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  • "More freedom in degree programs"

    Portrait Pär
    Published Jun 11, 2024

    KTH's schools have each developed their own reform agendas. At the ITM School, the primary focus is on financial stability, but Head of School Pär Jönsson envisions a freer education system with stron...

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  • At KTH Södertälje, dialogue is in focus

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    Anna Jerbrant, Project Manager for the Södertälje relocation, and Magnus Wiktorsson, Head of the Department of Production Engineering (IPU) give a status update.
    Published Jun 10, 2024

    The move from Södertälje is affecting both KTH's students and staff, and discussions are in full swing to identify opportunities and avoid risks. We sat down with Anna Jerbrant, the relocation Project...

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  • New group manager for HR ITM

    Published May 31, 2024

    As of 6 June, we have a new group manager for HR ITM, Elizabeth All, who succeeds Sofia Lindbom.

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  • Managers trained in work environment

    Published May 24, 2024

    Last year KTH's new work environment training programme saw the day of light, and in May it was time for the ITM School's heads of departments and head of school to take on the training. What was it l...

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  • PhD group shines light on solar power

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    Now the group consists of around ten doctoral students, but they hope to grow.
    Published May 14, 2024

    A new constellation has seen the day of light at KTH: A pioneering PhD group with a sharp focus on solar research. We met with Beatriz Pérez Horno, researcher at INDEK and initiator of the group, to s...

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  • "Women can make the engineering profession grow and develop"

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    Marie Ideström is external representative in ITM's faculty board.
    Published Apr 08, 2024

    Marie Ideström takes on the role of external representative in ITM's newly formed faculty board. As CEO of the Womengineer Foundation and a KTH alumna, she's dedicated to fostering female participatio...

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  • Survey exposes doctoral student’s struggles

    Published Apr 03, 2024

    Lack of routines and administrative processes, demanding working conditions, feelings of isolation. The doctoral students at KTH wish for more, a survey shows.

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  • Anna Jerbrant on the relocation of KTH Södertälje

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    Photo: Anneli Nygårds
    Published Feb 22, 2024

    Anna Jerbrant, Deputy Head of School at ITM, is project managing the relocation of KTH Södertälje.

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  • A council guarding the PhD’s rights

    Published Feb 20, 2024

    Steffen Hammer is the new Chairperson for the ITM School's PhD Council. Find out why he is getting involved and what he hopes to change during his term of office.

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  • The classroom gardener

    Pär Jönsson at the black board in a class room.
    While he holds the position of Head of the ITM school, Pär Jönsson's true roots are firmly planted in the classroom. Photo: Anna Gullers
    Published Jan 23, 2024

    Combining the philosophy of gardening with a touch of classroom magic, Pär Jönsson has recently been honored as the 'Teacher of the Year' at KTH. We sat down with the Head of the ITM school, who not o...

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  • Members of the Faculty Board at ITM

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    Teacher members of the ITM Faculty Board will be Mattias Wiggberg, Malin Selleby (Vice Chair), Per Lundqvist, Fredrik Asplund, Bengt Wittgren and Anne-Kathrin Peters. In addition to them, there are also representatives from students and industry.
    Published Dec 20, 2023

    The election for the Faculty Board at the School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM) is now completed. Here you can find all members for the period 2024-01-01 to 2026-12-31.

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  • ITM's Christmas Greeting

    Published Dec 19, 2023

    In 2023 year's Christmas greeting, Pär goes through the employees' wishes, which are more or less reasonable. It's a difficult situation, because he wants to try to fulfil all wishes.

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  • ”We have worked for equal pay over the past four years”

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    Pär Jönsson, Head of the School of Industrial Engineering & Management.
    Published Dec 04, 2023

    In the Martin Edin Grimheden series of interviews with *JML enthusiasts, it's the turn of the Head of the ITM School.

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  • Here are the candidates for ITM's Faculty Board

    Published Nov 28, 2023

    46 candidates have been nominated and the Nomination Committee has made its decision. The list of their proposals for the ITM School's Faculty Board is now available, along with additional eligible ca...

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  • "We are losing talent and the opportunity to change the culture"

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    Björn Laumert is Head of the Department of Energy Technology at KTH.
    Published Nov 20, 2023

    In the ITM School's JML* group, mainly consisting of the heads of departments, the responsibilities have been divided between the participants. Björn Laumert, Head of Energy Technology, has focused on...

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  • Additional call from the ITM School's foundations

    Published Nov 09, 2023

    An additional call for scholarships from the ITM School's foundations will open on 9 November. Apply by 4 December 2023.

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  • Sing-Sing student office closes

    Woman and men at a counter.
    Annika Lilja, Head of Service Center, together with Christer Lindholm who has been manning the office for 22 years.
    Published Oct 23, 2023

    Fewer and fewer students visiting and rising costs for premises. These are two of the reasons why the ITM school is closing the Sing-Sing student office on 1 November.

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  • "Some injustices are invisible"

    Petter exits a service car, smiling.
    Petter Lagerström, caretaker at the ITM Service Centre, has been part of the University Administration's JML group for several years.
    Published Oct 09, 2023

    At the ITM School, more than twenty people engage in gender equality, diversity and equal conditions. Martin Edin Grimheden, JMLA at the School, met Petter Lagerström at the Service Center to talk abo...

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  • Jernkontorsfonden för Bergsvetenskaplig Forskning - apply by 20 October

    Published Oct 04, 2023

    The Jernkontorsfonden för Bergsvetenskaplig Forskning Foundation regularly distributes funds "to promote research activities at KTH, primarily in the metallurgy areas". Now is the time to apply for 20...

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  • Does the security situation affect KTH?

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    Photo: Mourya Pranay on Unsplash
    Published Aug 22, 2023

    Recently, the Swedish Security Service raised the terrorism threat level in Sweden. The increase is a signal to all relevant societal actors that it's important to continue working to reduce the risk ...

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