Keivan Aghasi

Keivan Aghasi




POLIMI - Milan


KTH - Stockholm



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Telephone: +393294904464
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Keivan Aghasi is a PhD student in European doctorate in Industrial Management programme (EDIM) at the department of Industrial Economics and Management INDEK, since 2011. In this program she would act as a member of three academic communities (KTH, UPM and Polimi) mostly based in Polimi (Home university) and KTH (Host university). His research interest revolves around: Economics of innovation, organizational design and Entrepreneurship.
Keivan Aghasi holds a MSc in Innovation & Industrial Management (University of Gothenburg, Sweden 2008-2010), and a MSc in Production & Operations Management (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, 2006-2008). In 2011, she was awarded a scholarship for an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate allowing her to be one of the nine PhD candidates of the EDIM programme 1st edition.

Current research:

- Mergers and acquisitions in high tech industries
- Organizational design's effects on post-acquisition performance in high tech industries

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Our participants

  • Emrah Karakaya - Edition I

    EDIM is a great opportunity to learn from diverse cultures, grow in double academic areas, contribute to each other and be recognized in a large network. It is a unique doctoral program with its multi-disciplinary research topics and quarterly workshops. I love EDIM!
  • Andres Ramirez Portilla – Edition I

    One of the great advantages of this program is the EDIM workshops, where you can develop and enhance your academic and professional networking. The EDIM workshops need to be considered as a best practice by other Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programs
  • Sudipa Sarker – Edition II

    I am glad to be part of this program not only because of the opportunities EDIM has created for me but also for the wonderful people I have come across during this program. I hope that the future days will be as thrilling, inspiring and stimulating as it has been
  • Simon Okwir – Edition II

    EDIM for me is an industry of knowledge and where you find a career. When it comes to my future uncertainties, EDIM is a combination of both: present partners and future lifelong contacts
  • Maksim Miterev – Edition II

    EDIM is a life changing experience: it has changed where I live, what I do, whom I know and what I want. It's also a great source of friends and potential future colleagues. I feel part of a large international community of interesting people with lots of common interests
  • Anna Darmani – Edition I

    EDIM is like a journey. But, not only a research journey! EDIM is a program by which you can explore different cultures, systems, environments as well as knowledge perspectives. I believe EDIM is one of the best programs for experiencing different managerial contexts
  • Seyoum Birkie Eshetu - Edition I

    Being part of EDIM is more than just doing a PhD. It is about creating family within the academic circle. I am happy to be part of this diverse community with ample informal learning opportunities