Anna Granlund is employed as a researcher at the division of Product Realization within IPR. Anna received her M.Sc. in 2007 from Mälardalen University in the area of Product and Process Development and her Ph.D from the same university in 2014 with the dissertation “Facilitating Automation Development in Internal Logistics Systems”. Before her PhD-studies, Anna worked as a research assistant at MDH and Robotdalen. Today Anna is involved research and teaching in both undergraduate and graduate level.
Anna’s research interest is connected to production systems design and development. Her research addresses both technical and organisational aspects related to production system development on strategic as well as operational level. Anna’s research focus has been on logistics systems, automation development and user-supplier collaboration. The research is carried out in close cooperation with industry and she has also been conducting research within the healthcare sector.
Today Anna is working in the research projects: COPE – Core Plan Excellence, SUPER - Supplier involvement in product development: The supplier perspective, PADME - Process Automation for Discrete Manufacturing Excellence as well as being part of the Research Leading Team for XPRES. She is also track leader ARRAY - Automation Region Research Academy.
Investigating Alternatives for System Architectures to Enhance Discrete Manufacturing (Oct 2019) Sara Afshar, Fereidon Koroorian , Mohammad Ashjaei, Anna Granlund International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN)
Managing the core plant role – key prerequisites from an operations perspective. (Apr 2019) Jessica Bruch, Carin Rösiö, Anna Granlund, Peter E Johansson International Journal of Manufacturing Research (IJMR)
Lead factory operationalisation and challenges (Apr 2019) Anna Granlund, Carin Rösiö, Jessica Bruch, Peter E Johansson Production planning and control (PPC)
Automation and Flexibility: An Apparent or Real Dilemma? (Jun 2017) Magnus Wiktorsson, Anna Granlund, Mats Lundin , Birgitta Södergren International Series in Operations Research & Management Science (Springer)
|ARRAY - Automation Region Research Academy||active|
|COPE: Core Plant Excellence||active|
|EQUIP: User-Supplier integration in production equipment design||finished|
|INNOFACTURE - innovative manufacturing development||active|
|LEAD - Lean Automation Development||finished|
|Logistics Automation - Hospital Logistics||finished|
|PADME - Process Automation for Discrete Manufacturing Excellence||active|
|Power Aware Cord||finished|
|Robotisering i ett mindre företag||finished|
|Utveckling och demonstration av robotcell||finished|
|XPRES - Excellence in Production Research||active|