Perry, Dan
Title:
Associate Professor - Engineering Graphics
Office:
CS 704
Phone:
801-863-8525
Fax:
801-863-8063
Mail Code:
148
Last Updated: 10/29/14 -

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

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. 

 

INSTRUCTION

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

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

 

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

     Summary

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.

 

Publications

Hydro Review, Author of “3D Scanning and Dam Safety” 2003

COMPUTER SOFTWARE SKILLS

AutoDesk® Products:

· Civil 3D®

· Revit®

· AutoCAD®

· Inventor®

Microsoft Office Professional Suite®

· Word, Excel

· Access, Power Point

· Outlook, Publisher

Leica GeoSystems; Cyclone®

RapidForm®; XOV, XOR

Carlson Software; Civil 2010®, SurvCE®