PhD in Industrial Engineering
The IMSE department has a vibrant Ph.D. program with full time students conducting research in areas of critical national significance including healthcare systems, medical diagnosis, energy systems, sensors and networks, public health policy, cancer and Alzheimer disease modeling, transportation, urban systems modeling, supply chain logistics, risk analysis, and engineering education. IMSE Ph.D. students participate in a very active student chapter for INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences), which engages in various professional and leadership activities. In 2011 and 2012, the USF INFORMS Student Chapter received the highest recognition (Summa Cum Laude) from INFORMS among all worldwide chapters. Our recent graduates have joined both academia and industry including Texas Tech,University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, George Mason University, Western Michigan University, Disney, FedEx, Verizon, and Centers for Disease Control.