Department of Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management

Where Human and Machine Interactions Meet

Students in Industrial Engineering learn about 4 foundational areas (management science, manufacturing, ergonomics, and quality) as they pursue a career in industrial engineering, one of the widest ranging fields in the engineering industry. Students use mathematical applications and scientific principles to improve the design of products, processes, and systems. Graduates are employed in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, aerospace, and healthcare.

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

  • B.S.E. in Industrial Engineering — Learn the basics of design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, places, and things. Combine mathematical, physical, and scientific skills with engineering analysis to reach successful results associated with each system.
  • B.S. in Industrial Management — Combine business and engineering concepts to prepare for managerial roles across a multitude of industries. This program is ideal for students who are interested in a trio of topics – business, engineering, and psychology.
  • M.S.E. in Engineering Management — Build on your bachelor’s degree and gain the necessary knowledge to impact the workforce by understanding how to successfully address supervisory and managerial needs in a technological environment.
  • M.S. in Technical Management — Build on your bachelor’s degree and gain the necessary knowledge to impact the workforce by understanding how to successfully address supervisory and managerial needs in a technological environment.

Departmental Honors

Outstanding Graduate 2020

 

Industrial Engineering Student Adam Gracyalny

Adam Gracyalny

Hometown: Cumming, GA
Major: Industrial Engineering
Minor: Business Administration
Undergraduate Research: Adam conducted research on force vs. perceived force with Dr. Laura Moody.
Noteworthy Experiences: During the summer of 2018, Adam worked at Nordson Corporation, where he worked on an inventory reduction project which identified $57,000 of unused low-cost parts. During the summer of 2019, he worked at Exide Technologies, a lead acid battery manufacturer. He worked on a warranty reduction project and helped create training videos and posters for customers on battery maintenance. These videos and posters have been distributed to companies such as Walmart and Target.
Plans after Graduation: Adam is participating in Mercer’s 4+1 Integrated Degree Program and will spend the 2020-2021 academic year completing his Master’s degree in Engineering Management.

“From my time at Mercer, I have learned how to solve a variety of problems and communicate ideas effectively to others who have varying levels of experience. I feel that Mercer has given me the tools to work effectively on any professional team.”