The program provides an interdisciplinary educational foundation for its graduates to understand problems and to find and implement solutions with a system engineering perspective; students are provided with the essential tools to consider the technological, business and human aspects of problems in complex systems. The program consists of the following areas of study: basic sciences; engineering materials and manufacturing processes; statistics and quality management; optimization, operations management and managerial sciences, ergonomics, economics and finance, and informatics. The department offers a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering.