Prof. Johan Stahre heads the Div. of Production Systems and is codirector of Chalmers’ Production Area of Advance. He is Chair of the national Production Research and Innovation Council, and secretary of the Swedish Production Academy.His research is on production automation and human factors. He has coordinated national and international projects on social sustainability, levels of automation and collaboration, and human supervisory control of production. He is national academic contact for ManuFuture and Chalmers’ representative in the European Factories of the Future Research Association.