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Graduate Alumni

The department is proud of its graduate alumni, who have been successful in both the academic and the industrial sectors.

Please visit our Testimonials page to hear from some of our more recent alumni about their experience at Pitt.

Alumni in Academia

Some of the U.S. institutions where Pitt IE PhD graduates hold faculty positions include:

  • Clemson University
  • Iowa State University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • North Carolina State University
  • Purdue University
  • Rutgers University
  • SUNY - Binghamton 
  • Towson University
  • University of Arkansas 
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Chicago (Business School) 
  • University of Houston 
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Wayne State University
  • Wichita State University
  • Worcester Polytechnic

International Institutions where our alumni hold faculty positions:

  • University of British Columbia (Business School)
  • Kuwait University
  • Kasetsart University
  • Chulalongkorn University 
  • Thammasat University
  • Ming Chi Institute of Technology
  • National Cheng-Kung University 
  • National Taipei Institute of Technology
  • National Chiao-Tung University
  • Yonsei University 
  • National University of Singapore
  • Bogazici University
  • Middle Eastern Technical University

Three alumni have served as department chairs and one is the past president of Middle East Technical University in Turkey.

Alumni in Industry

MS and Ph.D. graduates of the IE department have found employment in and occupied leadership positions in major research, consulting, and management positions in companies such as:

  • Allegheny Health Network
  • American Airlines 
  • American Express
  • Amtrak
  • Bayer
  • Booz Allen  
  • CSX
  • Crane Co.
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst and Young
  • FedEx Ground
  • General Electric
  • General Motors 
  • Google
  • First Energy
  • Hershey
  • H. J. Heinz Co.
  • HSBC Bank
  • IBM 
  • II-VI Inc.
  • Intel
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Management Sciences Associates
  • Mylan
  • PNC Bank
  • PPG Industries
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Rolls Royce
  • Sony
  • Rockwell
  • United Airlines
  • United Parcel Service
  • U.S. Steel 
  • U.S. Dept. of Energy
  • U.S. Dept. of Veterans Administration
  • UPMC
  • Westinghouse