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The Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering offers a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering. It also offers an M.S. degree and participates in the "Electrical and Systems Engineering" option of the college-wide Ph.D. Program in Engineering. The Department offers coursework in manufacturing, operations research, ergonomics, engineering management, decision modeling, occupational safety and health, quality control, inventory control, facility planning and design, automation, biomechanics, queueing theory, non-linear programming, robotics. The major research emphases in the Department are in ergonomics, dealing with the human being in the industrial workplace, and in applied operations research where energy, government and industrial problems are modeled and analyzed through a variety of computer techniques. Graduate courses are offered to support the research being carried out in the departmental areas of emphasis. Additional research interests include biomedical and human factors, communications and computers, energy, food production and processing, transportation and water resources.