Industrial Engineering



The PhD in Industrial Engineering is intended for a student with a BS or MSc degree in Industrial Engineering or a closely related discipline. 

Industrial Engineering focuses on the design and improvement of systems, products, and processes. 
Industrial engineers address the efficient utilization of resources to produce high quality goods and services.  The Industrial Engineering PhD program prepares students for extensive research and careers in academia, industry and government while providing a broad knowledge of industrial engineering. The program allows a candidate to thoroughly study some aspect of industrial engineering through faculty expertise in research areas such as operations research, supply chain and logistics, systems simulation and modeling, quality systems engineering, human systems engineering, and ergonomics.


Degree Plan


PhD. In Industrial Engineering Degree Plan 2018-2020


For information of courses, including PhD thesis, please click here.


Industrial Engineering Program PhD Thesis Proposals:




Dr. Khalid Alzebdeh

Production of sustainable and eco-friendly bio-composite materials derived from polymers and date palm waste for industrial applications in Oman


Dr. Hakan Gultekin

Energy Efficient Scheduling in Manufacturing: Energy-Time Trade-off in Parallel Machine Environments