About Industrial Engineering

Industrial engineering is a branch of engineering which deals with the optimization of complex processes or systems. It is concerned with the development, improvement, implementation of integrated systems of people, money, knowledge, information, equipment, energy, materials, analysis and synthesis, as well as the mathematical, physical and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering design to specify, predict, and evaluate the results to be obtained from such systems or processes.

An industrial engineer works to eliminate waste of time, money, materials, man-hours, machine time, energy and other resources that do not generate value. They engineer processes and systems that improve quality and productivity.