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Background and activities

Briefly about MyselfIn my work as professor the main academic interests are:

  • Performance measurement and management
  • Improvement of business processes
  • Benchmarking
  • Project management

Roles and positions:

  • Director of the Master's program in Product Design and Manufacturing
  • Research Manager at SINTEF Technology and Society, Industrial Management, Productivity and Project Management
  • Center Director of Norwegian Center of Project Management
  • Co-Editor of International Journal of Production Planning & Control
  • Associate member in International Academy for Quality
  • Member of IFIP WG5.7
  • Member of the Danish Infrastructure Commission
  • Member of a number of steering committees, boards, committees, and organizational commitees
  • International Faculty Member ved Politechnico di Milano
  • Member of the Research Council of Norway's program board for International Scholarships


  • 1992-1995 Dr.ing. (Ph.D.) Department of Production and Quality Engineering, NTNU
  • 1995 - Visiting Scholar at Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, USA
  • 1987-1991 MSc.Eng. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, NTNU


  • Author and contributor to 24 books
  • Author and co-author of 29 journal papers
  • Author and co-author of 52 research reports
  • Author and co-author of 74 conference contributions, presentations, and speeches


Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Postal address

Department of Production and Quality Engineering Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway