associate Prof. Dr. Erlend Alfnes

associate Prof. Dr. Erlend Alfnes

NTNU

Erlend Alfnes is Associate Professor in Production Management at NTNU Trondheim, Norway. He is BSc in Control Engineering at the Trondheim College of Engineering, M.Sc. in Production Engineering from Narvik Institute of Technology, and PhD in Production Management from NTNU. In the period 1998 – 2013, he was employed as a researcher and senior researcher at SINTEF Technology and Society, Department of Operations Management.

Alfnes research interests are within Lean manufacturing, manufacturing planning and control, enterprise resource planning systems, and manufacturing strategy. He has 15 years’ experience as a leader of national and international research projects. EuroLean+ - a European Lean Network, Effekt – efficient manufacturing of advanced ship equipment, and Autopart – world-class spare part production, are some research project he is/has been managing. He has also several times been invited to lecture about topics like Manufacturing Execution Systems, production strategy and Lean manufacturing.

 

Following is a selection of journal and conference papers of relevance to the project:

  1. Strandhagen, J. W., Alfnes, E., Strandhagen, J. O., & Vallandingham, L. R. (2017). The fit of Industry 4.0 applications in manufacturing logistics: a multiple case study. Advances in Manufacturing, 5(4), 344-358.
  2. Alfnes, Erlend; Thomassen, Maria Kristina Kollberg; Bostad, Marthe.
    Comparing Techniques for Selecting Automation Technology. APMS 2016 International Conference: Advances in Production Management Systems; 2016-09-03 - 2016-09-07, NTNU SINTEF
  3. Strandhagen, Jo Wessel; Alfnes, Erlend; Strandhagen, Jan Ola; Swahn, Natalia.
    Importance of production environments when applying Industry 4.0 to production logistics – a multiple case study. I: Advanced Manufacturing and Automation VI. Atlantis Press 2016 ISBN 978-94-6252-243-5. NTNU 
  4. Alfnes, Erlend; Thomassen, Maria Kristina Kollberg; Gran, Erik.
    A Framework for Lean Flow in Turbulent High-Variety Low-Volume Manufacturing Environments. APMS 2016 International Conference: Advances in Production Management Systems; 2016-09-03 - 2016-09-07, NTNU SINTEF
  5. Alfnes, Erlend; Thomassen, Maria Kristina Kollberg; Gran, Erik.
    Designing Lean flow in engineer-to-order manufacturing. International Annual EurOMA Conference; 2016-06-17 - 2016-06-22, NTNU SINTEF 

Iakymenko, Natalia; Alfnes, Erlend; Thomassen, Maria Kristina Kollberg. 
A differentiated approach for justification of advanced manufacturing technologies. Advances in Manufacturing 2016 ;Volum 4.(3) s. 257-267, NTNU SINTEF

Contact

  • Email

    erlend.alfnes@ntnu.no