Tommi Pajala

  • Finland, FI

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2014 - Present

PhD Student

Aalto University
Working on a PhD in Management Science, focusing particularly on Behavioral Decision Making. The goal is to gain insight into how people actually make decisions, and especially how they could be made in a better way.
Nov 2013 - Aug 2014

Research Assistant

Aalto University
Data analysis for a research project focusing on the 2011 election machine by Helsingin Sanomat. Additionally, I was lecturing and grading assignments and exams on the courses International Economics and Managerial Economics.
Jun 2013 - Nov 2013

Master's thesis worker

Aalto University School of Science and Technology
Doing an experimental study regarding decision making with a four-criteria problem. The main focus is finding out if a linear model can explain and predict behavior and whether subjects behave consistently compared to the preferences they claim at the beginning of the experiment.
Sep 2011 - Oct 2012

Project Assistant for EGOS Colloquium 2012 Organizing Committee

Aalto University School of Science and Technology
EGOS Colloquium 2012 organizing and management. Key responsibility areas: facility management, IT, exhibition, online and printed materials management.




Data Analysis

Decision Modeling


Decision Analysis


2012 - 2015

Bachelor of Philosophy

University of Helsinki
2012 - 2014

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Aalto University
2008 - 2012

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Aalto University
2010 - 2011

Technische Universität Graz
2004 - 2007

Mäkelänrinne High School