Industrial engineers answer the needs of organizations to operate efficiently and cost-effectively. As an industrial engineer, you may use intelligent processes to streamline production systems, design flexible manufacturing approaches, and you will use a wide range of knowledge to do so, including operations research, manufacturing sciences and enterprise resources planning/integration.
- Allows students to engineer how systems interact with one another
- Provides opportunities in such diverse careers as: manufacturing systems design; operation and control; corporate logistics, warehousing and inventory management; manufacturing; integrated human factors in product design; as well as automotive assembly, supply chain, facility/plant process; and ergonomics engineering
- Offers both a general Industrial Engineering program and a Business Administration option
A Rigorous, Enriching Program
The University of Windsor is one of only a few institutions in Ontario to offer industrial engineering. Your education will begin with a broad base of fundamental science, mathematics and engineering knowledge in courses that are common to all programs. Our program will allow you to engineer how systems interact with one another.
What You Will Take the First Year
All engineering programs begin with a general first year providing students flexibility in program choice. In your first year, you will learn and explore subjects important to engineering, including:
- Forces and their interactions
- Motion and movement
- Electricity and magnetism
- Mathematics and its applications
- Design and graphical communications
- Chemical and material interactions
- Technical communications
- Professional issues in the engineering disciplines
*For more information regarding course names and descriptions, please request more information by submitting the Information Form to the right.*
The co-op option gives you a well-rounded education founded both in academic theory and real-world application. By combining your studies with full-time, paid employment in career-related positions, you will be able to apply what you learn in the classroom, gain related, hands-on experience, network with employers, explore career options and learn how to compete confidently in the job market. We offer placement opportunities with a wide range of corporate partners and government agencies.
- State-of-the-art manufacturing and production
- Systems design/operation/building/maintenance
- Pollution control and prevention
- Advanced computing and communications
- Medicine and medical technology
- Bio-based engineering
- Research and development
- Structural design
- Failure analysis
- Construction and infrastructure renewal
- Scheduling and optimization
- Automotive industry
- Environmental protection
- Project, process and systems management
- Robotics and advanced electronics
- Power generation and distribution
A First-class Facility
Our new, $112-million Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI) rivals the technical sophistication of any postsecondary institution in Canada. The CEI was constructed to meet the highest environmental standards and to provide learning opportunities throughout the facility.
Excellent Student Support
The Faculty of Engineering WINONE provides additional counselling, explains the educational requirements of your degree and gives you extra support to help you succeed. Our Undergraduate Student Advisors Program connects you with a select group of senior and intermediate engineering students who can:
- Assist you in understanding key concepts
- Advise you on how to handle tests and projects
- Suggest student clubs and activities
At the University of Windsor, we offer 190 high-quality programs in an international setting. Equally important, you can experience a broad range of opportunities outside the classroom:
- Explore exchange opportunities with dozens of universities around the world.
- Enhance your work experience through co-op programs, internships and paid research assistantships.
- Student-led organizations play a vital role on campus and in the broader community.
- The diversity of our students—where they are from, what they believe and how they think—will expand your mind.
All Engineering streams require a minimum 74% average from the top six high school courses, as well as an average of 74% between MHF4U, SCH4U, and SPH4U. MCV4U is strongly recommended.
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