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Industrial Engineering and Management

The research at the School for Industrial Engineering and Management will lead the transition towards an industry adapted to a sustainable society. New materials, additive manufacturing, sustainable production, new business models, sustainable energy systems, processes for recycling, innovation and entrepreneurship are just a few of the research areas that gather under the school's umbrella. The school also have research in learning, from preschool to college.

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A close collaboration with the industry and society characterises the school's research, which is a way for KTH to share knowledge and establish research even more strongly in the societal challenges. 

Research at the School of Industrial Engineering and Management


KTH's research within industrial technology and management takes place within seven main research areas:

Energy Technology

Industrial Economics and Management


Machine Design

Materials Science and Engineering

Production Engineering

Sustainable Production Development