PetersonScott Peterson
Assistant Professor
MS., PLS (UT)., CFeds

Email: scpeterson@csufresno.edu

Office: Engineering East 292

Phone: (559) 278-1874               

Mailing Address: 2320 E. San Ramon Ave., MS/EE 94, Fresno, CA 93740-8030               

LinkedIn Profile:www.linkedin.com/in/scott-peterson-m-s-pls-cfeds-933b862b

More Information about Professor Peterson:

Current Courses:

  • GME 1 – Introduction to Geomatics Engineering
  • GME 15 – Engineering Surveying
  • GME 15L – Engineering Surveying Laboratory
  • GME 16 – Municipal Surveying
  • GME 16L – Municipal Surveying Laboratory
  • GME 126 – Digital Mapping
  • GME 151 – Boundary Control and Legal Principles

Education:

  • PHD Candidate – Geomatics Engineering – Purdue University (December 2013 - Present)
  • Master of Science in Geomatics Engineering – Purdue University (May 2013)
  • Certified Federal Surveyor – (February 2012)
  • Associates in Applied Science, with a Major in Surveying – Salt Lake Community College (May 2007)
  • B.S. in Biology - Brigham Young University (December 2005)

Grants, Honors, and Awards:

  • Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Engineering, Purdue University, April 2013.
  • Lambda Sigma-Purdue Univesity

Membership & Professional Affiliations:

  • Member California Land Surveying Association (CLSA) 1/2015 – Present
  • Education Committee Chair San Joaquin Valley Chapter (CLSA) 1/2015 - Present
  • Member Geomatics Advisory Council 8/2014 – Present
  • History Committee Chairman for Utah Council of Land Surveyors 1/2010 – 8/2011
  • Timpanogos Chapter Vice President UCLS 2/2010 – 2/2011
  • State Executive Board Member UCLS 2/2009 – 2/2010
  • Legislative Committee Liaison UCLS 2/2009 – 2/2010
  • Timpanogos Chapter President UCLS 2/2009 – 2/2010
  • Legislative Committee UCLS 2/2008 – 8/2011
  • Member UCLS 2003-8/2011

Publications:

  • “Automatic Sphere Target Detection in Terrestrial Mobile Mapping System” – co-author, submitted in 2015 and to be published in ASPRS Journal (American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Journal)
  • “Laser Mobile Mapping Standards and Applications in Transportation” – co-author, Submitted November 15, 2015 to JTRP (Joint Transportation and Research Board) associated with INDOT (Indiana Department of Transportation). To be published as a Chapter of the INDOT Standards manual for the use of Mobile LiDAR.
  • “Vertical Network Creation with a Robotic Total Station” – co-author, finalized in September 2016 to be presented and published as part of APLU Research Grant Project with Geomatics Engineering Student

Presentations:

  • Parol Evidence, 2016 California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA) – Rohnert Park, CA, March 2016
  • Coordinates, Moving Forward, 2016 Annual Geomatics Conference – Fresno, CA, January 2015

Research Interests:

  • LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging)
  • Mobile LiDAR
  • Flash LiDAR
  • Boundary Evidence
  • Plane Surveying
  • Autistic Therapy