Anna Darmani

Anna Darmani




KTH - Stockholm


UPM - Madrid



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Anna Darmani 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 KTH (Home university) and UPM (Host university). Her research interest revolves: system dynamic, technological innovation system and organizational behavior and change management.

Anna Darmani holds a MSc in Financial Engineering (University of Science and Culture, Iran 2009-2011), and a BSc in Industrial Engineering (University of Tehran, Iran, 2004-2008). Meanwhile, she was selected as a member of National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents and was acting in this community since then (NODET, 2004). 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.

She has more than three years of work experience outside of academia includes project coordinating, planning and cost controlling in leading consultancy companies. Besides, she has applied combination of her practical and academic experiences to a couple of corporations. These academic and professional efforts have been resulted publication of some articles and academic consultancy projects both nationally and internationally.


A. Darmani, N. Arvidsson, A. Hidalgo, J. Albors, 2014, "What drives the development of renewable energy technologies? Toward a typology for the systemic drivers." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 38, 834-847.

Darmani, A. and Hanafizadeh, P., (2013) "Business process portfolio selection in Re-engineering project", Business process management journal, 19(6), 892-916.

A. Darmani, A. Ramirez-Portilla, N. Dwaikat, 2013, "12 Years of Scholary Research – Content and Trend Analysis of the Journal Creativity and Innovation Management", International conference on Management of Technology (IAMOT2013), Porto Alegre, Brazil.

A. Darmani, N, Arvidsson, J. Albors, 2013, "Technological Innovation System Drivers; Toward a Typology" International conference on Management of Technology (IAMOT2013), Porto Alegre, Brazil.

A. Darmani, N, Arvidsson, J. Albors, 2013, "Multinational Energy Companies (MNECs) Market Development During Sustainability Innovation: An exploratory study on co-evolutionary determinants" International conference on Management of Innovation Policies (Eu-SPRI2013), Madrid, Spain.

J. Razmi and A. Darmani, 2008, "Comparison and Revision of Two Integrated Inventory System Policies" International conference on value chain sustainability (ICOVACS2008), Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey.

Current research:

• Technological transformation toward sustainability
• Dynamic capabilities of actors in technological innovation system
• Effectiveness of energy related policy on development of renewable energy

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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