Assoc. prof. Gunnar Stefansson
(Male) has a PhD in Transportation and logistics. He earned his PhD working on the topic of collaborative logistics management and the use of information technology to support logistics activities with main focus on logistics service providers. In recent years his research focus has been on collaboration issues within value chains, integration of interfaces between partners, tracking and tracing, development of smart transportation management frameworks, resource utilization and transport management with main focus of the use of information technologies and systems. Dr. Stefansson has worked on many European Union financed projects in recent years, among these are: SCANDINET, NICT, CLISME, EUTRALOG, Cassandra, BESTLOG, CHILL-ON, LOGISTICS 4 LIFE and LOGINN. Dr. Stefansson will be contributing directly with own work in the project in addition to supervision of potential Ph.D. students associated with the project.
Prof. Mats I. Johansson
(Male) is professor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, at the Department of Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. He holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering and received a PhD in 1989, within the area of logistics and product design, focusing logistic performance in mixed-model production environments. His professorship covers modeling, development, planning and control of materials supply and distribution systems, including their supporting information systems and methods for evaluating competitiveness and resource consumption. Present research focuses on the application areas of automotive and manufacturing industry, food supply chains, construction industry, recycling industry, and healthcare. He is co-director of the Northern LEAD logistics research centre and also affiliated researcher to the Centre for Healthcare Improvement (CHI) at Chalmers, dealing with the planning and control of healthcare processes.