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Welcome to the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at North Dakota State University.

The IME Department offers high quality undergraduate and graduate programs through innovative teaching, imaginative research and scholarship. We offer two programs of study: Industrial Engineering &Management and Manufacturing Engineering.  Industrial Engineering concentrates on  designing, installing, and improving procedures and systems for effective and efficient operation of enterprises in healthcare, financial, transportation, distribution and other types of service industries; governmental units and agencies. Manufacturing engineering involves 1) designing processes to make high-quality, functional and economical products; 2) developing facilities for efficient production systems; and 3) utilizing advanced technologies such as laser machining, welding, robotics and micro-manufacturing.

  • Gordon Heller Scholarship – Abigail Johnson, Katie Scholl, Jaclyn Smith
  • Frank E. Biltonen Scholarship – Joseph Fritzjunker, Lauren Frolich
  • Phillip W. Ruud Scholarship – Zahia Farhat
  • Frank C. Mirgain Scholarship – Charles Shorma
  • Dean Dolve Scholarship – Norbert Maly, Cong Liu, Jacob Markson
  • Robert Bushey Scholarship – Cui Can, Monit Verma, Cooper Bierscheid, Amanda Bodensteiner, Tyler Esser
  • Sherman and Loretta Quanbeck Scholarship – Lauren Frolich

Interested in finding out more information about our programs? Schedule a visit by calling 1-800-488-NDSU.


Canan Bilen-Green, Interim Chair and Dale Hogoboom Professor
Dr. Canan Bilen-Green, (701) 231-7040

Loralee Carpenter, Assistant to the Chair, (701) 231-9818

Dawn Allmaras, Academic and Student Services Coordinator, (701) 231-7287

Mailing address (U.S. Postal System):
Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
NDSU Dept. 2485, PO Box 6050
Fargo, North Dakota 58108-6050

Shipping address (Fedex or UPS):
Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
North Dakota State University
1410 14th Avenue North
Room 202 Civil & Industrial Engineering
Fargo, North Dakota 58102     

Department Fax
(701) 231-7195

Comprehensive student registration information and resources 

Lean Conference

Saturday, September 6, 2014
For more information or to register for the training please stop by the Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

We are now accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position. To apply, please visit: For information about this position please click here.

Visiting Professor Position

We are now accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position. For more information and to apply, please visit:

Make a Donation

NDSU IME Department welcomes your donation to its funds in support of its outreach programs and scholarships. Visit here for further information.

News & Events

Congratulations to Val Marinov on his promotion to full professor.

Sarah Russell has been elected NDSU student body president for 2014-15. Congratulations Sarah!

Congratulations to Katie Scholl on winning the 2014 Society for Health Systems Scholarship!

Congratulations to Yidong Peng recipient of a Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for the 2014-15 academic year.

Atif Osmani, one of our recent Ph.D.s, has joined the faculty of School of Business at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. We wish him success in his career!

Vahidhossein Khiabani, one of our recent Ph.D.s, has joined the faculty of Construction Management and Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. We wish him success in his career!

Matthew Vettel is the Fall 2013 recipient of the IME Department's Award of Excellence.  This program formally recognizes alumni and friends of the department that have made significant contributions to the department, their profession, and society. Matthew holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Management from NDSU (1990), and a MBA from Harvard School of Business Administration (1994).

Visit CAREERlink to see:

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Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Careers

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7287 / Fax: (701) 231-7195
Campus address: Civil and Industrial Engineering 202
Physical/delivery address: 1410 14th Avenue North, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2485 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:56:36 AM