The forerunner of Industrial Engineering Unhas was introduced in 1995 and is still one of the sub-programs of study. In 2002, industrial engineering officially became one of the study programs under the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Unhas. Then on August 3, 2017 the Department of Industrial Engineering was inaugurated. From this development, based on student graduation, the first alumni to have a diploma in industrial engineering were industrial engineering class 2001.
As a liaison, an industrial engineering bond was formed seven years ago in the form of a social media group consisting of the entire Unhas Industrial Engineering force. Through this media alumni-lecturers-students exchange information in the form of activities on campus, job vacancies, as well as alumni-student sports activities. This communication developed and felt the need for alumni contributions on campus, the formation of the Industrial Engineering Alumni Association (IKATI) was carried out with the General Chair, namely Dian Nur Akbar, ST, and the inauguration of management and members was carried out on February 10, 2018 by the DPP IKA Teknik Unhas (IKATEK) .