Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Labs
  • Department Labs
  • The Industrial Engineering Department offers students hands-on experiences in both academic laboratories as well as in industrial environments where students practice concepts and techniques learned in the classroom. IE laboratory facilities have been designed to cover major areas of the Industrial Engineering current practice, where students acquire current knowledge and expertise that the industry demands. This endeavor is developed through a significant investment of over $0.5 million in state-of-the-art technology, both equipment and software-hardware support.

  • Industrial Labs
  • Human Factors and Methods Engineering
  • This laboratory was designed to provide the students with the opportunity to carry out practical experiments concerning anthropometry, noise and illumination, work-station design, manual material handling, biomechanics and other areas of human performance evaluation and machine-human interactions for the workstation design. The laboratory includes adjustable workstations, ergonomic equipment, soundproof cabins, sound level meters, light meters, goniometers, push/pull gauges and Windows 7 network with eight (8) Intel Xeon personal computers for student use based on an open-access environment where students are given the opportunity to work on assignments and work-after class jobs at their own pace.

  • Industrial Labs
  • Methods Engineering and Work Measurement
  • Students are exposed to the basic tools to analyzing and design a job in a cost-effective manner, as well as measuring the resulting output to establish a standard (reading a stop watch, recording cycle times, breaking a job into elements and rating a job). This laboratory was designed to provide the students the opportunity to carry out practical experiments concerning to motion and time studies techniques (Stopwatch, Work Sampling and Predetermined Time), method improvement, performance rating, allowance factor and learning curve. Different practices require the use of the following equipment: stopwatches, random reminders, MTM equipments and tables, assembly’s parts and computers to download manufacturing assemblies and use of statistical software in order to develop time-study analyses and design software for workstation improvements (Design Tools).

  • Industrial Labs
  • Operations Management
  • The Operations Management Laboratory consists of a Windows 7 network with twenty (28) Intel Xeon personal computers for student use based on an open-access environment where students are given the opportunity to work on assignments and work-after class jobs at their own pace. This network offers the student the opportunity to access specialized software to tackle industrial engineering problems using state-of-the-art technologies. This laboratory has the equipment and software required to develop the system analysis, solutions development and decision-making skills in our students. There is support-hardware available in this laboratory including a laser printer and a HP plotter. The different applications in the network includes AutoCAD, Statgraphics Plus, Minitab, Witness, Arena for Simulation, Mathcad, Microsoft Office 2010 Professional, Microsoft Project 2010, Microsoft Visio 2010, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Server, and PSpice student version.

  • Industrial Labs
  • Software Instruction Laboratory
  • This lab consists of a Windows 7 network with twenty-four (24) Intel Pentium-D personal computers for student use based on specifics class needs and assignments, where student are requested for critical applications handling and on-class work. This network offers the student the opportunity to access specialized software to tackle industrial engineering problems using state-of-the-art technologies. This laboratory has the equipment and software required to develop the system analysis, solutions development and decision-making skills in our students. There is support-hardware available in this laboratory including a laser printer and a HP plotter. The different applications in the network includes AutoCAD, Statgraphics Plus, Minitab, Witness, Arena for Simulation, Mathcad, Microsoft Office Professional, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Server, and PSpice student version. To enforce the academy task the Laboratory have a LCD 55” TV, two projector and interactive screen where the professor can write electronically to the computer and over a Power Point presentation.

  • Industrial Labs
  • Lean Six Sigma Laboratory

  • This laboratory consists of an assembly line for educational racing car models. As part of the offering of the Lean Six Sigma courses for graduate and undergraduate programs, this laboratory provides the student the professional expertise of applying most of the techniques used in a DMAIC project. The student will be able to apply techniques and concepts such as FMEA, SIPOC, PROJECT CHARTER, VOC, LEAN MANUFACTURING, STATISTICS, DOE, INVENTORY MANAGEMENT, PRODUCTION CONTROL, PRODUCTIVITY, COST ACCOUNTING, TOTAL QUALITY CONTROL, SPC, industrial SAFETY, JOB DESIGN,and others within a simulated manufacturing environment. This laboratory was developed under the Body of Knowledge requirements for a CIAPR Black Belt Certification.


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