Background and activities

Fabio Sgarbossa is Full Professor of Industrial Logistics at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at NTNU (Norway) from October 2018. He has received his Master Degree in Management Engineering in 2005 and his PhD in Industrial Engineering in 2010, both at the University of Padova (Italy).

The main activities of his research are as follows:

  • design and management of industrial logistics and production systems,
  • supply chain management and logistics networks,
  • technological innovation and digitalization in logistics,
  • materials handling and warehousing,
  • material management and inventory control,
  • maintenance and reliability,
  • human factors in logistics and industrial systems,
  • health care logistics and humanitarian logistics.

He is working within the Production Management Group at MTP and he is now responsible of the new Lab Logistics 4.0 at NTNU. He has been and he is involved in several European and National Projects.

He is author and co-author of about 130 publications in relevant international journals and international research conferences (first was published in 2007). The scopus database (February, 2022) has him listed as follows:

  • n° papers: 153
  • total n° of citations: 2930
  • h-index: 31.

He is currently Associate Editor of International Journal of Production Research, and member of the editorial boards of high-ranked journals, as International Journal of Production Economics. He has been also guest editor of several Special Issues in relevant International Journals, such as Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Computers and Industrial Engineering and Omega. He has been member of Organizing and Scientific Committees and Session Chairman of several International Conferences and Workshops (INCOM, MIM, others).

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