Matthew D. Mitchell

Matthew D. Mitchell is a 2006 graduate of the Ferris State University Surveying Engineering program. He currently resides in Tallahassee, Fla., where he works for Nick Miller Inc. He plans to pursue a masters of science degree in Geographic Information Systems at Florida State University.


At the Head of the Class

Since 1957, the surveying engineering program at Ferris State University (FSU) in Big Rapids, Mich., has been setting standards for educating future professional survey engineers. Having formed a close relationship with private sector surveyors from across the state and the nation, the Michigan Department of Transportation, the National Geodetic Survey and Leica Geosystems Inc., FSU provides its students with the most up-to-date instrumentation, field survey techniques and technical support. With an impressive surveying equipment lab, the program keeps its students and faculty on the cutting edge of surveying technology, which results in a high demand for the school's students and a continuous supply of new surveying students.
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More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


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In this May 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at the keynote on technology in the information age given by Andy Lowery, DAQRI CEO, at this year's SPAR International.

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