Jämsä Timo

Medical Technology Research Group


Research unit: Medical Imaging, Physics and Technology (MIPT)


Group leader

Professor Timo Jämsä, PhD

More about the research of professor Timo Jämsä.


What do we do

The research profile of the group is linking technology and medicine, with an aim to develop, apply and evaluate novel technologies in biomedicine and health care, combining approaches and methodologies of engineering, biomedicine and clinical medicine. The key areas of research are musculoskeletal biomechanics and imaging, physical activity monitoring, fall detection, technologies for the elderly, and eHealth.

More details: http://www.mipt-oulu.fi/jamsa-group/


Our team

Post doc researchers

  • Kangas Maarit

PhD students

  • Farrahi Vahid
  • Gebre Robel
  • Haque Sanaul
  • Immonen Milla
  • Keränen Niina
  • Khakpour Shahab
  • Leinonen Anna-Maiju
  • Niemelä Maisa
  • Pyky Riitta
  • Schanner Carolin
  • Tjurin Petra
  • Tornberg Jaakko

Other staff

  • Maijala Anna


Where are we headed

Future goal is to find improved methods for the assessment of individual risk of major health problems, and to find out novel methods for health promotion using multidisciplinary approach.


Our main collaborators

Raija Korpelainen, Center for Life Course Health Research and Oulu Deaconess Institute
Petri Pulli, Department of Information Processing Science, University of Oulu
Ari Heinonen, University of Jyväskylä
Mika Luimula, Turku University of Applied Science
Rami Korhonen, University of Eastern Finland
Ryoichi Nagatomi, Tohoku University, Japan
Lars Nyberg, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden


How to find us

Research Unit of Medical Imaging, Physics and technology (MIPT)
P.O. Box 5000

Last updated: 9.7.2019