Exploring Innovation:

Insights from our Industrial Engineering Doctoral Students at the University of Louisville

Spring 2024 Meet-and Greet

PhD student wins IISE Award

2023 IISE Pritsker Dissertation Award (3rd place): Zabih Ghelichi

Spring Research & Innovation Event

Winners of the 3-min Pitch Competition at the Spring Research and Innovation Event

2023 Teaching Awardees

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistants for 2023: Sima Shafaei, Prameet Ranjan Jha

2023 Service Awardees

Outstanding Service Award: Md. Morshedul Alam, Khalid Bello

2023 Research Awardees

Outstanding Doctoral Awards: Sagar Hirpara (Dissertation), Lin Lin (Research)

Spring 2023 Picnic

Spring Student Retreat at the George Rogers Park

Why PhD in IE@UofL?

  • Research areas in Data Analytics, Operations Research, Human Factors, and Advanced Manufacturing
  • Full financial support for up to 4 years (if maintaining good standing)
  • Opportunities to prepare you for academic and industry positions
  • Outstanding resources (computing and equipment) to help execute your ideas
  • Student chapters that allow you to network with other students and industry professionals
  • Overall, a family-like environment

Research Areas

Admission Guidelines

  • Rolling admissions (semester starting months: August, January, and May)
  • Transcripts: BS degree or equivalent; MS preferred
  • Demonstrated research experience through journal or conference papers
  • Resume and 2 letters of recommendation
  • GRE requirement (evaluated on a case-by-case basis)
  • International Students: TOEFL (79 or higher) OR IELTS (6.5 or higher) OR Duolingo (105 or higher)

Internships & Full Time

Our IE graduates are hired as interns or full-time at leading companies in the US!

Communities & Organizations

Students in our MSIE program naturally form collegiate and deep bonds through numerous vibrant organizations outside of classroom. See more here:

Student Testimonials

Full financial support (tuition + stipend + insurance)

  1. UofL graduate school scholarships and assistantships
  2. IE department Graduate Teaching Assistantships
  3. Graduate Research Assistantships

Interested in learning more?

Some of our Current Students