Aug 11

Summer Commencement

Bryce Jordan Center
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Aug 20

Fall classes begin

Aug 23

Graduate Student Picnic

Leonhard Building lawn
5:00 p.m.

We welcome our graduate students back for the 2018-19 academic year at our annual picnic on the lawn outside Leonhard Building.


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 15

College of Engineering Alumni Tailgate

Bryce Jordan Center's Founders Lounge
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.


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