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Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Minnesota
111 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA


Katie Sharpe
Student Services Professional
phone: direct (612) 624-1582
department: (612) 624-7622
fax: (612) 624-0944
office: ME 130

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Lisa Miller
Associate Teaching Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
phone: (612) 625-7397
Office: ME 130D


William L. Cooper
Director of Graduate Studies
phone: (612) 624-4322
office: ME 130F


Shuzhong Zhang
Professor and Department Head
phone: (612) 624-8406
office: ME 130E

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Fan Jia received honorable mention, 2016 SOLA Dissertation Award... Read More...

Professor Benjaafar - named Director of the Initiative on the Sharing Economy... Read More...

Symposium on the Sharing Economy held last May...

Sherwin Doroudi - joined the Department as an Assistant Professor... Read More...

Mehdi Behroozi, a recent ISyE PhD grad, offered position as Asst. Professor at Northeastern... Read More...

ISyE Undergrad student Christopher Kuehn - co-founder of AdrenaCard, an epi-pen alternative. Read More...

Dr. Leder awarded the NSF CAREER Award: Rare Events in Cancer Evolution with a grant in the amount of $500,000. Read More...

A paper by ISyE doctoral student Xiang Li was a finalist for the 2016 POMS-HK Best Student Paper Award. Read More...

Professor Benjaafar - keynote speaker at the Big Data and Connected Business Conference held in Taipei, Taiwan. Read More...

Mehdi Behroozi - Second Place Award in theĀ IIE Doctoral Colloquium Poster Presentations Competition. Read More...

Dr. Zhang's paper "Semidefinite Relaxation of Quadratic Optimization Problems" - 2015 SPS Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper Award.

ISyE professors Cooper and Wang awarded NSF grant of $269,000 for August 2015-2018 - "Revenue Management with Network Effects." Read More...

Dr. Zhang - awarded $299,999 NSF grant for his project "Gradient Methods for Solving Big Data (Tensor) Optimization Problems". Read More...