Jeffery P. Hollingsworth

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Assistant Professor and Department Chair
ECB 302E


B.S. in Surveying, Ferris State University

Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems from University of Colorado Denver

M.S. in Civil Engineering, GIS Specialty, University of Colorado Denver


Mr. Hollingsworth has over 31 years of industry experience in the field of Geomatics. He was owner and Resident Surveyor of a Surveying and Mapping firm for over 26 years.

His experience includes Boundary, Topographic, Single Beam and Multibeam Hydrographic, As-Built, Construction, Design, Route, ALTA, Global Position System, 3D Laser Scanning, Digital Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Control Surveys. He has served as an expert witness in court as well as aided Legal professionals in the preparation of cases. He has also served as a Geomatics, GPS and GIS consultant.

Professional Licenses: 

Professional Surveyor, Alaska, Michigan, Wisconsin, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina

Teaching Responsibilities

  • GEO A156 Fundamentals of Surveying
  • GEO A266 Advanced Surveying
  • GEO A146 Geomatics Computations I
  • GEO A157 Computer-Aided Drafting for Surveyors
  • GEO A265 Spatial Data Adjustments I
  • GEO A359 Geodesy and Map Projections
  • GEO A366 Spatial Data Adjustments II
  • GEO A466 Geopositioning
  • GEO A 267 Boundary Law I
  • GEO A 457 Boundary Law II
  • GEO A369 Cadastral Surveys
  • GIS A 458 Design and Management of Spatial Information
  • GIS A 468 Integration of Geomatics Technologies

Professional & Department Service

National Society of Professional Surveyors

Alaska Society of Professional Surveyors



Hardware and Software Committee

COE Curriculum Committee

COE Academic Assessment Committee

Academic Assessment Committee (AAC)

Research Interests

UAV Remote Sensing

SAR- and LIDAR-based remote sensing and GIS

3-D geospatial visualization

Change Detection Methods

Integration of Terrestrial Based LiDAR into a Geographic Information System for Site Assessment