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Student Authored Papers Honored By Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors

PSLS Paper Honorees
[l-r] Ryan White, Ian McAllister
2/24/2012 —

 

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Surveying Engineering students Ryan White, a junior, received a third-place honor in the area of Student Papers at the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors (PSLS) Annual Conference for his paper, “Geoidal Undulation: Concepts & Creation,” in which he determined orthometric (elevation) heights from GPS observations. Ian McAllister, a senior, received a second-place honor in the area of Student Papers at the PSLS Annual Conference for his paper, “A Simulation Study in the Precision Criterion for the 2011 ALTA-ACSM Land Title Survey Standards,” co-authored with Penn State Wilkes-Barre Professor of Surveying Engineering, Dr. Charles Ghilani. Ian and Dr. Ghilani evaluated the standard criteria set forth by the American Land Title Association and how to apply them to practice.

 

 

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