Tampere University of Technology
Professor Petri Suomala holds M.Sc. (Eng.) and Dr.Tech. in Industrial Management and Engineering. He is currently the head of department of Industrial Management and the director of Cost Management Center (CMC) research team at Tampere University of Technology.Professor Suomala has published in several international journals including e.g. Industrial Marketing Management, International Journal of Innovation Management, International Journal of Production Economics, and European Journal of Innovation Management. His focal research areas are cost management and management accounting and their utilization in industrial companies and other organizations. Life cycle costing and performance measurement in product development are some of his most topical research interests.