Department of Built Environment

MeMo - Research Institute of Measuring and Modeling for the Built Environment

The goal of the Institute is to produce world-class research and development of the measurement technology in the field of construction and environmental engineering.

The institute's work is based on the novel approaches of 3D measuring and modelling research and knowledge management. In practice, this means the measuring and modelling of 3D objects, cities and people (using sensors, data collection, analysis etc.), creating location-based services, combining networks, creating virtual worlds as well as creating and transmitting knowledge, innovations and patents. KAP (knowledge based academic platform) methods and practices are used to integrate innovations and best practices into the society. KAP is both a way to share know-how within our team and to share the tacit knowledge to the rest of society.

Future challenges of the institute are to integrate spatial knowledge (including data measurement techniques, positioning, navigation, GIS) into the social value of the built environment and into housing, decision-making and future retail for healthier environments, smart places and cities.

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Centre of Excellence in Laser Scanning Research

MeMo is involved in the Centre of Excellence in Laser Scanning Research along with the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute, the University of Oulu and the University of Helsinki. A research group led by Hannu Hyyppä from the Department of Built Environment participates in the Centre of Excellence, which is led by Juha Hyyppä of the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute.


Latest publications

Multispectral Imagery Provides Benefits for Mapping Spruce Tree Decline Due to Bark Beetle Infestation When Acquired Late in the Season

Samuli Junttila, Roope Näsi, Niko Koivumäki, Mohammad Imangholiloo, Ninni Saarinen, Juha Raisio, Markus Holopainen, Hannu Hyyppä, Juha Hyyppä, Päivi Lyytikäinen-Saarenmaa, Mikko Vastaranta, Eija Honkavaara 2022 Remote Sensing

Applying photogrammetry to reconstruct 3D luminance point clouds of indoor environments

Matti Kurkela, Mikko Maksimainen, Arttu Julin, Juho-Pekka Virtanen, Ilari Männistö, Matti Tapio Vaaja, Hannu Hyyppä 2022 ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING AND DESIGN MANAGEMENT

Instance-Aware Semantic Segmentation of Road Furniture in Mobile Laser Scanning Data

Fashuai Li, Zhize Zhou, Jianhua Xiao, Ruizhi Chen, Matti Lehtomäki, Sander Oude Elberink, George Vosselman, Juha Hyyppä, Yuwei Chen, Antero Kukko 2022 IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

UAV in the advent of the twenties: Where we stand and what is next

Francesco Nex, Costas Armenakis, Michael Cramer, Davide A. Cucci, Markus Gerke, Eija Honkavaara, Antero Kukko, Claudio Persello, Jan Skaloud 2022 ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Semantic segmentation of point cloud data using raw laser scanner measurements and deep neural networks

Risto Kaijaluoto, Antero Kukko, Aimad El Issaoui, Juha Hyyppä, Harri Kaartinen 2022 ISPRS Open Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Revealing changes in the stem form and volume allocation in diverse boreal forests using two-date terrestrial laser scanning

Ville Luoma, Tuomas Yrttimaa, Ville Kankare, Ninni Saarinen, Jiri Pyörälä, Antero Kukko, Harri Kaartinen, Juha Hyyppä, Markus Holopainen, Mikko Vastaranta 2021 Forests

The combined use of SLAM laser scanning and TLS for the 3D indoor mapping

Aino Keitaanniemi, Juho Pekka Virtanen, Petri Rönnholm, Antero Kukko, Toni Rantanen, Matti T. Vaaja 2021 Buildings

Liikkuvalla laserkeilauksella huipputarkkaa tietoa kaupungeista

Antero Kukko, Harri Kaartinen, Hannu Hyyppä 2021 POSITIO

Utilizing a Terrestrial Laser Scanner for 3D Luminance Measurement of Indoor Environments

Matti Kurkela, Mikko Maksimainen, Arttu Julin, Toni Rantanen, Juho-Pekka Virtanen, Juha Hyyppä, Matti Tapio Vaaja, Hannu Hyyppä 2021 Journal of Imaging

Developing Open RDI and Education in Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences

Anne Kärki, Seliina Päällysaho, Kaisa Jaalama, Juhani Talvela, Anttoni Lehto, Hannu Hyyppä 2021 Data Intelligence
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The 3D studio mainly contains 3D measuring devices such as laser scanners and cameras. In addition, the studio has workstations for data processing, 3D modeling and visualization.

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