Erik Andersson works mainly with research coordination and communication at the Department of Design Sciences and at the divisions of Packaging Logistics and Ergonomics and Aerosol technology. In addition he is coordinator for the Erasmus Mundus Master Course FIPDes, Food Innovation and Product Design, at the Lund University node.
Noor Faizawati Badarudin is a bona fide Malaysian Government scholar fully sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education for a PhD programme at Lund University, Sweden. Her PhD research focus is about the packaging volume and weight efficiency and its impact on logistics and supply chain management.
Currently as a postdoctoral research fellow, Giana works on a project entitled “Patient-centred pharmaceutical packaging design for enhanced life quality of older people”, sponsored by the Kamprad Family Foundation. The on-going project investigates the challenges faced by older patients and home care staff with the management of multiple medication and their packages.
Pernilla Derwik's research is about competence development in supply chain management.
Patrick Freinberger's research is focused on studying supply chain complexity. He is interested in studying supply chain phenomena from a complexity perspective.
As an academic, Dr. Hellström’s research coalesces under the broad umbrella of Packaging Logistics. His research can be categorised into three interconnected research streams: the first relating to reverse logistics/closed-loop supply chains/returns management, the second to omnichannel retailing/ fulfilment operations/delivery service, and the third to packaging design and innovation for sustainable supply chain practices.
Klas Hjort's research focuses on a quite novel area both in practice and science: returns management. Returns management is the supply chain management process that deals with the handling and recovery of products and packaging material from any position in the supply chain including the end-user.
Stefan Karlsson is a postdoctoral research fellow with a background in consumer goods industry. Mainly in the field of business development including establishing businesses in new territories around the globe.
Mikael Kervall's main research interest is in how conditions for change are created. Since he joined the department his work has concerned the road to future sustainable urban transport systems for goods and is part of the TripleF program.
Katrin Molina-Besch's research interest lies in the area of sustainable packaging development. She is an environmental engineer and has a Master’s degree in Environmental Management and Policy. Prior to her PhD studies, she worked for several years with life cycle assessment (LCA) in the packaging industry.
Fredrik Nilsson's scientific paradigm is based on complexity thinking and theory, and how insights from the complexity area (conceptual, theoretical, methodological) can facilitate increased adaptation and effectiveness in and among multiple organizations.
Camilla’s research interest is applied focusing on logistical questions and problems within information sharing and Intelligent Transport Systems, ITS. ITS is defined as an interdisciplinary field of transportation and information systems.
Annika Olsson's main research area is in user oriented packaging innovation and packaging development for a sustainable society. She has studied how the process of transformation from product and production orientation to user orientation can be achieved in product and service development & innovation.
John Olsson’s research revolves around last-mile logistics and omnichannel fulfillment. His research offers a consumer-centric perspective on delivery services.
Cilla Perlhagen is the course administrator at the Division of Packaging Logistics. She mainly works with master students, year 4 and 5 and help the students during their master thesis project.
Contact her if you have questions regarding registration, results or master thesis projects.
Henrik Pålsson undertakes research on a broad spectrum of logistics and supply chain management topics, primarily with a sustainability perspective within packaging logistics and freight transport (e.g. city logistics, distribution systems in e-commerce, LHVs, intermodality and long-term development of freight transport).
Nathalie Silva's PhD topic is related to a project for packaging optimisation within the automotive industry, in which the goal is to create guidelines for the companies to base their packaging decisions.
Yulia Vakulenko's education and professional background is spread over the fields of Economics, Leadership and Supply Chain Management. Currently, she holds a lecturer position in the division of Packaging Logistics, in association with Retail Logistics (ReLog) research platform and Centre for Retail Research at Lund University.