Innovation in Systems, Algorithms and Quantitative Methods

Industrial and Systems Engineering at USC

The Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering leads through innovation in systems, algorithms and quantitative methods. We prepare students to become skilled experts, managers, decision-makers and researchers for design and optimization in complex and uncertain environments. The Epstein Department’s research and education benefit society through novel systems for healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, security, e-commerce, and the environment.
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The Cook Using Lessons from a Nuclear Disaster to Promote Safer Kitchens

The Cook Using Lessons from a Nuclear Disaster to Promote Safer Kitchens

USC Viterbi student Jose Hernandez is harnessing his industrial and systems engineering background for new research into restaurant kitchen safety culture.

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Wanda Austin Receives 2022 ISE Distinguished Alumni Award

Wanda Austin Receives 2022 ISE Distinguished Alumni Award

USC’s former interim president and ex-CEO of the Aerospace Corporation won the accolade for her myriad contributions over the decades.

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USC Viterbi Research to Streamline our Robot Delivery Future

USC Viterbi Research to Streamline our Robot Delivery Future

A new study into optimized symbiotic vehicles for use in warehouses and for robot deliveries has been funded by Toyota’s University Research Program.

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Student Achievements Celebrated at ISE Spring Banquet and Awards

Student Achievements Celebrated at ISE Spring Banquet and Awards

Students, faculty and staff gathered at USC’s Town and Gown to honor the achievements of the past year.

Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on June 24th, 2022