UTA The University of Texas at Arlington College of Engineering

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Questions for the Audience. What is Industrial Engineering?What do Industrial Engineers do? Why study Industrial Engineering at UTA?. Industrial Engineering Definition. Industrial Engineers analyze and design complex systems of people, processes, and technology to accomplish organizational goals

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2. Questions for the Audience What is Industrial Engineering? What do Industrial Engineers do? Why study Industrial Engineering at UTA?

3. Industrial Engineering Definition Industrial Engineers analyze and design complex systems of people, processes, and technology to accomplish organizational goals.

4. IE Definition continued... IEs engineer the extended enterprise: from product design thru product manufacture, use, and disposal/recycling.

5. What do IEs do?

6. What do IEs do? Some Examples...

7. Manufacturing

8. Manufacturing

9. Manufacturing Typical questions IEs can answer: How many parts can be made in this factory? How many do we need? Can we redesign the part? What processes to use? How many people are needed? What skills? How many machines? Where to put the machines? How to design the human-machine interface? How to get raw materials to the factory? Planes? Trains? Trucks? Ships? How many? How to get completed parts to customers? How many factories are needed worldwide? Where? How to provide a smooth flow of materials throughout the entire extended enterprise?

10. Manufacturing

11. Banking

12. Banking

13. Banking Typical questions IEs can answer: How to engineer the info/business processes to improve overall customer service? How many banks, ATMs, etc. are needed? How many bank tellers are needed? Drive-thru vs. Walkup? Facilities layout? Where to locate these facilities to maximize utilization by customers? How often to restock the ATMs?

14. Banking

15. Airport /Transportation Design

16. Airport /Transportation Design

17. Airport/Transportation Design Typical questions IEs can answer: How many gates are needed at a given airport? Which flights will use which gate? How to get checked baggage to connecting flights? How many ticket agents are needed? When (day/time/etc.)? How to design the customs area? What to do if flights are delayed? How much $ to charge for a ticket?

18. Airport/Transportation Design

19. Healthcare

20. Healthcare

21. Healthcare Typical questions IEs can answer: How many doctors/nurses/staff and equipment are needed to best provide proper patient care? How to design processes to deliver patient care? How many and how to engineer the use of: operating rooms? emergency room area? patient rooms? waiting rooms? How to schedule the people/rooms/equipment? What and how many supplies are needed? How to dispose of hazardous waste?

22. Healthcare

23. Distribution & Logistics

24. Distribution & Logistics

25. Distribution & Logistics Typical questions IEs can answer: How many distribution centers (DCs) are needed to provide a smooth flow of materials throughout the extended enterprise (from raw material thru recycling/disposal of finished products) worldwide? Where in the world to locate the DCs? How to design DCs? How many & which parts can be handled in each DC? How many people & machines are needed? Forklifts? Conveyors? AS/RS? How to get raw materials to/from the DC? Planes? Trains? Trucks? Ships? How many of each?

26. Distribution & Logistics

28. Where do IEs work? Continued... Large Corporations Coca Cola UPS, FedEx Disney Frito-Lay Levi Strauss Nike Nokia Intel Microsoft Motorola Ralston Purina Texas Instruments Lockheed Martin American Airlines(AMR) Baylor Medical . . . Consulting Companies Arthur D. Little Arthur Andersen Sabre Group Lots of small outfits . . . Small Companies manufacturing, service, retail, etc . . . US Government The possibilities are virtually unlimited!

29. Why study IE at UTA? UTA is located in Arlington, Texas - the heart of the DFW Metroplex - projections for growth in 1998 include the creation of some 70,000 new jobs . Many opportunities to work in local industry. UTA is over 100-years old, a comprehensive research, teaching and public service institution. UTA is the second largest component of the world renowned University of Texas System and the sixth largest university in Texas. UTA offers 55 baccalaureate, 60 masters and 19 doctoral degrees to its more than 20,000 students who hail from 88 nations.

30. Why study IE at UTA? Continued... Industrial Engineering at UTA is a well-rounded, established, and rigorous curriculum. Faculty has close interaction with students and enjoy a broad base of industrial experience for use in classroom and research activities.

36. IE Courses for the B.S. degree in IE Probability & Statistics Operations Research Engineering Decision Making Producibility & Reliability Production & Inventory Control Human Factors & Work Design Manufacturing System/Plant Layout Design Project Management Quality Control Simulation Enterprise Engineering

42. Summary IEs figure out how to do things better! IEs design the extended enterprise worldwide! For more info, please come visit us on campus 817-272-3092 or at our website http://ie.uta.edu Questions??? Feedback??? Thanks for your time!

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