Indicators of quality
The UW-Madison industrial engineering graduate program is ranked #10 best in the U.S. (U.S. News and World Report, 2014).
The UW-Madison is ranked #17 best engineering school in the U.S. (U.S. News and World Report, 2014).
In the latest published review of doctoral programs by the National Research Council, the department ranked highly in average number of citations per publication, average number of research awards per faculty member, and number of PhDs granted.
Our distinguished faculty have been recognized for their research contributions with awards from national and international organizations.
Enrollment, Spring 2014
Bachelor of Science in IE: 222
Master of Science in IE: 82
PhD students in IE : 65
Degrees conferred, 2012-2013
Bachelor of Science in IE: 56
Master of Science in IE: 51
PhD in IE: 12
10 full professors, including 4 named professorships
4 associate professors
2 assistant professors
2 National Academy of Engineering members
1 Institute of Medicine member
Graduate student appointments, Spring 2014
90% of our doctoral students receive financial support sufficient to cover living expenses plus tuition
14 project assistants
18 teaching assistants
43 research assistants
Campus research facts 2014
UW-Madison and College of Engineering Research Facts