Professor Timo Kärri

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Current Organisation
  • Cost Management (Superior organisation: Common, Industrial Engineering and Management)

Academic position in LUT: Professor


Timo Kärri is a Professor at the School of Engineering Science, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. He received his DSc (Tech.) in Industrial Engineering and Management and the dissertation considered timing of capacity changes in capital intensive industries. Kärri’s current research topics include industrial asset management, capital investments and working capital management, and he has specialized life-cycle costing and cost modelling. With his research group C3M he has written over one hundred scientific and professional publications. Kärri has wide teaching experience in the above mentioned areas and he has also acted responsible manager in many industrial research projects.

Research Interests

Industrial asset management, capital investments, working capital management and health care cost management

Teaching Experience
Wide teaching experience in the areas of capital investments and cost management courses at master level and courses of the Centre for Training and Development (adult education LUT).

University lectures (major):
Life-cycle costing of capital investment projects 2013-2020
Industrial maintenance management 2015-2020
Modelling and analytics applications for controllers 2015-2020
Seminar of management accounting, Seminar of cost management 2000, 2002-2020

Lectures on public forums and adult education:
Presentation of FTRForum 2017
Special lectures in Industry maintenance days (Promaint) 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011
Competitive advantage with cost management – Positive future of Olvi, Executive group training 2012
What we have learned – Engineers help hospital, Quality day of health care 2009
Profitability of capital investment project (TATE/TALES) 2004, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2019

Pedagogical competence:
Industrial engineering lecturer of the year 2013 (Vuoden Tuta-opettaja 2013)
Participation to Industrial engineering pedagogics (Tutapeda) 2001-2002
Participation to evaluations of centre of excellence in Finnish university education 2001-2003, 2004-2006 and 2010-2012
Participation to ASIIN evaluations 2011 and 2017 (Industrial Engineering and Management)

Projects as Co-Investigator

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  • capital investments
  • health care cost management
  • industrial asset management
  • working capital management

Last updated on 2021-31-07 at 04:12