Matti Vaaja

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
T213 Built Environment

Assistant professor Matti T. Vaaja (born 1983), is professor of digital photogrammetry at Aalto University (appointed in June 2017) and the vice leader of Research Institute of Measuring and Modelling for the Built Environment. He is specialized in close-range and terrestrial laser scanning systems. He is also appointed as Associate Professor of laser scanning and forestry applications at Institute of Mountain Science, Shinshu University, Japan (appointed in July 2017).

His doctoral thesis (2014) from Aalto University focused on mobile laser scanning and change detection studies in a riverine environment. Since 2010, Vaaja has served in various teaching and research assignments and as a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre of Excellence in Laser Scanning Research. Currently, he is the supervisor and advisor of eight doctoral thesis in the field of photogrammetry and remote sensing.

In addition, he coordinates doctoral education network 4D GEO-IT including ~80 doctoral students.  Since 2015, Vaaja has acted as a postdoctoral researcher in the Academy of Finland project STN COMBAT. He has contributed over 60 publications in the fields of laser scanning, photogrammetry, and geoinformatics, including 30 refereed scientific publications with over 1200 citations and H-index 18 (Scholar).

Research expertise:

Laser scanning, Photogrammetry, 3D-point cloud processing, Environmental change detection and time-series studies, Forest mapping, Ground topography and vegetation structure mapping, Laser scanning applications, Mobile and terrestrial laser scanning, Development of 3D measurement systems.

Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...
Sähköposti
[email protected]
Puhelinnumero
+358505967803

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Tutkimusryhmät

  • Geoinformatiikka, Apulaisprofessori

Julkaisut

Kolmiulotteiset korttelit : opas taloyhtiöille kiinteistökohtaisen 3D-paikkatiedon hyödyntämiseen

Heikki Kauhanen, Bai-Bai Bairoh, Miikka Norola, Osamabin Shafaat, Arttu Julin, Toni Rantanen, Kaisa Jaalama, Matti Tapio Vaaja, Lassi Sarlos 2023

Open Geospatial Data Integration in Game Engine for Urban Digital Twin Applications

Toni Rantanen, Arttu Julin, Juho Pekka Virtanen, Hannu Hyyppä, Matti T. Vaaja 2023

EODIE — Earth Observation Data Information Extractor

Samantha Wittke, Anne Fouilloux, Petteri Lehti, Juuso Varho, Arttu Kivimäki, Maiju Karhu, Mika Karjalainen, Matti Vaaja, Eetu Puttonen 2023

Onko ratkaisuja ­aineistojen avaamiseen? : Näkökulmia avoimiin rakennetun ympäristön aineistoihin, osa 2

Hannu Hyyppä, Marika Ahlavuo, Juha Hyyppä, Matias Ingman, Arttu Julin, Petri Rönnholm, Matti Kurkela, Antero Kukko, Mika Lindholm, Janne Matilainen, Teuvo Heimonen, Matti Tapio Vaaja 2022

Pitäisikö aineistoja avata? : Näkökulmia avoimiin rakennetun ympäristön aineistoihin, osa 2

Hannu Hyyppä, Marika Ahlavuo, Juha Hyyppä, Matias Ingman, Arttu Julin, Petri Rönnholm, Matti Kurkela, Antero Kukko, Mika Lindholm, Janne Matilainen, Teuvo Heimonen, Matti Tapio Vaaja 2022

Auditing an urban park deck with 3D geovisualization—A comparison of in-situ and VR walk-along interviews

Kaisa Jaalama, Toni Rantanen, Arttu Julin, Nora Fagerholm, Aino Keitaanniemi, Juho Pekka Virtanen, Hannu Handolin, Matti Vaaja, Hannu Hyyppä 2022

Kaupunkien fotorealististen 3D-mallien pistepilvien värjäämisen laatu

Arttu Julin, Hannu Hyyppä, Juho-Pekka Virtanen, Juha Hyyppä, Matti Tapio Vaaja 2022

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

UTILISING SIMULATED TREE DATA TO TRAIN SUPERVISED CLASSIFIERS

P. Rönnholm, S. Wittke, M. Ingman, P. Putkiranta, H. Kauhanen, H. Kaartinen, M. T. Vaaja 2022