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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

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    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"

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    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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  • New guidelines on meetings and travel focus on the environment

    Published Aug 08, 2023

    KTH has adjusted the guidelines for meetings and business travel with a strong emphasis on the environment and costs.

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  • New LinkedIn pages increase visibility for researchers’ news

    Martina Frick Isberg and Ulrika Georgsson in front of a white board with notes
    “When it comes to social media, LinkedIn is KTH’s strongest channel with the most followers. We use it to reach alumni, the business sector and students, and with more than 200,000 followers it seems appropriate to build on this platform,” says Martina Frick Isberg, Social Media Manager at KTH. Pictured here with Ulrika Georgsson, Communications Officer at the KTH School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), who came up with the idea for the Showcase Pages.
    Published Jun 16, 2023

    To help researchers communicate their work externally to a narrow, specialised target group, Ulrika Georgsson came up with the idea of creating subject-specific Showcase Pages on LinkedIn. First off, ...

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  • PhD conference with a comedian on stage

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    2023 year's conference was at Skoghem och Wijk. Gülten Baysal, Beatriz Pérez Horno and Nils Jörgenssen were there.
    Published Jun 01, 2023

    The ITM School's PhD conference does not only mean long seminars. Hot tub and a comedian talking about communication were some of the highlights from this year's event, according to Gülten Baysal, Nil...

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  • Order catering on time

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    Photo: Alexander Hall on
    Published May 25, 2023

    Our procured restaurants and cafés have busy days in May–June. Please place your order at least a week in advance and keep track of holiday times, so everyone can be happy and satisfied.

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  • Buon giorno Italia, here comes Erika

    Published Apr 11, 2023

    Erika Gilbertsson, Operations Controller at the Department of Engineering Design, is packing her bags for a staff exchange.

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  • New hats for Mats Magnussson

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    Mats Magnusson. Photo: Anneli Nygårds
    Published Mar 29, 2023

    Responsible for lifelong learning (LL) and impact on ITM, new second deputy head of school. Hi there, Mats Magnusson, also director of third-cycle education, how come you take on these new challenges,...

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  • Rethinking the crisis

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    From left to right: Joakim Lilliesköld, programme manager of Future Education at KTH, and Sofie Kim, programme communicator, Linda Barman, Department of Learning and moderator during this year's conference, Johan Flid Fridell, host of the podcast "Fikasnack about the education of the future", Per Fagrell, programme coordinator.
    Published Mar 15, 2023

    Running a major change program for educations at KTH in the shadow of savings requirements and high costs for premises may raise some questions. The answer, however, seems to be that forward-looking i...

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  • Learning moves to Brinellvägen

    Published Mar 14, 2023

    In spring 2023, it is time for the Department of Learning to make an effort to reduce premises costs. Its three divisions will move to the machine quarters at Brinellvägen 66-68.

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