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School of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Make Processes and Systems Better

Since 1965, we in the School of ISE have been making processes and systems better in EVERY industry. You’ll find our graduates in aerospace, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, finance, transportation, consulting, and everywhere in between. We graduate leaders who integrate analytics and systems thinking to find solutions to engineering problems.

Our dynamic faculty excel in the classroom, providing our undergraduate and graduate students with the skills to be leaders in industry and academia. And we make an impact in research, collaborating to solve global challenges.

ISE at a Glance

$24M in collaborative research funding in force in 2023

32 journal articles by ISE faculty in 2022

15 faculty members, our largest faculty strength

98% job placement at the time of graduation

Areas of Excellence

Students completing ISE project

Focus on Analytics

Our undergrads have standard, analytics, and pre-med options, as well as the opportunity to pursue accelerated BS/MS and BS/MBA degree programs.


Making an Impact

Our faculty apply methods in analytics and systems engineering to Cyber-Physical-Social Systems, Health and Medical Systems, and Aerospace and Defense Systems.


Preparing for Academia

In addition to successes in industry, the School of ISE is producing doctoral graduates that are making contributions to academic institutions across the globe.

ISE Means Success

Jennifer Booker, B.S. Class of 2002

ISE grads can work EVERYWHERE, and Jennifer has done it in just one short career. From auto manufacturing to oil and gas, government consulting, healthcare and fintech. 

Hiba Baroud, Ph.D. Class of 2015

Among many OU ISE graduates in academic, HIba has found tremendous success as a faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University.

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January 19, 2024

OU Professor Shivakumar Raman Featured on Cover of ISE Magazine

The OU Gallogly College of Engineering is proud to celebrate Shivakumar Raman, professor and director of the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, who was featured on the January cover of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers ISE Magazine.

November 06, 2023

Class of 2023 GCoE Pursuit of Excellence Award Recipients Honored at Fall Board Meeting

Inspired by the April 2015 challenge by Jim Gallogly, the college's namesake, to pursue excellence, the Pursuit of Excellence Award honors those who regularly and selflessly serve the college with excellence in all they do. Presented at the fall Board of Advisors meeting, the awards are among the highest recognition given by the college. In addition to a cash award, recipients receive a certificate of distinction.

September 14, 2023

OU Engineering Welcomes 14 New Faculty Members for 2023-24

OU Engineering has welcomed 14 new faculty members for the 2023-24 academic year. This marks a milestone in the college's growth journey, with faculty numbers increasing from just over 100 in 2017 to 175 in 2023. OU Engineering is committed to expanding its faculty ranks, aiming for over 200 faculty members by the 2025-26 academic year, says OU Engineering Dean John Klier. To achieve this goal, the college has initiated more than 20 faculty searches.