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Claus Aage Grøn Sørensen

Senior Researcher

Education

2015
Course: Leading the Virtual Company Pasteur Program, Harvard Business School

2003
Ph.D.-course: Introduction to Autonomous Robots, The Technical University of Denmark

1999
Ph.D., The Technical University of Denmark

1998
Course: Risk Management in Agriculture, Principles and Applications. Wageningen University, The Netherlands

1997
6 months study at Wageningen University, The Netherlands

1986
Graduate (M.Sc. - Ag.Eng.), The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University


Experience

2000 -
Senior Scientist at The Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Bygholm

1994 - 2000
Research Scientist at The Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Bygholm


INTERNATIONAL WORK RELATIONS

Member of Scientific Review Committee:
XXXII CIOSTA-CIGR V Congress: Advances in labour and machinery management for a profitable agriculture and forestry, Agricultural University of Nitra, Slovakia, September 17-19, 2007.

Member of Scientific Review Committee:
Automation Technology for Off-Road Equipment 2006, International Conference, Bonn,Germany, September 1-2, 2006

Coordinator and member of the Review Committee for Systems Engineering and Management:
CIGR World Congress: Agricultural Engineering for a Better World, Bonn, Germany, September 3-7, 2006

Member of Scientific Review Committee:
XXXI CIOSTA-CIGR V Congress: Increasing Work Efficiency in Agriculture, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, September 19-21, 2005

Member of Scientific Review Committee:
XXX CIOSTA-CIGR V Congress: Management and technology applications to empower agriculture and agro-food systems, Turin, Italy, September 22-24, 2003

Member of Scientific Review Committee:
XXIX CIOSTA-CIGR V Congress: Farm work science facing the challenges of the XXI century, Cracow, Poland, 2001

Member of Scientific Review Committee and chairman of Organising Committee:
XXVIII CIOSTA-CIGR V Congress: Work sciences in sustainable agriculture, Horsens, Denmark, June 14-17, 1999

1993-99
Working group on a comparison of operational models for cattle farms (CIGR-Working Group: Labour and Technology in Milk Production)

1994-98
Working group on the construction of an international database for operational technical data and models (CIGR-Working Group: Models, Methods and Databases for Labour and Machinery in Agriculture)


Specialties

Development of operations management methods and models for labour and machinery input within arable farming and livestock production. Construction of decision support systems for the strategical and operational planning and control of labour and machinery input.


Network

2007 -
Member of ASABE standing committee SE-412, Agricultural and Environmental Technology Management

2006-
Vice-chairman of the board of CIGR Section V (Management, Ergonomics and Systems Engineering) in CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering)

2002 - 2006
Secretary of Section V (Management, Ergonomics and Systems Engineering) in CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering)

2005-
Member of the Council of the European Society of Agricultural Engineers (EurAgEng)

2005-
Member of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)

2001 - 2002
Member of the board of Section V (Management, Ergonomics and Systems Engineering) in CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering)

2000-
Member of the board of CIGR Section V (Management, Ergonomics and Systems Engineering) in CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering)

1996 -
Member of the Danish Society of Informatics in Agriculture which is affiliated with the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture

1996
Secretary of the Danish Agricultural Association for Agricultural Engineering, which is affiliated with EurAgEng (European Society of Agricultural Engineers)

1994-
Member of the board for the Danish Agricultural Association for Agricultural Engineering, which is affiliated with EurAgEng (European Society of Agricultural Engineers)

1991 - 1999
Member of the board for Section VII in The Nordic Association of Agricultural Engineers