Military OR at NC State



Preparing for a career in military operations research?

Learn more about Military Operations Research at NC State

  • The Military Operations Research Group at NC State includes US active duty and military veterans from all Services and our allies.
  • Students work on a variety of real-world problems. See our recent projects.
  • Develop skills in concentrations such as Data Analytics, Logistics, and Health Care Improvement.
  • We understand active duty student timelines and develop individual advising plan to support student success.


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Brandon McConnell


Past Projects

Expeditionary Military Logistics and Risk Analysis

Military and Veteran Healthcare

Deployable Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)

UAV Scheduling


Operations Research (OR) is the use of scientific methodology to study systems whose design or operation require human decision making. OR provides the means for making the most effective decisions about systems design and operation.Degrees Offered

1st Semester OR Course Recommendations

OR Concentrations

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Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) is about figuring out how to do things better. It combines the physical and social sciences together with engineering principles to improve processes and systems. As a result, industrial engineering is the “people person’s” engineering. Industrial engineers improve quality and productivity while at the same time cutting waste like time, materials, money, and energy. This is why many industrial engineers often get promoted into management positions. For the same reason, industrial engineering is an excellent choice for anyone wanting to run their own business.Degrees Offered

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