Council of Engineering Systems Universities
The Council of Engineering Systems Universities (CESUN) was established in 2004 by universities offering educational and research programs in engineering systems. CESUN membership includes more than 50 universities in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The Council provides a mechanism for the member universities to work together developing engineering systems as a new field of study. An overall objective of the Council is to broaden engineering education and practice.

Engineering systems is an interdisciplinary field of study that encompasses activities in the following areas:
• System Engineering

• Technology and Policy

• Engineering Management, Innovation, Entrepreneurship

• System and Decision Analysis, Operations Research

• Manufacturing, Product Development, Industrial Engineering
Statement of Purpose


Professional societies we work with

Executive Committee

Chair of Executive Committee
Professor, Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, George Washington University
Chair-Elect of Executive Committee
Associate Professor, School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence, Arizona State University
Past Chair of Executive Committee
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University
Executive Committee Secretary and Member-at-Large
Professor and Chair, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo
Executive Committee Member-at-Large
Associate Professor, Engineering Product Development, Singapore University of Technology and Design University
Executive Committee Member-at-Large
Assistant Professor, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, Penn State University
Executive Committee Member-at-Large
Department Head and Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Executive Committee Member-at-Large
Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
Executive Committee Treasurer and Member-at-Large
Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Ex-Officio Executive Committee Member
Japan Steel Professor of Engineering Systems and Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Past Chairs

Past Chair
Alexander Crombie Humphreys Chair Professor in Economics of Engineering, School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology
Past Chair
Professor, Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona
Past Chair
Uhrig & Vournas Head of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University