Anders Björner (born 17 December 1947) received his Ph.D. from the Stockholm University, in 1979, under Bernt Lindström.
Anders Björner is a Swedish professor of mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. His research interest is combinatorics, as well as the related areas of algebra, geometry, topology, and computer science.
His other positions include director of the Mittag-Leffler Institute and editor-in-chief of Acta Mathematica 
Anders Björner is a recognized expert in algebraic and topological combinatorics.
Anders Björner is a 1983 recipient of the Pólya Prize, and is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences since 1999.
- Oriented Matroids (with Michel Las Vergnas, Bernd Sturmfels, N. White and Günter M. Ziegler), Cambridge University Press, 1993. Second Edition 1999, 560 pages. ISBN 0-521-77750-X
- Combinatorics of Coxeter Groups (with F. Brenti), Graduate Texts in Mathematics, Vol. 231, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2005, 367 pages. ISBN 3-540-44238-3
- Chapter "Topological Methods" in Handbook of Combinatorics, (eds. Ronald L. Graham, M. Grötschel and László Lovász), North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1995, pp. 1819–1872.
- Björner, Anders; Ziegler, Günter M. (1992). "8. Introduction to greedoids". In White, Neil. Matroid Applications. Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications 40. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 284–357. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511662041.009. ISBN 0-521-38165-7. MR 1165537. Zbl 0772.05026.