Dr Maurizio Tomasella

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Chancellor's Fellow - Lecturer in Management Science

Email: TWF1cml6aW8uVG9tYXNlbGxhQGVkLmFjLnVr
Phone: +44(0)131 6503793
Room: 3.28



  • MSc in Industrial Engineering / Manufacuting Technology and Systems (PoliMi, Milan, Italy)
  • PhD in Manufacturing Technology and Systems (PoliMi, Milan, Italy)
  • Previously Research Assistant (prior to PhD) at PoliMi and Research Associate (post-Doc) at the Institute for Manufacturing of the University of Cambridge Engineering Department
  • Member of INFORMS, Member of the OR Society

Research interests

  • Optimal design of reconfigurable manufacturing and service operations
  • Design and control of Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems (RMSs)
  • Re-configurability in airport processes and infrastructure, e.g. check-in operations, aircraft turnaround operations and services to Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRMs)
  • Stochastic Optimal Control
  • Engineering Asset Management Decision Making
  • Condition-Based Maintenance / Inspection
  • Improvement of operations based on the use of Auto-ID technologies (e.g. Radio Frequency Identification, Real-Time Location Systems, etc.)
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Making

Group membership

PhD Supervision

Maurizio is supervising 2 PhD students


ReCCEL Final Feasibility Report

Rossi, Tomasella, Martin-Barragan, Embley and Walsh. (2016).
Book/Report: Commissioned report

The ReCCEL toolbox: A response to carbon reduction challenges in the UK construction industry

Tomasella, Rossi and Martin-Barragan. (2016).
Contribution to conference: Abstract

VSM and the quest for resilience

Harwood and Tomasella. (2016).
Contribution to conference: Abstract

The competitiveness of continuous monitoring of residential PV systems: A model and insights from the Japanese market

Mukai, Tomasella, Parlikad, Abe and Ueda. (2014) IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 5 (4). 1176-1183.
Contribution to journal: Article

A Risk Based Model For Quantifying The Impact Of Information Quality

Borek, Parlikad, Woodall and Tomasella. (2014) Computers in Industry 65 (2). 354-366.
Contribution to journal: Article
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Multi-location stochastic inventory control with service level constraints and routing decisions

Tomasella, Rossi and Tarim. (2013).
Contribution to conference: Abstract

Product Data and Knowledge Management (PDKM)

Tomasella, Matta and Cassina. (2011). 111-138.
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter (peer-reviewed)


Parlikad, Tomasella, Brintrup and McFarlane. (2011). 181-194.
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Adaptive Production

Tomasella and Matta. (2011). 263-286.
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter (peer-reviewed)

A new closed-loop PLM Standard for mass products

Cassina, Tomasella, Taisch and Matta. (2009) International Journal of Product Development 8 (2). 141-161.
Contribution to journal: Article
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Impact of ramp-up on the optimal capacity-related reconfiguration policy

Matta, Tomasella and Valente. (2008) International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems 19 (3). 173-194.
Contribution to journal: Article
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Optimal reconfiguration policy to react to product changes

Matta, A., Tomasella, M., Clerici, M. and Sacconi, S. (2008) International Journal of Production Research 46 (10). 2651-2673.
Contribution to journal: Article
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