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Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), formerly the Institute of Industrial Engineers, is a professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity.

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
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Formation1948 (1948)
HeadquartersPeachtree Corners, Georgia
Coordinates33°57′43.8″N 84°13′53.2″W / 33.962167°N 84.231444°W / 33.962167; -84.231444Coordinates: 33°57′43.8″N 84°13′53.2″W / 33.962167°N 84.231444°W / 33.962167; -84.231444
Formerly called
Institute of Industrial Engineers(1981-2016) American Institute of Industrial Engineers (1948-1981)

The institute was founded in 1948 as the American Institute of Industrial Engineers. In 1981, the name was changed to Institute of Industrial Engineers in order to reflect its international membership base. The name was changed again to the present Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers in 2016 to reflect the changing scope of engineers working with large-scale, integrated systems.

Members include both college students and professionals. IISE holds annual regional and national conferences in the United States. IISE is headquartered in the United States in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, a suburb located northeast of Atlanta.:[1]



IISE publishes two magazines and five technical journals.

The Institute's flagship journal is IISE Transactions, which publishes papers that are grounded in science and mathematics, as well as motivated by engineering applications. The Engineering Economist is a quarterly refereed journal dealing with capital investments. IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering focuses on research in health systems. The Journal of Enterprise Transformation contains research related to enterprise transformation. IISE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors is devoted to ergonomics and human factors research and techniques.

Industrial Management, the publication of the Institute's Society for Engineering and Management System, is a quarterly magazine on engineering management topics, The award-winning member magazine is ISE (formerly Industrial Engineer) and is published monthly.[2]


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