Alberto Regattieri is Full Professor of Mechanical Industrial Plants at the School of Engineering of the University of Bologna, where he holds courses in Industrial Logistics and Maintenance of Production Systems. He is Coordinator of the course of Management Engineering at the University of Bologna. He carries out his activity in the design and management of industrial plants, operations and industrial logistics, reliability of complex systems and maintenance of production systems. He has coordinated several collaboration contracts with private companies, public companies, national and international research bodies.
The cross-sectionality of the logistics function and the value chain. Design and planning of the production system layouts. Management and forecasting of market demand. General criteria of programming and audit of production. Procurement and management of inventory and consumable materials. Evolution of just in time systems: from lean production to lean thinking. Automation of the information flow: from barcode to RFID technologies. Management of physical distribution.