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  • The Geomatics Sciences industry is currently undergoing the biggest process of growth among engineering related fields. Since Land Surveying and Mapping has been recognized among those fields, therefore this career offers new great job opportunities, along with conventional surveying opportunities. The combination of theoretical knowledge supported by the multidisciplinary technologies covered in this bachelor degree opens a big spectrum of opportunities for diverse types of jobs. Governmental agencies and the private sector are constantly hiring professionals to work on surveying or related projects. Real Estate Industry is another market in which our students collaborate. Accredited by ABET since 2007, this program counts with the recognition of the degree offered in Puerto Rico among the 50 States and several other jurisdictions.
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  • The Students enrolled in the Department can become members of the following organizations:

    Land Surveying and Mapping Student Association

    Also students can join the
    • American Congress on Surveying, and Mapping
    • International Federation of Surveyors
    • American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
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  • The academic mentoring process is fundamental to achieve effective college experience for our students. In our department we work with an accessibility policy and continuous mentoring to assist our students in the process of achieving their academic goals. This mentoring process is particularly strong in the areas of curriculum design, class schedule preparation and career guidance.

    Prof. Victor Romero is responsible for mentoring undergraduate students.
    His office hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:00 to 4:30 PM, and can be contacted at (787) 622-8000 extension 610.

    For graduate students, the mentor is Prof. Raul Matos.
    To schedule an appointment regarding graduate studies you can write an email to

    For additional information and requests, please contact Mrs. Yashira Cruz at 787-622-8000 extension 219.
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  • Facts 2012
  • Ruth L. Trujillo-Rodriguez, SIT
    Class of 2009

    Working as a Surveying technician and base mapper for Transystems, a nationwide company that specializes in transportation. She is currently living in Fort Worth, Texas. Ruth is about to complete her Masters Degree in Science in Environmental Planning from the Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico.

    Duhamel R. Príncipe
    Class of 2007

    Survey Analyst with Fugro Chance, Inc. Offshore marine construction support; Multibeam surveys for site clearance, pipeline inspections and down-structures. Assist project managers on post-processing raw data files from field; prepare CAD files with project related information for drawing deliverables. QC deliverables prior to project manager review and client submittal. Member of Hydrographic Society of America – Houston Chapter.

    Roberto Araujo Cruz, SIT
    Class of 2006

    Mr. Cruz has Professional experience as a Surveyor in Training (SIT). Working at John Chance Land Survey, Inc. (A Fugro Company) since August 2008, Mr. Cruz started his career as Survey Technician. Due to his drive and determination, he excelled and was quickly promoted to a party chief. As a party chief, his responsibilities included; supervising and leading assigned crews in performing field activities and abiding quality standards, best practices, and principles of land surveying in the collection of field data for surveys of various locations (well locations, units, pipelines, topography, boundaries, permits, and other survey projects that may be contracted). His work discipline and attention to detail in producing quality work earned him another promotion to a Survey Analyst. His duties included; preparing permit plats and base maps suitable for client submittal, using computer aided drafting (CAD) applications as well as geographic information systems (GIS) to assists in data management functions, and performing maintenance to the land survey GIS database. Today, Mr. Cruz serves as a Project Manager & Assistant Offices Manager at the John Chance Land Surveys, Inc. San Antonio office. His duties include; participating in business development, client relations, and marketing initiatives, providing methods and ideas for accomplishing tasks, managing land survey projects from inception to completion, writing deliverable documents, and overseeing project budgets and timelines.

    Josué Rivera Tavárez
    Class of 2009

    Survey Analyst Specialist with John Chance Land Surveys at San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Rivera began his career at John Chance Land Surveys, Inc. as an Ecological Scientist for the Regulatory and Ecological Services Group. His duties included; wetland delineations, site investigations, and the preparation of ecological assessments. As part of these duties assisted clients in permitting and compliance of oil and gas exploration projects. His current duties include; assisting the project managers to ensure all project requirements for data and deliverables are met, responding to clients in the absence of project managers, submitting and/or responding to submitted quality reports as per standards, performing and/or checking calculations prior to field work assignment, reviewing field collected data for processing, producing digital and hard copy files for client deliverable, and ensuring deliverables are reviewed and quality checked

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