Utah Valley University, Orem, UT August 2005 to Present
Associate Professor, Engineering Graphics and Design Technology Department and Program Developer and Coordinator for the new Geomatics Program.
Teaching various Surveying courses including: Introduction to Geomatics, Surveying (Field), Land and Survey History, Surveying Practices, Global Professional Ethics and Liabilities, and Senior Geomatics Capstone as well as Civil Drafting and Design (using AutoDesk Civil 3D® and AutoCAD® software), and Mechanical Drafting and Design courses.
Research area includes 3D laser scanning and modeling with primary focus on the Beit Lehi Foundation archeological dig site located twenty miles southwest of Jerusalem, Israel.
EDUCATION and LICENSURE
Professional Licensed Land Surveyor (PLS), Utah #8036741
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2006
University of Phoenix; Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelor of Science, Management 1992
Linfield College; McMinnville, Oregon
Associate of Applied Science, Drafting and Design Technology 1982
Utah Technical College (now Utah Valley University); Orem, Utah
28 years of full-time employment including: 17 years Civil Design and Land Surveying
10 years Mechanical/Industrial Design, 2 years Sales (not including small business), and
17 years Small Business Management
Dan Perry Surveying, Provo, Utah April 2006 to Present Principal
Providing full-service surveying services as well as land development and civil design services to the general public and the civil engineering community in Utah.
Industry Employers and Positions Held:
2001 to 2010 GeoSymMetrics and ArrowSCAN, Owner and 3D Scanning Technician
2003 to 2005 GC Wallace, Civil Designer
2001 to 2002 Arrow Engineering & Surveying, PM, Civil Designer/Survey Technician
1994 to 2001 Perry Engineering and Associates, Owner/Pres, Civil Designer/Survey Tech.
1987 to 1994 Wilbanks International, Product Manager and Mechanical Engr. Tech. (Mfg)
1983 to 1986 Various Design and Drafting positions with a few companies
Memberships and Associations
Currently holds membership in the Utah Council of Land Surveyors (UCLS), the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), the Western Federation of Professional Land Surveyors (WFPLS.
Hydro Review, Author of “3D Scanning and Dam Safety” 2003
COMPUTER SOFTWARE SKILLS
· Civil 3D®
Microsoft Office Professional Suite®
· Word, Excel
· Access, Power Point
· Outlook, Publisher
Leica GeoSystems; Cyclone®
RapidForm®; XOV, XOR
Carlson Software; Civil 2010®, SurvCE®