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Spend a Summer Day

Spend a Summer Day with IME on July 28, 29 and 30! The industrial engineering program at Penn State is consistently ranked as one of the top programs in the United States as reported by U.S. News and World Report.

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Our curriculum provides a broad-based education in:

We accomplish this through a base of mathematics, physical, and engineering sciences along with hands-on laboratory and industrial experiences that prepare you for your career.

Industrial engineers from Penn State have established successful careers in financial services, communications, information technology, transportation, health care, consulting, and academia.

We have a number of professional societies for IEs that allow students to explore industrial engineering outside the classroom.

Students have access to speakers, career fairs, plant tours, conferences, competitions, professional contacts, leadership opportunities, and social events.

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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