Industrial Engineering (INDE)

INDE 501 - FUNDAMENTALS OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

Short Title: FUND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: Introduction to fundamental tools in industrial engineering. Topics include productivity analysis, material handling, logistics, design of experiments, quality control, location theory, warehouse design, supply chain management and scheduling. Instructor Permission Required.

INDE 509 - INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING

Short Title: INTRO TO HUMAN FACTORS ENG

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Prerequisite(s): INDE 501

Description: Analysis and design of engineering systems considering human characteristics and limitations. Design of control, displays, tools, workstations and groups. Human factors research methods. Instructor Permission Required.

INDE 511 - GRAPH ALGORITHMS

Short Title: GRAPH ALGORITHMS

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: Graph Algorithms in Operations Research. Topics include: spanning trees, graph search algorithms, shortest path problems, worst case time complexity analysis, computational complexity, dominating set problems, vertex and edge cover problems, python implementations, and other problems in graph optimization. Instructor Permission Required. Recommended Prerequisite(s): INDE 545 or CAAM 378

INDE 543 - MANUFACTURING PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS

Short Title: MANUFACTURING PROC AND SYS

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Prerequisite(s): INDE 501

Description: Fundamentals of manufacturing processes and systems. Topics include machining, casting, 2D printing, material flow, capacities, bottlenecks, and just-in-time systems. Simulation and optimization of various manufacturing systems. Trade-offs among various processes. Instructor Permission Required.

INDE 545 - PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS

Short Title: PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: A survey of methods for combining mathematical models and large data sets to produce optimal decisions. Topics include decision analysis, dynamic programs, mathematical programs and various heuristics. Instructor Permission Required.

INDE 546 - COMPUTATIONAL PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS

Short Title: COMP PRESCRIPTIVE ANAYLTICS

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Prerequisite(s): INDE 545

Description: A continuation of INDE 545 that focuses on computational approaches to prescriptive analytics. Topics include decomposition approaches to large-scale optimization, modeling languages, decision analysis and discrete-even simulation software. Emphasis will be placed on using relevant software on practical problems. Instructor Permission Required.

INDE 561 - SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Short Title: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Prerequisite(s): INDE 545

Description: Supply chain management is the integrated management of the flow of materials, products, services, and cash from the suppliers all the way to the customers and from the customers back to the suppliers. Due to the complex nature of today’s supply chains, effective management of these flows is a challenging task. This course aims to familiarize students with the concepts and models that are useful in designing and managing effective and efficient supply chains. Topics include facility location and distribution models, forecasting, sales & operations planning, supply chain coordination, inventory management, transportation, supplier selection, pricing & revenue management, and sustainability in supply chains. Instructor Permission Required.

INDE 562 - INTRODUCTION TO CONTINUOUS OPTIMIZATION

Short Title: INTRO TO CONTINUOUS OPT

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: An introduction to the formulation of unconstrained and constrained optimization models, and their numerical implementations to problems in science and engineering. Emphasis on Newton-type and interior-point methodologies. Instructor Permission Required. Recommended Prerequisite(s): INDE 545 or CAAM 378

INDE 571 - PROBABILITY AND STATISTICAL INFERENCE

Short Title: PROB & STATISTICAL INFERENCE

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: Topics include probability, random variables, probability distributions, transformations, moment generating functions, common families of distributions, independence, sampling and convergence, basics of estimation theory, hypothesis testing, Bayesian inference, ANOVA, regression. Introduction to statistical software. Department Permission Required.

INDE 572 - STOCHASTIC PROCESSES AND SIMULATION

Short Title: STOCH PROCESSES & SIMULATION

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Prerequisite(s): INDE 571

Description: Topics include Markov chains, renewal processes, queueing theory, statistical quality control, discrete-event simulation, random number generators, Monte Carlo methods, resampling methods, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, importance sampling and simulation based estimation for stochastic processes.

INDE 573 - DISCRETE-EVENT SIMULATION

Short Title: DISCRETE-EVENT SIMULATION

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Prerequisite(s): (STAT 518 and STAT 519) or INDE 571

Description: Simulation of discrete-event dynamic systems. Topics include introduction to simulation models; modeling with Simio, a comprehensive simulation package with animation capabilities; statistical aspects such as input and output analysis, random variate generation, variance reduction techniques; optimization via simulation. Department Permission Required.

INDE 577 - DATA SCIENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

Short Title: DATA SCI & MACHINE LEARNING

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: Fundamentals of data science and machine learning. Topics include: introduction to scikit-learn, Keras and tensorflow2, linear and logistic regression, clustering, support vector machines, random forest trees, neural networks, deep learning, natural language processing. Instructor Permission Required. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Three semesters of calculus recommended. A background in some programming language would be extremely useful.

INDE 590 - MASTER'S IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE

Short Title: MIE CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Research

Credit Hour: 1

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: MIE students are required to write a field report related to one of the required core courses in the curriculum. Students should coordinate this with the INDE 590 instructor/capstone director, prepare a report relevant to the course material, and present it in class. Instructor Permission Required. Recommended Prerequisite(s): INDE 501 and INDE 545 and INDE 571.

INDE 597 - TOPICS IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERNG

Short Title: TOPICS IN INDUSTRIAL ENG

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: Topics and credit hours may vary each semester. Spring 2020: This course introduces the theory and practice of revenue management and dynamic pricing, with a focus on application areas such as the airline industry and online advertisements. Topics include state-of-the-art revenue optimization algorithms (single-leg revenue management (RM), network RM, booking limits, bid price control, overbooking), auctions, market analytics, offer optimization, and forecasting and estimation from data. Instructor Permission Required. Repeatable for Credit.

INDE 677 - SPECIAL TOPICS

Short Title: SPECIAL TOPICS

Department: Industrial Engineering

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar, Lecture, Laboratory, Internship/Practicum

Credit Hours: 1-4

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Visiting Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: Topics and credit hours vary each semester. Contact department for current semester's topic(s). Repeatable for Credit.