Karlos Artto


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Artistic and research interests

Dr. Karlos Artto is a professor of project business at the Aalto University School of Science. He is leading the Project Business research group (PB). Karlos Artto’s long experience in working in industry, and his several research projects with global firms and domestic organizations provide a strong empirical basis for his academic achievements. His publications include more than 200 academic papers, book chapters and books on project business and on the management of project-based firms. He belongs to several editorial boards (including International Journal of Project Management, Project Management Journal, and International Journal of Managing Projects in Business). He has supervised 176 master’s theses and several doctoral dissertations.

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Science (Technology), Industrial Management, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Licentiate of Science (Technology), Industrial Management, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Master of Science (Technology), Industrial Management, Teknillinen korkeakoulu


  • Project management, Project operations, Operations management, Product-organization interdependence, End-product design, Designing in the making, Major projects, Multi-technology projects, Multi-actor projects, Integrated solutions, Project business

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