WHAT IS INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING?
Industrial Engineering’s main interest area is the systems consisting humans, hardware, machines along with building, development and improvement of such systems. The summary of the main goal of an industrial engineer can be defined as “providing the best usage of limited resources”. An industrial engineer models problems within a system, develops solutions over these models, analyses these solutions in order to generate conclusive reports that are then used in managerial decisions. This process will be beneficial to the system and/or company that the industrial engineer is a part of and will make the industrial engineer an invaluable asset. Industrial engineers perform problem definition, solution generation and decision support for engineering problems on areas that are as diverse as; information technologies, consulting, education, telecommunication, energy, healthcare, tourism, logistics, banking and finance.