Johan Marklund




Professor Johan Marklund joined the Division of Production Management as an Assistant Professor in the spring of 2005. He was promoted to Associate Professor 2007, Excellent Teaching Professional (ETP) 2010, and full Professor 2011. Before 2005 he held a position as Assistant Professor in Operations Management at Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder. He also worked as a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group in Stockholm. He received his M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköping Institute of Technology/Linköping University (1994), his B.Sc. in Business Administration from Lund University (1997) and his Lic. Eng. and Ph.D. in Production Management from Lund Institute of Technology/Lund University in (1997, 1999).

His research interests lie in the area of inventory theory, supply chain management and logistics. A special emphasis is placed on stochastic multi-echelon inventory problems, lately, with applications in the sustainability area with focus on integrated control of inventory and transportation decisions. He has published in various scientific journals including Operations Research, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Marketing science, Production and Operations Management,Naval Research Logistics, IIE Transactions,European Journal of Operational Research and International Journal of Production Research.


Johan’s teaching experience include various courses in Operations Research, Production and Inventory Management, Quality Control and Quality Management, Managerial economics, Business administration, Accounting, Simulation Modeling, and Business Process Design. He has taught in the engineering programs at Linköping University and Lund University in Sweden, and in the undergraduate and graduate programs at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA. He has co-authored two textbooks on “Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design” with Professor Manuel Laguna, University of Colorado at Boulder (Prentice-Hall 2005, and Taylor Francis, 2013).


Current teaching interests are in supply chain management, operations research, production and inventory control, quality management and process design and simulation.


Supply chain management, operations research, production and inventory control, process design and simulation.


Models for operational decision making in supply chains, particularly issues relating to production and inventory management and sustainability and Managerial economics.






Phone: +46 46 222 80 13

All of Johan's publications are available here:LUP/Johan Marklund

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