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Graduate Education

UB ISE prides itself on excellence in graduate education.  

We are a highly ranked program with research active faculty and energetic students from countries around the world, including the U.S., India, Iran, China, Turkey, Bangladesh, Colombia, Argentina and more. Faculty members work closely with graduate students on PhD and MS research.

Our students go on to excellent jobs in industry, academia and government—across the U.S. and worldwide.

Successful Alumni

Faculty positions include: Iowa State, Oregon State, University of Michigan, University of Iowa, Penn State, U Texas Arlington


Postdoctoral placements include: Stanford, Johns Hopkins, Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine


Industry and government placements include: Apple, Amazon, American Airlines, Praxair, CSX Rail Lines, Ford, GE Transportation, General Motors, Novo Nordisk, Tesla, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission


Industry positions include: quality engineer; supply and logistics coordinator; six sigma project leader; ergonomics consultant—in New York, California, Texas, Illinois, Michigan, Washington and beyond!

Fall Graduate Application Deadlines

ISE still welcomes applications and financial aid requests after Feb 1. 

Feb 1, 2017 - For all applicants requesting financial aid (domestic and international applicants)

April 15, 2017 - For international applicants not requesting financial aid

Aug 1, 2017 - For domestic applicants who are not requesting financial aid