Computer & Information Systens Division News
Proposal submission deadline is Nov. 20.

4th Annual IIE-CIS Mobile App Competition 


The objectives of the IIE-CIS Mobile App Competition are: 1) to motivate students to use their creativity in developing mobile apps that are based on theories and practices of industrial and systems engineering (or related fields); and 2) to develop a business plan to justify the need for their mobile app in the market place.


Eligibility of Participants

  1. Any undergraduate or graduate students (domestic or international) from higher education institutions in the field of industrial and systems engineering (or related fields).

  2. A team can consist of a maximum of four members (either current students or recent graduates). Only those students that are enrolled at the time of the submission of the two-page proposal are eligible to participate in the competition.

  3. At least one of the team members must be a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).

Click here for details of the competition (submission of proposal, scope of mobile app, submission of mobile app, evaluation process and important dates).

All apps should be submitted to

Competition Steering Committee Chair:

J. David Porter (Oregon State University)



Deadline for submission of proposal is Nov. 20.