KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH is the largest technical university in Sweden, with 13,000 undergraduates and 1,700 postgraduates. KTH operates through ten schools, each with a large number of departments.

Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. KTH is Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world dedicated to advancing knowledge.

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Key Personnel

Cali Nuur is full professor of Industrial Dynamics and soon the head of the department of industrial economics and management.  His research – mainly underpinned by innovation theory- is on industrial and technological transformation processes and the mechanisms that underlie these. He is one of the members of the management team of the KTH’s initiative on Circular Economy and has been leading many research projects as well as initiatives as the principal investigator. Cali has more than 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals including several in the topic of Circular Economy.

Dr. Farazee Asif is Senior Researcher at the Department of Production Engineering, focusing on research in the area of Circular Manufacturing Systems (CMS) in the context of Circular Economy. His research deals mainly with modelling and simulation of complex systems relevant to CMS implementation. He had R&D support and lead roles in several EU research projects, of which www.rescoms.eu is worth mentioning. Besides, research and management support role in ReCiPSS, he is leading the task of dissemination and ecosystem development. He is also working in several national research projects in the area of CMS. He is the director of the Int. master’s programme in Production Engineering and Management and also teaches Quality Managements to graduate students.