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Seyoum Eshetu Birkie

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Associate Professor




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About me

I am an associate professor in Operative Industrial Production Control. My overall research interest is in the area of production and operations management with primary focus on development and operation of sustainable and resilient production systems. both large and SME manufacturers are the focus of my empirical research.

My publications include articles in international peer reviewed journals including International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Production Planning & Control, Supply Chain Management-An International Journal. I also contributed chapters to edited books. See here for more details on publications and conference papers.

Some of my current research engagements cover the following themes:

  • Sustainable production management in times of disruption
  • Performance measurement in production with focus towards increased resource efficiency and circularity at operational and supply chain levels
  • Design of manufacturing for sustainability and circularity


Degree Project in Industrial Technology and Sustainability, First Cycle (ML150X), teacher | Course web

Degree Project in Sustainable Production Development, Second Cycle (ML230X), course responsible | Course web

Degree Project in Technology and Learning, Second Cycle (LT200X), teacher | Course web

Modelling, Simulation and Optimization of Sustainable Production (ML2302), teacher | Course web

Production Management and Development (ML2301), examiner, teacher | Course web

Sustainable Development in Industry (ML2304), examiner | Course web

Sustainable Production (ML2300), examiner, course responsible | Course web

Theory of Science and Research Methodology in Sustainable Production Development (ML2307), examiner | Course web