Ph.D., Purdue University, 1979
M.S.F., West Virginia University, 1968
B.S.F., West Virginia University, 1966
Dr. Darrell R. Dean, Jr. has a graduate degree in surveying and mapping from Purdue University. His teaching career began in 1969 at Glenville State College where he was instrumental in starting the surveying program there. Since 1977, he has taught surveying at West Virginia University. He has served as president of the West Virginia Association of Land Surveyors and as chairman of the West Virginia State Board of Examiners of Land Surveyors, now the WV Board of Professional Surveyors
Research InterestsApplication of GPS and GIS technology to environmental and infrastructure problems
timber access roads
legal aspects of property boundary surveying
Teaching InterestsSurveying and Mapping
Forest Roads Planning and Design
Service and OutreachDevelops and presents surveying workshops through the WV LTAP Center.
Special InterestsUse of technology to do a better job of teaching.
Professional SocietiesAmerican Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)
Society of American Foresters (SAF)