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IME to Participate in $320 Million Digital Lab Project

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville administrators are enthused about the institution’s role in the $320 million Digital Lab for Manufacturing announced Tuesday by President Barack Obama. SIUE’s principal investigator will be Sohyung Cho, associate professor of industrial engineering in the School of Engineering to investigate advanced manufacturing systems that are agile and flexible with maximized visibility for information and product flow.


Hot, High-Paying Career Sectors

Manufacturing Engineer - $73,900 After Five Years Experience. Manufacturing engineers may work with commercial and industrial designers to increase production, decrease costs and refine a product's design and may also look into solutions on how manufacturers can edge out the competition.

MS In Industrial Engineering

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering program has the following concentration areas; Systems optimization, Manufacturing engineering design, Enterprise and production control, Quality engineering. The program is now accepting applications.


SIUE and ITU Joint Program

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Istanbul Technical University have a joint-degree program in Industrial Engineering. This Program is first of its kind both in United States and Turkey


Southwest Illinois Advanced Manufacturing Center

The Southwest Illinois Advanced Manufacturing (SIAM) Center was formed in July, 2001, and has produced an impact valued at more than $100 million on the regional economy. SIAM performs research and workforce development activities to assist technical enterprises across the United States.


SIAM/N.O. Nelson Research and Education Facility

In June, 2003, SIUE and Lewis & Clark Community College reached an agreement for the joint establishment of a 12,000 square foot Research and Education Facility to be housed in Edwardsville's historic N.O. Nelson Center. The State of Illinois has committed more than $16 million to the renovation of this seven acre complex with the final phase nearing completion. At present, the SIAM Center equipment is being installed.

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