Background and activities

About Astrid Vigtil

Astrid Vigtil is heading the research section at the Faculty of Engineering (IV) at NTNU.


Primary activities:

Heading administrative activities related to research, ph.d. education and recruitment initiatives, Faculty level EU adviser, Coordinator for cooperation agreements with industry, academia and innovation initiatives.

Member of the faculty Research Committee, lead by faculty vice-dean of research Asbjørn Rolstadås

Leading Ph.D Forum, a cooperation instrument for PhD administration at NTNU

Representing NTNU in Association for Higher Education (UHR) Forum for researcher education.

Representing NTNU in N5T network for research administration

Member of reference group for the Norwegian Research Council program for Industrial PhD

Coordinator of NTNU cooperation agreement with DNV GL

Other activities:

Holds a PhD in Supply Chain Management, Title of PhD thesis: A Framework for Modelling of Vendor Managed Inventory




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


  • Vigtil, Astrid; Rolstadås, Asbjørn; Moseng, Bjørn. (2010) Towards Sustainable Manufacturing: Proceedings from the IMS Summer School on Sustainable manufacturing, 26 - 28 May 2010, ETH Zürich, Switzerland. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. 2010. ISBN 978-82-519-2706-2.

Part of book/report

  • Vigtil, Astrid. (2007) Exchange of Advance Demand Information in Vendor Managed Inventory. Vendor Managed Inventory, New Insights.
  • Semini, Marco; Vigtil, Astrid; Strandhagen, Jan Ola. (2004) Value chain profiling. Logistic research network 2004 Conference Proceedings.


  • Vigtil, Astrid. (2008) A framework for modelling of Vendor Managed Inventory. 2008. ISBN 978-82-471-7233-9. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU (2008:64).