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  • To shape the future of the field of Industrial and Systems Engineering, with emphasis on enhancing the quality of life.
  • To foster creativity and invention within the key facets of USC’s Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering including research and education.
  • To create a vibrant intellectual environment at USC where world-class researchers in Industrial and Systems Engineering and related fields engage in the development of new ideas, thus positioning the Epstein Department at the forefront in thought leadership in the world.