Response

On a Thursday morning in late May, the machine shop in Engineering Building III on NC State’s Centennial Campus is quiet for the first time in a long time.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Study finds dedicated clinics can reduce impact of a flu pandemic

A new study concludes that opening clinics dedicated specifically to treating influenza can limit the number of people infected and help to “flatten the curve,” or reduce the peak prevalence rate.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Faculty Highlights

Engineering faculty members receive awards and honors.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Fitts-Woolard Hall effort is powered by alumni giving

Meet two engineering alumni who have made support of the Fitts-Woolard Hall project a priority and learn why they decided to give.