Doctoral Degree in Industrial Engineering

Department of Industrial Engineering

Degree Description

The Lamar University Doctor of Engineering Degree prepares you to lead advanced industry and research projects in Manufacturing, Automation, Operations Research, Reliability, Data Science, Supply Chain Management, Engineering Management, Safety, Human Factors, Ergonomics and Logistics. Our department has a focus on software and modeling to implement the ideas presented in our coursework. Our faculty and students typically research topics that are applied and industry-forced. 

Why Study Industrial Engineering at Lamar?

The Doctor of Engineering Degree at Lamar University offers competitive scholarships and assistantships for you as a highly qualified student with research interests compatible with those of the industrial engineering faculty.

Career Paths

As an industrial engineer, most of your work will center around the ultimate goal of helping production or manufacturing processes to run more efficiently. To be an effective industrial engineer, you need to be comfortable in a leadership role and possess the ability to work with a team. Around 70% of industrial engineers work at manufacturing companies, and many have specific areas of specialization, such as assembly, raw-product processing or administrative practices. 

Meet the Faculty

Maryam Hamidi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Victor Zaloom, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor and Interim Chair
Berna Eren Tokgoz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor