Luca Urciuoli is Associate Professor (Docent) at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Industrial Economics and Management. Currently, he is also Adjunct Professor at the MIT - Zaragoza Logistics Center (Zaragoza, Spain), and research affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (Boston, US). He has a MSc degree in Industrial Engineering, from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, and a PhD from the Engineering university of Lund. In the past, he has been working at the research unit of the Volvo group as a project manager developing telematics services in the areas of transport and logistics optimization, security, and uptime management and diagnostics. He also led the research of the Cross-border Research Association in Switzerland and collaborated in several consultancy and FP7 research projects, with a focus on topics like e-Customs, trade facilitation, supply chain security, waste and postal supply chains. Prior to moving to Stockholm, Dr Urciuoli was Associate Professor at the MIT Global scale center in Zaragoza, Spain, teaching in the MIT master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management both in Zaragoza and Boston. In addition, he was doing research in the fields of risk and resilience, network design, biomass supply chains and digital supply chains.
Dr. Urciuoli's publications have appeared in several prestigious peer-reviewed journals, some of them including Supply Chain Management: an International Journal, Government Information Quarterly, MIT Sloan Management Review, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Maritime Economics and Logistics, Transport Policy, International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, etc. He has a patent granted in the US (US8296059B2) related to telematics devices, method and applications to improve security in overland transport. Over the years his research has been awarded in Sweden (ICHCA) and Germany (DB Schenker best five PhDs award in Europe) and has received sponsorship from private organizations as well as governmental institutions, both on national and European level.
Dr Urciuoli has participated to ALICE activities related to the development and establishment of the Physical Internet initiative as vice chair of working group for transport sustainability, safety and security. In addition, he has been an invited speaker to several conferences and roundtables organized by international organizations like the World Customs Organization, the World Bank Group, OSCE-UNECE, European Shippers Council, PostEurop etc.