Three Professor promotions this week
NHH promotes Endre Bjørndal, Mario Guajardo and Arnt Ove Hopland as full professors at the Department of Business and Management Science.
Mario Guajardo holds a Ph.D. in Management Science from NHH in 2013. He has been Associate Professor in Operations Research at the Department of Business and Management Science.
The title of the thesis is "Joint decision making and cost sharing: Theory and applications in natural resource supply chains".
Guajardo: A very active and productive researcher
Guajardo's research is mainly within the field of Operations Research, where he has dealt with a number of different topics like transportation and coalitions, cost allocation, scheduling, inventory management and auctions.
He has submitted 15 articles. 14 are published in international scientific journals and one is published in a book.
The committee can state that Guajardo is a very active and productive researcher and that several papers are at the definitive research front.
Hopland: Has generated many publications over few years
Arnt Ove Hopland has been Associate Professor in Business Economics at the Department of Business and Management Science. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from NTNU in 2013.
The title of the thesis is "Facility management, student achievements and fiscal adjustment".
Hopland's research is mainly within the field of Economics, within the topics of business taxation, local public finance and facility management, personal/behavioural finance and educational economics.
He has submitted 15 papers for evaluation, nine are published in international peer reviewed journals, one is published in a mainly national journal and one is under review in an international journal.
The committee notes that Hopland is very productive and has generated a high number of solid academic publications over relatively few years.
Bjørndal: Several papers at the frontier of research
Endre Bjørndal has been Associate Professor in Management Science at the Department of Business and Management Science. He holds a Ph.D. in Management Science from NHH in 2002.
The title of the thesis is "Cost Allocation Problems in Network and Production Settings".
Bjørndal's research is within Management Science, and he has worked within cooperative game theory, electricity sector regulation and market design.
He has submitted 15 articles, where 10 are published or accepted in international scientific journals, two are IEEE conference proceedings and one is published in a book where Bjørndal is one of the editors.
The committee can state that Bjørndal is an active and productive researcher and that several papers are related to the frontier of research.