Professor at the Engineering , University of Parma
Giovanni Romagnoli was born in November 1982 in Scandiano (RE), Italy, the town where he still lives with his family. He is a father-of-three. He received his Master Degree (with honours) in Mechanical Engineering for the Food Industry at the University of Parma, Italy. In 2013, he completed his PhD course in Operations and Project Management at the Department of Industrial Engineering of Parma, defending the thesis entitled “Hybrid production planning and control systems: towards an application of lean manufacturing to the Make-To-Order sector”. Since 2013, Giovanni Romagnoli is employed as Research Fellow at the same Department. Since December 2018, he acts as a local manager on the project DigiLab4U (http://digilab4u.com/).
His research interests include RFID and supply chain management, production planning & control systems, improvements and applications of lean manufacturing, designing and managing food plants and processes; and led to the realization of more than 40 works, published on International Journals or presented at International Conferences. He is member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations and in the scientific committee of two International Conferences. He acts as a referee for some International Journals, and he is also an active volunteer in two not-for-profit charities.