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Charlotta Johnsson

Professor & Vice Dean LTH


Major Appointments

  • Vice Dean LTH for Collaboration and Innovation (link).
  • Chair for ISO TC184/SC5 (Industrial Automation and Integration - integration, interoperability and architectures for enterprise systems and automation applications) (link).
  • Boardmember in several external Foundations, Organisations and Companies.
  • Chair of the Board for Circle LU, and LTH Näringslivsråd
  • Member of the LTH Research Board, LU Innovation Advisory Board, Life Science Innovation Board, LU-LUFO Board, etc. 

Personal Information

Professor in Automatic Control (Feb 2018). I have been with the department since 1993, except for four years when working in industry. I am involved in reseach activities, teaching activities and various external activities. 

  • Biography
  • Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
  • Publication List (pdf)
  • Awards
    • Knut och Alice Wallenberg stiftelse (Stipendium), 2001
    • Carlo Guido Stella Award, 2012
    • Familjen Knut och Ragnvi Jacobssons stiftelse (Stipendium), 2014
    • Process Automation Hall of Fame, 2016


  • Research interests: 
    • Automation, Control and Production Systmems 
    • Technology Management and Engineering Leadership
    • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship 
    • More info about my research interests

Teaching and Learning

  • Teaching (courses given)
    • Ongoing Courses (fall 2020): Automatic control project course.
    • Program responsible: Responsible for the cross-disciplinary program Technology Management at Lund University (2008-2015).
    • Pedagogical consultant: Consultant at Genombrottet (, LTH's center for pedagogical development (2008-2013).
    • Passed courses: Ph.D. Courses, Master Thesis projects, Engineering courses, and External courses. 
    • More information about my teaching
  • Learning (Courses taken)
    • Leadership courses, Pedagogical courses, Economics, Management and administration courses
    • More information about my learning

External Activities

  • Board member: Innovation Skåne AB (2018-present), Novotek AB (2017-present), Executive Foundation Lund (2018-present).
  • Entrepreneurship: SiteMinder AB (2015-present), LogoFlex (2015-present), BlueGlueMedia (2015-2016), CJ-consulting (2004-2015).
  • Chair for ISO TC184/SC5 (2018-present)
    • ISO: International Organisation for Standardisation
    • TC184: Industrial Automation
    • SC5: Interoperability, integration and architectures for enterprise systems and automation applications 
    • SC5 involves experts from 27 countries and has 12 standards currently under development. It includes 8 working groups, 2 joint working groups, 3 study groups and 1 advisory group. 
  • Representative in ISO SMCC (Smart Manufacturing Coordination Committee)
  • Active member in the following standardization activities
    • ISA 95: Enterprise/Control System Integration
    • ISA 88: Batch Control
    • IEC 62264: Enterprise/Control System Integration
    • ISO 22400: Key Performance indicators for Manufacturing Operations Management (editor, part-1)
    • ISO 15746: Integration of Advanced Process Control and Optimization Capabilities for manufacturing Systems
    • IEC AhG3 (AdHoc Group 3): Smart Manufacturing Framework and System Architecture
    • IEC TC65E AhG1(AdHoc Group 1: Smart manufacturing Information Model)
  • Co-Founder (1 of 2) of SESAM-Sweden
    • SESAM-Sweden is an industrial organization focusing on Industrial IT and Automation. The activities are mainly located in Southern Sweden.  More information SESAM-Sverige.
  • Board Member World Batch Forum (WBF)
    • WBF is the organisation for production technology (originally World Batch Forum). Their main activity in Europe is the bi-annual conference. More information WBF. In 2012, WBF merged with MESA.
    • Director European Operations
    • Treasurer
  • More information about my external activities.


  • History of Automatic Control


  • Privat homepage



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