Apr 27

Engineering Design Showcase

Bryce Jordan Center
1:00-3:30 p.m.

The Design Showcase is an exhibit of engineering design projects—from first-year design to senior capstone—created by students with the support of Penn State engineering faculty members and industry sponsors.


Apr 27

Ice Cream Social

Leonhard Building lobby and lawn
5:00 p.m.

All graduate students, faculty and staff are invited to attend and unwind!


Apr 28

Undergraduate Research Poster Presentation

Leonhard Building lobby
3:30 p.m.

Students who participated in the IE Undergraduate Research Program this spring will display their work in poster form for their peers and faculty members.


May 05

Commencement Reception

Leonhard Building Lobby
5:00 -6:30 p.m.

All graduating IE students and their families are welcome to join us in celebrating their tremendous achievements and graduation from our IE program.


May 05

Undergraduate Commencement

Bryce Jordan Center
8:00 p.m.


May 07

Graduate School Commencement

Bryce Jordan Center
6:30 p.m.


May 20-23

2017 IISE Annual Conference & Expo

Pittsburgh Convention Center
Pittsburgh, PA


Aug 21

Fall classes begin

Sep 04

Labor Day - No classes

Oct 09-13

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society International Annual Meeting

JW Marriott
Austin, TX

Several faculty and students from the IME department will be presenting research at this annual meeting.


Oct 22-25

INFORMS Annual Meeting

George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX

A number of our faculty and students will be attending at presenting at the annual Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences meeting.


Nov 06-11

Homecoming Week

Penn State Homecoming is one of the largest student-run homecoming organizations in the country, which aims to celebrate tradition and instill pride in all members of the Penn State family through active engagement of students, alumni, faculty and staff across the community.


Nov 11

Military Appreciation Day

Bryce Jordan Center/Beaver Stadium

More than 10,000 members of the military community will gather for a tailgate at the Bryce Jordan Center at 3:00 p.m. before heading to Beaver Stadium to watch the Nittany Lions host Iowa under the lights at 8:00 p.m.


Nov 19-25

Thanksgiving Holiday

No classes


Dec 11-15

Finals Week

No classes


Dec 16

Fall Commencement

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Bryce Jordan Center

Congratulations to our graduating students!


Foundry NightIME banquetEngineering Design Showcasecommencement


Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Penn State has made a name for itself in the engineering industry through its storied tradition of unparalleled excellence and innovation in research, education, and outreach.

We are Innovators. We are Makers. We are Excellence in Engineering. We are Penn State IME.

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

310 Leonhard Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-7601

FAX: 814-863-4745