Prof. Hans Löfsten

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden




Ph.D, Göteborg University, Sweden

B.Sc., Göteborg University, Sweden

Publications (Selected)

  1. Löfsten, H., 1998, Maintenance of Municipal Infrastructure. Journal of Infrastructure Systems. (ASCE; American Society of Civil Engineers). Vol. 4, No. 4 (December), pp. 139-145. ISSN: 1076-0342/98/0004-0139-0145.
  2. Löfsten, H., 1999, Management of Industrial Maintenance - Economic Evaluation of Maintenance Policies. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 19, No. 7 (July), pp. 716-737. MCB University Press. ISSN:0144-3577.
  3. Löfsten, H, 2000, Measuring Maintenance Performance - In Search for a Maintenance Productivity Index. International Journal of Production Economics. Manufacturing Systems, Strategy & Design, Vol. 63, No. 1 (January), pp. 47-58. Elsevier Science B.V. ISSN 0925-5273.
  4. Löfsten, H. and Lindelöf, P., 2001, Science Parks in Sweden - Industrial Renewal and Development? R&D Management. The journal of research, technology and innovation management. Vol. 31, No. 3 (July), pp. 309-322. Blackwell Publishers. ISSN: 0033–6807.
  5. Lindelöf, P. and Löfsten, H., 2002, Growth, management and financing of new  technology-based firms  -  assessing value-added contributions of firms located on and off Science Parks. OMEGA – The international journal of management science. Vol. 30., No. 3 (June), pp. 143-154. Elsevier Science.
  6. Löfsten, H. and Lindelöf, P., 2002, Science Parks and the growth of new technology based firms – academic-industry links, innovation and markets. Research Policy. A journal devoted to research policy, research management and planning. Vol. 31, No. 6 (August), pp. 859-876. Elsevier Science.
  7. Löfsten, H. and Lindelöf, P., 2003, Determinants for an entrepreneurial milieu – Science Parks and business policy in growing firms. Technovation. An international journal of technical innovation and entrepreneurship. Vol. 23, No. 1 (January) pp. 51-64. Elsevier Science.
  8. Lindelöf, P. and Löfsten, H., 2003, Science Park location and new technology-based firms in Sweden – implications for strategy and performance. Small Business Economics. An international journal. Vol. 20, No. 3, (May), pp. 245-258. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  9. Lindelöf, P. and Löfsten, H., 2004, Proximity as a resource base for competitive advantage – university–industry links for technology transfer. Journal of Technology Transfer, special issue, Vol. 29, No. 3/4, pp 311-326. Springer Science.
  10. Löfsten, H. and Lindelöf, P., 2005, Environmental hostility, strategic orientation and the importance of management accounting – empirical analysis of new technology-based firms. Technovation - An international journal of technical innovation and entrepreneurship, Vol. 25, No. 7, pp. 725-738. Elsevier Science.
  11. Löfsten, H., and Lindelöf, P., 2005, R&D networks and product innovation patterns of academic and non-academic new technology-based firms on Science Parks. Technovation – An international journal of technical innovation and entrepreneurship, Vol. 25, No. 9, 1025-1037. Elsevier Science.
  12. Lindelöf, P., and Löfsten, H., 2005, Academic versus corporate new technology-based firms in Swedish Science Parks: an analysis of performance, business networks and financing. International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 31, Nos. ¾, pp 334-357. Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
  13. Dettwiler, P., Lindelöf, P  and Löfsten, H., 2006, Linking Facilities Management to Location and to Growth and Performance - A Comparative Survey between Small New Technology-Based Firms Located On and Off Science Parks. Technovation - An international journal of technical innovation and entrepreneurship, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp 506–517. Elsevier Science.
  14. Aaboen, L., von Koch, C, Lindelöf, P. and Löfsten, H., 2006, Corporate governance and performance of small high-tech firms in Sweden. Technovation – An international journal of technical innovation and entrepreneurship, Vol 26, nr 8, pp 955–968. Elsevier Science.
  15. Lindelöf, P., and Löfsten, H., 2006, Science Park effects in Sweden – dimensions critical for firm growth. International Journal of Public Policy, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 451-475. Inderscience Publishers.
  16. u. A comparative study of exact algorithms for the two dimensional strip packing problem. Journal of Industrial Systems Engineering, (IIIE) vol 1, n°2, pp 151-170, 2007.
  17. R. Mellouli, C. Sadfi, C. Chu, I. Kacem. Identical parallel-machine scheduling under availability constraints to minimize the sum of completion times. European Journal of Operational Research, (Elsevier) 2009, 197:3, 1150-1165.
  18. I. Kacem. Scheduling flexible job-shops: a worst case analysis and an evolutionary algorithm. International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications, (World Scientific) vol 3, n°4, pp 437-452, 2003.
  19. I. Kacem. Modelling flexible job shop scheduling problems. Chapter in Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology. Idea Group Publishing, 2005, USA.
  20. I. Kacem, P. Borne. Fuzzy Hybrid Method for Evaluating Schedule Performance in Flexible Job-Shop. Chapter in Intelligent Sensory Evaluation: Methodologies and Applications, pp 137-154. Springer Verlag, 2004.

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