Senior Scientist/Head of Research Unit in the Operations Management division of the Department of Engineering. Holds a PhD in Production and Operations Management and has over 20 year experience in production and operations management, decision analysis, information modelling, system analysis, and simulation and modelling of technology use in agriculture.
Research topics include resource analyses and optimisations, whole farm analyses and optimisations, the feasibility of introducing robotic systems in agriculture and the development of management information systems (e.g. FP7, FutureFarm).
Has participated (as project coordinator, WP leader, and partner coordinator) in a number of international funded projects. He is the author of more than 300 articles in peer reviewed Journals, reports and conference proceedings. He is currently the Danish representative on the Executive Council of the European Society of Agricultural Engineers (EugAgEng), and chairman for CIGR Section V.