A.D. Wildlife Technology/Pennsylvania State University 1978
B.S. Civil Engineering/Pennsylvania State University 1980
M.S. Civil Engineering (Surveying & Mapping Emphasis)/University of Wisconsin 1981
Ph.D. Civil Engineering/Pennsylvania State University 1986
J.D. Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence/West Virginia University 1989
Knud E. Hermansen began his surveying career in the United States Marine Corp. over 30 years ago. After completion of basic training, Knud was sent to surveying school and spent the next three years with the 2nd Topographic Platoon, 8th Engineer Battalion performing control surveys throughout the world. After his release from active duty as a sergeant, Knud worked for various consulting firms providing a wide range of services involving boundary surveys, site development, and engineering. During the last several years, Knud has provided consulting services in land surveying, civil engineering, and law. Much of Knud’s present consulting activities involve boundary disputes, easements, land development, liability, title, and contract issues.
In addition to consulting work, Knud has over 20 years in the military reserves rising through the ranks from sergeant to major. Much of his military time was spent with engineer and construction units within the United States Army Corp of Engineers.
Knud is a/an:
- Professional engineer
- Professional land surveyor
- Attorney at law
- Member of the
- American Society of Engineering Educators
- Reserve Officers Association
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (Fellow)
- National Society of Professional Surveyors
- National Lawyers Association
- Maine State Bar Association
- Maine Society of Land Surveyors
- several other state bar and surveying societies.
His college education includes:
- Associate degree in Wildlife Technology
- Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
- Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering (surveying and photogrammetry emphasis)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering
- Juris Doctorate.
He taught at Penn State University for four years before teaching at the University of Maine.
Knud currently teaches three to four courses a semester — from basic surveying to construction law. He is the first-year and senior class advisor for CMT students. He teaches in the Surveying Engineering Technology program and the Construction Management Technology program.