Home | Academics | Degree Programs | Geomatics | Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Jack Walker

Jack Walker, Professor

OfficeOW116
Fax541.885.1654

Jack A. Walker, PLS is professor and chair of the Geomatics Department.

He holds a MS in Geodesy from Purdue University. Areas of interest include geodesy, analytical photogrammetry and remote sensing, map projections, least squares adjustment, and GIS. Consulting activities include mineral surveying, GIS database development, and precise deformation monitoring.

Recreation interests include mountaineering, skiing, fishing and backpacking.

Mitch Duryea

Mitch Duryea, Assistant Professor

OfficeOW114

Mitch Duryea, PLS, is the newest member of the Geomatics faculty. Mitch has a BS degree in Surveying & Photogrammetry from Fresno State University and a MS in Higher Education from Kaplan University. He comes to Oregon Tech after a 25 year career in private practice. He is licensed in Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Hawaii.

In addition to being the faculty advisor for the PLSO Student Chapter, Mitch focuses on boundary law and legal principles courses. Mitch is also a volunteer with the Boys Scouts of America.

Timothy Kent

Timothy Kent, Distance Education Adjunct

OfficeRoom 254
Fax541.885.1654

Timothy A. Kent is the Surveying Program Coordinator at Clark College.  He is licensed in Alaska, California, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington, and is a Certified Water Rights Examiner in Oregon. Tim is active in ACSM, PLSO, LSAW, and is currently the NSPS Area 10 Director. He was elected the LSAW Surveyor of the Year in 1996 and 1998.

He is also an Adjunct Professor developing Advanced Cadastral Surveying distance education courses for the Geomatics Department at Oregon Tech.

Mason Marker

Mason Marker, Associate Professor

OfficeOW102
Fax541.885.1687
John Ritter

John Ritter, Professor

OfficeOW137
Fax541.885.1654