After completing a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management at LiU in 1996, Martin chose to continue his studies at LiU and earned his doctoral degree in Production Economics in 2002. Following his doctoral degree, his academic career began as a lecturer at the School of Engineering in Jönköping, before proceeding with various lecturer positions within LiU in both Norrköping and Linköping, finally assuming the current professorship in June 2009.
Both in research and teaching, Martin's focus has consistently been on resource efficiency, planning, strategy, and logistics for both production units and supply chains. In these areas, Martin has worked closely with industries in various sectors, including mobile telecommunications, manufacturing, retail, process industries, and most recently, the construction industry.
Martin has always collaborated closely with the business sector, other academic institutions, and research organizations, both nationally and internationally. He has been a visiting researcher in Canada (McMaster University, Ontario) and Australia (University of Sydney), among others. He is frequently engaged as a lecturer and advisor in the business world, and as a guest lecturer at other universities and research institutions, both nationally and internationally.
In recent years, Martin's research has centered around the digitalization and digital transformation in the construction sector. He has led projects such as Connected Construction Site, one of the largest digitalization projects in the Swedish construction sector, funded by Vinnova as part of the Smart Built Environment strategic innovation program. In addition to his research in digitalization of construction, Martin also led the development of LiU's Master's programme in Digital Construction Management, which commenced in 2023.
Martin Rudberg was born and raised in Borås before moving to Linköping in 1992 to start his studies at Linköping University. Since then, Martin has continued to reside in Linköping. Photo credit Anna Nilsen