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Prof. Dr. habil. Dr. Sc. mult. Dmitry Ivanov

Department of Business and Economics
Professor for International Supply Chain Management
Specialist area: Global Supply Chain and Operations Management

T: +49 (0)30 30877-1155
E: dmitry.ivanov@hwr-berlin.de

Visitor's address
Schöneberg Campus
Building B
Room 3.49
Badensche Straße 50-51
10825 Berlin

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Schöneberg Campus
Badensche Straße 52
10825 Berlin


Academic and Professional Career

  • 2000-2001: Project engineer, BRAIN Saint Petersburg Ltd.
  • 2001-2003: TU Chemnitz, DAAD-Scholar
  • 2003-2005: Project manager ERP systems
  • 2005-2006: German Chancellor Scholar, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, TU Chemnitz
  • 2006: PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) TU Chemnitz (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Joachim Käschel)
  • 2006-2010: Research associate, TU Chemnitz
  • 2008: Habilitation to Dr. Sc. in St. Petersburg
  • 2010-2011: Professor of Operations Management at University of Hamburg
  • 2011: Habilitation to Dr. rer. pol. habil., TU Chemnitz (venia legendi)
  • Since 10/2011 – Chair Professor for International Supply Chain Management at BSEL, Global Supply Chain and Operations Management Group

Key Aspects of practise

  • Supply Chain Design
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Distribution Planning
  • ERP and APS Systems
  • Supply Chain Scheduling and Control

International contacts (e. g.)

  • SPIIRAS, St. Petersburg
  • Baruch College – City University of New York
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne
  • University of Vienna
  • Graduate School of Management at the St. Petersburg State University
  • FINEC St. Petersburg
  • University of Marseille
  • UTT Troyes
  • Clemson University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Imperial College London
  • University of the West Scotland, Paisley
  • State University – High School of Economics, Moskau
  • Member IFAC TC 5.2 „Manufacturing Modelling for Management and Control”
  • Co-Chair of the IFAC TC 5.2 „Manufacturing Modelling for Management and Control” Working group on Supply Network Engineering
  • Member in the Task force on Collaborative Networks under FInES (the cluster of EC projects under the umbrella of Future Internet Enterprise Systems)
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Systems Science (Taylor&Francis), 2012-2014
  • IPC member of numerous international conferences


  • 2009: Distinction from the Russian National Supply Chain Council for study book Supply Chain Management
  • 2005: German Chancellor Scholar, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • 2004: Best Paper Award; International Conference Logistika 2004 in St. Petersburg

Expert for

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Optimisation
  • Supply Chain Design and Risk Management
  • Supply Chain Scheduling
  • Mathematical optimization and control theory
  • Production management
  • ERP and APS Systems

Key Aspects in Teaching

  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics
  • Strategic Management
  • Quantitative Methods in Business Administration

Research Projects and Fields

  • Global Supply Chain Design with Disruption Management
  • Schedule robustness and stability analysis
  • Distribution planning
  • Dynamic Supply Chain Scheduling
  • Supply Chain Structure Dynamics Control
  • Information Systems in SCM
  • Optimal control theory for SCM (Dynamic Scheduling and Routing, Energy Supply Chains, Process industry, …)
  • Robustness, Stability and Adaptation of Supply Chains
  • Intelligent Information and Product Technologies for Supply Chain Integration
  • Multi-disciplinary modelling of Suppy Chains

Selected, current Publications

  • Ivanov D., Sokolov B. (2013) Control and system-theoretic identification of the supply chain dynamics domain for planning, analysis, and adaptation of performance under uncertainty, European Journal of Operational Research, 224(2), 313-323.
  • Ivanov D., Sokolov B., Pavlov, A. (2013) Dual problem formulation and its application to optimal re-design of an integrated production-distribution network with structure dynamics and ripple effect considerations: International Journal of Production Research, DOI:10.1080/00207543.2013. 774503.
  • Ivanov D., Sokolov B. (2013) Dynamic coordinated scheduling in the supply chain under a process modernization, International Journal of Production Research. DOI:10.1080/00207543. 2012.737950
  • Ivanov D., Sokolov B., Dolgui, A. (2013) Multi-stage supply chain scheduling in petrochemistry with non-preemptive operations and execution control, accepted in: International Journal of Production Research, DOI:10.1080/00207543.2013.793429
  • Ivanov D., Dolgui A., Sokolov B. (2013) Multi-disciplinary analysis of interfaces “Supply Chain Event Management – RFID – Control Theory”, International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, 8, 52-66.
  • Ivanov, D., Sokolov B. (2012) Dynamic supply chain scheduling, Journal of Scheduling, 15(2), 201-216.
  • Ivanov, D., Sokolov B., Dolgui, A. (2012) Applicability of optimal control theory to adaptive supply chain planning and scheduling, Annual Reviews in Control, 36, 73-84.
  • Ivanov D., Sokolov B. (2012) Structure dynamics control approach to supply chain planning and adaptation, International Journal of Production Research, 50(21), 6133-6149.
  • Ivanov, D., Sokolov B. (2012) The Inter-Disciplinary Modelling of Supply Chains in the Context of Collaborative Multi-Structural Cyber-Physical Networks, to appear in Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 23(8).
  • Ivanov, D., Sokolov, B. Adaptive Supply Chain Management, London et al., Springer, 2010, ISBN 978-1-84882-951-0