Leading the Way in Large, Complex Systems
Join SIE at the University of Arizona, the nation’s first academic department for systems engineering. With programs in industrial engineering, systems engineering and engineering management, the department delivers a broad skillset, preparing students for technology-based jobs in industry, government and academia.
Earn your undergraduate degree, graduate degree or a graduate certificate at a top-tier research university. Focus on smart systems for transportation and manufacturing, distributed solar power generation, space systems and human behavior modeling.
Make your future about getting all the parts – humans and machines – to work together effectively!
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May 6, 2021
It's the biggest day of the year for the college! With 99 projects, more than 100 industry judges and $46,000 in prizes, there’s a lot to be excited about for this year’s Craig M. Berge Design Day.
Judges will meet with students via video chat in early May to score the projects, and award sponsors will evaluate teams based on their video presentations. These videos will be made publicly available by May 3. The winners will be announced in a virtual awards ceremony at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 6.
May 14, 2021
To mitigate additional risk involved with COVID-19, in-person participation in this ceremony is limited. Graduates who do not attend in person can participate virtually and be recognized during the ceremony. The virtual ceremony, available at commencement.arizona.edu, also will be recorded.
“The greatest reward I’ve ever been given is the simple opportunity to help generations of students learn how to think critically about the world around them.”
Reinventing the Wheel
“Imagine a smart city, 10 years from now, where cars don’t run into one another anymore.”
“It’s always a lot of fun to identify and work on challenging research problems arising in real-life scenarios.”
Lust to Dust
“Systems engineers live in a lot of different industries, and what we think about is the entire life cycle of a system or a product or a service. From lust to dust, so to speak.”
“We’re proud to see many of our graduate programs recognized as among the best in preparing future generations of researchers, scientists, leaders and citizens.”