Industrial and systems engineering is simply, “designing and improving systems” or, engineering that deals with the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems (as of people, materials, and energy). The program at Virginia Tech is wide ranging and provides students with opportunity for study in the areas of operations research, production (manufacturing) systems, management systems, and human factors engineering and ergonomics.
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