The Institute of Industrial Engineers is an international organization that was founded in 1948. IIE promotes various areas of the industrial engineering field by publishing magazines and books, holding conferences, supporting students and much more.
The San Jose State University Chapter organizes several social and professional activities throughout the year. Through these activities, students are encouraged to network within the department, with members of industry and with other universities. Students find opportunities to develop their skills in communication, leadership, teamwork, and planning.