Knud Hermansen

Academic Degrees
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 HermansenKnud 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.

Books & Articles

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
    • National Society of Professional Engineers
    • National Society of Professional Surveyors (Fellow)
    • Maine State Bar Association
    • Maine Society of Land Surveyors

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 teaches in the Surveying Engineering Technology program and the Construction Engineering Technology program.