Research and Discovery

We are dedicated to creating new knowledge, advancing technology and broadening the economic base of our state and region. We believe undergraduate students should be directly involved in world-class research. Our department has seven labs to support research and students' educational needs.  For more information regarding research opportunities, please reach out to Beth Dahl and she will connect you with faculty.   

Our faculty and staff are committed to leading the way in the following areas:

  • Operations research
  • Facility planning & management
  • Ergonomics and human factors
  • Additive/advanced manufacturing
  • Quality and reliability
  • Data analytics
  • Health care
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