Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Curriculum in industrial engineering was announced with the first courses offered in the fall of 1930.
The Department of Industrial Engineering was established and located at 111 Lampe Drive.
The Department of Industrial Engineering moves from 111 Lampe Drive to the 1911 Building.
Rajendra Pachauri was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree. He had previously earned a Master of Science degree in 1972. Later, in 2007, he shared the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Department of Industrial Engineering moves from Riddick Labs to 111 Lampe Drive.
The Department of Industrial Engineering is renamed the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, making it the first named department at NC State. More historical information is available on the departmental website.