About the Department

About the Depertment

Head of Department

Prof. Eran Toch ​

Wolfson Building,
room 415




Department's Secretary

Nira Ziziluk

Wolfson Building Room 422

Tel: 03-6408389

Main Features

From traditional industry to managing large logistic chains, Hi-Tech companies, service organizations, "Start-ups" and large international companies, Israel 's international competitiveness depends on its ability to adopt modern "lean" manufacturing techniques and a systematic viewpoint.


In the Department of Industrial Engineering, the faculty members are playing a crucial role in this effort, training students, interacting with the industry and conducting research in diverse areas that are vital for modern production and service capabilities.


Specific research areas in the Department include:

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Facility Design and Assembly Systems

  • Operation Research and Operation Management

  • Stochastic Processes

  • Scheduling

  • Statistical analysis and Information Theory

  • Logistic and Inventory Systems

  • Production Planning

  • Data Mining and Information Technology

  • Computerized Integrated Manufacturing Systems

  • Total Quality Management

  • Optimal Control

  • Statistical Process Control

  • Decision Theory, Game Theory and Economic Theory


At the cutting edge of industrial engineering research, the department members publish in leading research journals, take part in joint ventures with industry leaders and operate modern laboratories in computerized integrated systems, ERP and information technology. The developed methodologies, some very new in Israel, are taught at both the undergraduate and graduates levels.


Industrial engineering is an integrative state-of-the-art field which is rapidly being recognized as essential for achieving cost-effectiveness and smooth operation to swiftly meet changing markets' needs. The department's alumni are recognized leaders in diverse fields in Israel and abroad.

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