Aug 20

Fall classes begin

Aug 22

Graduating Graduate Student Meeting

105 Leonhard Building
4:30 p.m.

Those graduate students who are planning to graduate in December are required to attend this session to ensure successful completion of all degree requirements.


Aug 23

Graduate Student Picnic

Leonhard Building lawn
4:35 p.m.

We welcome our graduate students back for the 2018-19 academic year at our annual picnic on the lawn outside Leonhard Building. The event is co-hosted by the Industrial Engineering Graduate Association.


Aug 23

SARI Training

114 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building
2:00 p.m.

New and continuing graduate students should plan to join the first Scholarship and Research Integrity (SARI) training of the academic year.


Aug 23

Undergraduate Student Orientation

22 Deike Building
5:45 p.m.

New students admitted to the industrial engineering program should attend this session that will cover program requirements, departmental resources, and other pertinent information. Pizza and soft drinks will be served.


Aug 30

Faculty Fair

Leonhard Building Lobby
4:35 p.m.

Faculty within the department will display some of their research while answering questions. This is a great time for graduate students to identify an adviser and talk to other graduate students who are doing research with our faculty.


Sep 03

Labor Day - No classes

Sep 07-09

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Training

10 Sparks Building

The Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers is offering Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Training. The cost for this certification is $500 for students and $850 for alumni and professionals. What you will learn: What you will learn: · Design and develop Six Sigma projects · Determine process capability · Employ the DMAIC process · Perform basic statistical analysis on process measurements · Prepare root cause analysis · Support and champion Six Sigma implementation in your organization · Explain the Six Sigma philosophy Participants will take the 3-hour exam on Sunday afternoon following the end of training in order to receive certificates. Registration is required.

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Sep 11-14

Fall Career Days

Bryce Jordan Center
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Connect with corporate, government, and industry representatives to talk about potential internships, co-ops, or full-time positions.


Sep 12

IE Career Fair

Days Inn State College
6:30-9:00 p.m.

Hosted by the Penn State chapter of the Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers, this event allows industrial engineering students the opportunity to discuss potential internships, co-ops, or full-time positions with industry representatives.


Sep 15

College of Engineering Alumni Tailgate

Bryce Jordan Center
8:30 a.m.

Join us at the Bryce Jordan Center's Founders Lounge to enjoy fellowship with engineering alumni, faculty, students and staff before the Nittany Lions take on Kent State at Beaver Stadium. Attendance is limited; registration is required.


Sep 19

Fall IE Major Night

103 Leonhard Building
5:30 p.m.

This event is for first-year engineering students who are exploring their major options. We invite you to visit the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering to talk to industrial engineering students, learn about career opportunities, tour Leonhard Building, and ask questions about the fields that are of interest to you.


Oct 27

Military Appreciation Game

Bryce Jordan Center/Beaver Stadium


Nov 18-24

Thanksgiving Holiday

No classes


Dec 10-14

Finals Week

Graduate OrientationFaculty FairCareer Fair


Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Penn State has made a name for itself in the engineering industry through its storied tradition of unparalleled excellence and innovation in research, education, and outreach.

We are Innovators. We are Makers. We are Excellence in Engineering. We are Penn State IME.

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

310 Leonhard Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-7601

FAX: 814-863-4745