Aarhus University, Department of Engineering, Operations Management group
Aarhus University (AU) is the second-largest university in Denmark with 40500 students and 11000 employees. The Department of Engineering carries out research and teaching in the fields of biosystems engineering as well as innovative technologies to be applied in industrial production and bio-production system. The research include new production principles concerning the application of robots, sensors, mathematical/physical models, decision support systems, design and implementation of information management system, systems analyses and sustainability analyses.
The Department of Engineering at Aarhus University has 4 sections involving within each section a number of research groups with an overall staff of 170 employees. Specific research groups carries out research in the fields of system engineering, operations analysis and optimisation, environmental engineering and innovative technologies, to be applied in specific production systems.
The Operations Management group of the Dept. of Engineering embraces the overall concept of systems engineering involving research, development and implementation of planning, control and application technologies for the precision treatment of plants and other production entities as well as efficient data collection and documentation methods for the production traceability. There is research into new production principles concerning the application of robots, sensors, mathematical/physical models, decision support systems for operations and task management, design and implementation of information technology and communication and other innovative technologies. Additional, new products and production methods are evaluated in terms of sustainability, feasibility, etc.