Yulia Lapko

Core Faculty | Junior Assistant Professor

Short Profile outline

Yulia Lapko is an Assistant Professor at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano. She teaches Industrial Eco-Efficiency and Energy Management Lab at the MSc of Management Engineering. She is a member of Italian Association of Professors of Industrial Plants Design & Management (Associazione Italiana Docenti di Impianti Industriale - AIDI). She authored several publications appearing in international scientific journals and conference proceedings.


PHD: Management Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano (Milan Italy). Industrial Economics and Management, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm Sweden).

Academic course held at SOM

Circular Economy Lab

Circular Industrial Systems

Circular Economy Lab

Circular Industrial Systems

Energy Management Lab

Energy Management lab [1]

Industrial eco-efficiency

Industrial eco-efficiency


Her main research interests are related to the management of natural resources at company and industrial systems levels, with a particular focus on critical materials and their role in the transition towards the circular economy.

Relevant Publications

Chizaryfard A.| Lapko Y.| Maggia P.| Trucco P. (2020), "Exploring reverse supply chain configurations of high voltage li-ion batteries for heavy e-vehicles under different structural and operational conditions", Proceedings of the Summer School Francesco Turco

Lapko Yulia;Trucco Paolo; Trianni Andrea; Masi Donato, "In Pursuit of Closed‐Loop Supply Chains for Critical Materials: An Exploratory Study in the Green Energy Sector", JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY, 23, 182-196

Lapko Yulia;Trucco Paolo, "Influence of power regimes on identification and mitigation of material criticality: The case of platinum group metals in the automotive sector", RESOURCES POLICY, 59, 360-370

Lapko Yulia;Trucco Paolo;Nuur Cali, "The business perspective on materials criticality: evidence from manufacturers", RESOURCES POLICY, 50, 93-107

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