Professor, Deputy Head of Division, Head of Section
Department of Technology, Management and Economics
Operations & Supply Chain Management Section, Management Science Division
Building 358 Room 138
2800 Kgs. Lyngby
Supply Chain Management Logistics Freight Transport Operations Management
Allan Larsen holds a Professor MSO position in operations management. Allan is heading the Section for Operations Management at the Department of Technology, Management and Economics (DTU Management) at the Technical University of Denmark. Allan Larsen holds an MSc degree in Engineering in Applied Mathematics and a PhD degree in Operations Research obtained from the Technical University of Denmark. Allan Larsen's research deals with applying operations research methodologies such as mathematical programming, (meta)-heuristics and simulations to complex planning problems within esp. supply chain management, logistics and healthcare operations management. Specific research interests include; freight transport and logistics, urban freight transport (city logistics), healthcare supply chains and logistics, optimisation within public transport, i.e. planning and optimisation of resources such as crew and fleets. Allan Larsen teaches the course "42587 Introduction to Operations Management and Supply Chain Management" at the undergraduate level to DTU's BSc students. At the graduate level, Allan teaches the MSc course "42417 Simulation in Operations Management". Also, Allan Larsen has a long experience in collaboration with Danish and international industry within especially the freight transport and logistics sector. Previously, Allan has been co-directing the Transport DTU research centre as well as co-chairing the Transport Innovation Network of Denmark.