Computing and Information Infrastructure
The Department of Industrial Engineering has a modern computing and information technology infrastructure. Servers running on Windows Server 2008 and Mac OSX platforms support the computing infrastructure. There are two servers dedicated to the development of WEB-based applications. The other servers support all software packages and general applications used by the students in the IE courses.
The center has 36 stations connected to the Department’s local area network and to the Internet. It serves as a general purpose computing facility and training center. It provides printing and plotting capabilities. The ININ Computer Center’s schedule is variable depending on the number of graduate students available to supervise facilities. It is usually open from 8:00 am to 12:00 am from Monday to Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:20 pm on Fridays, closed on Saturdays and from 2:00 pm to 12:00 am on Sundays.
An additional workstation is available as a remote desktop to students and faculty for use with simulations and computing demanding software. A virtual computing center is available to allow access to software 24 hours 7 days a week, https://vcl.uprm.edu.