About Us

Industrial Engineering is at the heart of the systems that are essential to our society. Industrial engineers design solutions to improve the performance of complex systems of people, technology, and information.

Our Vision

To excel in Industrial Engineering teaching, research and community outreach in Canada. This includes leadership, an immersive engineering experience for our students, high-impact research, championing Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessiblity (EDIA) and serving as a hub for inter-sectoral collaboration.

Learn more about why you should study here.

Quick Facts

Undergraduate Students
Graduate Students
Full-time Faculty

Areas of Research

Sustainable supply chain management
Data analytics
Acute stroke treatment & emergency services logistics
Blood services optimization
Maritime risk management & logistics
Industry 4.0
Operational Excellence

Our research is interdisciplinary in nature and we are well linked with other faculties, universities, and industry.

Program Highlights

Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)

Industrial Engineers optimize processes and systems by finding ways to save time, money, energy, and materials, while enhancing sustainability and safety.

Type of Program:
Co-op / Non Co-op

Co-op: 5 years
Non Co-op: 5 years
Accelerated non-Co-op: 4 years

Master of Applied Science (MASc)

An MASc graduate program consists of not less than 12 credit hours, the graduate seminar, the research methods course and a thesis selected upon the advice of the thesis supervisor.

Type of Program:


2 years


Master of Engineering (MEng)

A coursework degree requiring at least seven courses, one graduate seminar, with the option of a project.

Type of Program:


1-2 years


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

A research degree that usually requires a MASc for admission. It requires at least four courses, two graduate seminars, a comprehensive examination and an original research thesis.

Type of Program:


3-5 years



The Industrial Engineering undergraduate program has been continuously accredited since 1969 by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board of Engineers Canada, and through this has mutual recognition by The Washington Accord countries.

The Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board implements the accreditation of undergraduate engineering programs in Canada. Students who receive a degree from an accredited engineering program meet the academic requirements to be licensed with any of Canada’s engineering regulators.