Groesser, Stefan*


Bern University of Applied Sciences



Current Status, Position

Prof Dr Stefan Groesser is the Dean of the Division of Industrial Engineering and Management Science at the Bern University of Applied Sciences. He is responsible for the programme on industrial engineering at bachelor and master level. In addition, he leads a research group at the Institute of ICT-based Management.


Prof Dr Groesser studied management at the University of Stuttgart, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of St. Gallen and the University of Bergen, Norway. In 2011 he obtained a PhD in Management at the University of St. Gallen for his work on innovation diffusion.

Research Area

Prof Dr Stefan Groesser's research focuses on simulation modelling and analytics of complex systems, especially on the digitalisation of supply chains and business models.

Conflict of interest: 

The work in his presentation was funded by public grants:

  • COST Action CA15105
  • SNSF/COST CH Grant 16.0038: Medicine Shortages - Reframing and negotiations of agreement between key players and stakeholders
  • BFH internal funding