Professor Markus Holopainen
Markus Holopainen is the professor of geoinformatics in forest sciences at the University of Helsinki. He received his PhD in forest sciences at the University of Helsinki in 1998. He has done a PhD in technics at Aalto University in 2011. He is the leader of the following research groups: Laboratory of forest resources management and geoinformation science and Precision forestry. He is also the principal investigator at the Center of Excellence in Laser Scanning Research (CoE-LaSR).
University lecturer Ilkka Korpela
Ilkka Korpela (University lecturer in forest information systems) received his M.Sc. in forest mensuration and management in 1993. He did his PhD in digital photogrammetry in 2004 and was appointed a docent in applied photogrammetry at UEF in 2008. He was funded by the academy of Finland for eight years and worked on a wide range topics linked to passive and active optical 3D remote sensing. He has been awarded the decennial Yrjö Ilvessalo prize in forest sciences and the annual Hansa Luftbild award by DGPF. He is currently a member of the editorial boards of RSE and ISPRS JPRS journals.