Jeffery P. Hollingsworth, PS

Assistant Professor
Office: ENGR 330E
Phone: (907) 786-5428


Professional Experience:

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


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

Teaching Responsibilites

  • Boundary Law
  • Fundamentals of Surveying
  • Advanced Surveying
  • Geodesy and Map Projections
  • Geopositioning
  • Introductory and advanced GIS
  • Spatial analysis and modeling
  • Design and Management of Spatial Information
  • Integration of Geomatics Technologies

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