Josef Oehmen

Josef Oehmen

Associate Professor

DTU Management

Engineering Systems Design

Technical University of Denmark


Building 358, room 197

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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16 SEP

Risk management guidance for the construction sector

Four hands-on guides for risk management in the construction sector published - download them for free!

04 SEP

6th RiskLab Forum

The 6th RiskLab Forum was a huge, sold-out success with over 50 participants

Innovation and product development
03 SEP

Risk Management Masterclass at DTU RiskLab for UTwente Executive Risk Management Program

The current class of the executive risk management master from the University of Twente visits DTU RiskLab for a week-long masterclass on advanced risk management tppics.

03 JUN

Article - Defining Resilience for Engineering Systems

Engineering Systems RiskLab Researchers Morten Wied, Josef Oehmen and Torgeir Welo have published a paper with Systems Engineering on defining resilience in an engineering systems context. Check it out here:  (Open Access).

16 MAY

6th IDA International Risk Management Conference

On May 16, the 6th International Risk Management Conference will be hosted by IDA. It is the must-go event for risk managers in Scandinavia, and we hope to see you there! Early bird registration closes April 1, so get your ticket now. You can find more information, the conference program and register at the following link: https...

02 MAY

DTU News features Engineering Systems RiskLab

DTU News publishes feature on Engineering Systems RiskLab and Josef Oehmen's research on risk management

30 APR

Methods to minimize risks in the tech industry

DTU researchers are coming up with new ideas on how the top executives of technology businesses should develop strategies in an increasingly unpredictable world.

Production and management
29 APR

Resilience for the board room

Article on resilient strategy implementation published by LSE's Business Review

18 MAR

Josef Oehmen elected to IDA Risk Board

IDA Risk elects two new members to board

18 MAR

Josef Oehmen elected to IDA Risk Board

IDA Risk elects two new members to board

05 MAR

DTU Avisen features Engineering Systems RiskLab

DTU's Newspaper, DTU Avisen, has published a feature on the RiskLab

05 MAR

DTU Avisen features Engineering Systems RiskLab

DTU's Newspaper, DTU Avisen, has published a feature on the RiskLab

04 MAR

Congratulations to Verena Stingl for a successful PhD defence

Congratulations to Verena Stingl for a successful PhD defence on "Uncertain choices: Adaptive cognition of project decision-making”.   Defence announcement here .   Associated publications here .   The project has been partially funded by Asea Brown Boveri (ABB Ltd.)

16 NOV

The four types of strategy work you need for the digital revolution

The DTU RiskLab has developed a framework to assist with identifying and understanding different types of strategy work and the uncertainty associated with them.

31 OCT

Congratulations to Miroslava Tegeltija on the PhD degree!

The research project examined  Assessing the Capabilities of Advanced Risk Methods for Engineering Systems Management   This project aims to support decision making under uncertainty in large-scale engineering systems. Advanced risk management methods that can better deal with uncertainty that exists due to a lack of knowledge...

15 OCT

Engineering Systems publishes article series in London School of Economics “Business Review”

In a First for DTU, Engineering Systems Division Associate Professor Josef Oehmen was invited to publish a series of five articles this fall in London School of Economics “Business Review”. LSE Business Review target audience is senior executives globally, and is considered one of the premier sources of high-impact academic research for...

27 JUN

ESD hosting 3rd DTU Project Risk Forum – “Smart Safety”

We are running a workshop at DTU together with colleagues from NTNU and Chalmers on four critical challenges of risk and safety in the context of “Smart Systems”: Certification, Regulation, Project Implementation, and Specific Methods. The goal is to bring together expertise from across Scandinavia to develop an action plan on how to...

15 MAY

Article on work by ES Associate Professor Josef Oehmen in Executive Excellence

Executive Excellence, the leading Spanish-language management magazine, has published an  article on the work of ES Associate Professor Josef Oehmen’s work on risk management in strategy implementation. It is available online (in Spanish) here:

04 MAY

Engineering Systems’ faculty nominated for DTU best teacher of the year award

Congratulations to Senior Researcher Igor Kozine, Associate Professor Josef Oehmen, and Professor Anja Maier for being nominated for the best teacher of the year award 2018. Nomination letters are sent to the recipients by DTU’s student association, Polyteknisk Forening, on behalf of the students and the shortlist is presented at DTU...

01 MAY

Strong representation at MIT SDM Symposium 2018

Six of our researchers from the Brightline project presented their research at the 2018 MIT SDM Symposium, as well as participated on several panels. We shared highlights on our work on risk management in strategy implementation, including uncertainty profiles of strategy work in technology companies, and simple rules (i.e. decision...

15 DEC

New international research project on risks in strategy implementation with Brightline

DTU’s Engineering Systems Division kicks off an exciting international research project with the Brightline Initiative. It focusses on better understanding and managing the risks of strategy implementation in technology driven organizations.

06 DEC

Sharing risk research insights at IDA’s International Risk Conference

ES Associate Professor Josef Oehmen was an invited speaker at the 2017 International Risk Management Conference, organized by IDA ( ). He shared and discussed insights from a research project on lean risk management (together with Pelle...

14 SEP

International research seminar by Prof. Avraham Shtub (Technion) on cutting edge simulation and teaching in engineering...

Prof. Avraham Shtub held a very engaging research seminar for DTU researchers and industry partners. Prof. Shtub is one of the leading researchers on effectively teaching engineering project management in at the bachelor, master and executive level. He have an overview of the tools and concepts he uses, including a simulation toolbox...

29 MAY

First DTU Project Risk Forum a Huge Success

First DTU Project Risk Forum broke all expectations with almost 50 industry participants Stay informed by joining the DTU Project Risk Forum  on LinkedIn !

12 JAN

Engineering Systems Design - International Research Seminar

The Engineering System Division of DTU's Management Engineering Department is inviting to an International Research Seminar on Engineering Systems Design.

12 JAN


On January 12th, Engineering Systems hosted an international research seminar with presentations by Filippo Salustri (Ryerson University), Michael Kokkolaras (McGill), and Georges Fadel (Clemson University). For more information, see the event's page .

26 OCT

Invitation to Event: "Is Your Project Risk Savvy?" on December 14, 2016

DTU ProjectLab and PMI invites you to the seminar series "Where Science meets Practice"   Is Your Project Risk Savvy? Discover what you still don’t know about project risk management

05 SEP

New PhD position on Lean Risk Management in Engineering Projects

The Engineering Systems Division is currently looking for PhD fellow on "Lean Risk Management in Engineering Projects". More information on the 3 year, full paid PhD position can be found here:  PhD on Lean Risk Management in Engineering Projects . Applicants must submit their application until October 3, 2016.

25 MAY

4th International Spring School on Systems Engineering

ES is hosting the 4th International Spring School on Systems Engineering from 23-27th May 2016.

11 MAR

N5T to host workshop on Systems Engineering

On May 27 Nordic Five Tech will host a workshop for senior faculty and researchers at DTU in Lyngby.

01 JAN


01 JAN