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Marco Bortolini

Associate Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering

Academic discipline: ING-IND/17 Industrial Mechanical Systems Engineering


Keywords: Production system design Smart manufacturing Industry 4.0 Industrial logistics Renewables and smart grid

The key research topics include:   
  • design and management of industrial, mechanical and auxiliary plants.
  • design, optimization and simulation of reconfigurable manufacturing systems (RMS).
  • Industry 4.0, enabling technologies and their impact on production systems.
  • Supply Chain Management and Green Supply Chain Management.
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC).
  • supply Chain optimization: location/allocation problems, strategic, tactical and operative planning of direct and reverse logistics networks.
  • management and planning of production systems, manufacturing and assembly cells, through advanced optimization models and algorithms.
  • design of non-traditional storage systems.
  • design, balancing and simulation of assembly systems.
  • innovative approaches, methods and models to spread the penetration of the renewables.
  • feasibility study, development and field-test of prototypal plants based on low carbon sources, including hybrid systems (renewables + backup).
  • advanced models for production planning and inventory management.