The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering was established in 1973 within the Faculty of Engineering as the first Industrial Engineering department in Hong Kong. The Department offers postgraduate research programmes leading to the degrees of Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) with digital enterprise technology as a major focus, in areas including industrial and service systems engineering, logistics engineering and supply chain management, operation planning and optimisation, simulation and modelling, enterprise resource planning, financial engineering, intelligent systems automation, human-systems engineering, knowledge management, service-oriented e-logistics, and enterprise information systems.
Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Supervisors on research topics. For further information, please visit: https://www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/rola/general-information-and-instructions
Major Research Areas
Supply chain management:
Advanced manufacturing, logistics engineering, financial engineering, healthcare engineering, operations engineering, system analytics and human factors engineering.
Robotics, systems automation, smart devices / auto ID, simulation and virtual reality and 3-D printing.
Candidates are required to make an oral presentation of their research proposal as part of the procedure for the confirmation of candidature. Each candidate is also required to give at least one research seminar before submission of thesis title.
Postgraduate Admissions Advisor
Dr. Ray Zhong
Research postgraduate students on the basis on the impact of their research outcomes during their studies at the Department of IMSE. Research outcomes include research achievements such as publications, patents, and non-conventional research outputs.