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consultant , Engineering educator

Howard Turner, engineering educator, consultant. Achievements include development of surveying engineering program at Cal Poly Pomona. Named Educator of the Year, Bentley Systems, 2007; recipient Minority Institution Equipment award, Air Force Office Science Research, 2001, Curriculam Development award, National Science Foundation, 2001, Department Of Defense Equipment award, Army Research Office, 2006.


Turner, Howard Son of Herbert Mitchell Turner and Dorothy Irwin.


Bachelor of Science, Birkbeck College, London, 1968. Master of Science, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1970. Graduate Diploma in Photogrammetry, University College London, 1971.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Waterloo, 1975.


Land surveyor McConnell Maughan, Oakville, Canada, 1977—1981. Photogrammetrist Canada Marconi, Montreal, 1981—1982. Assistant professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1983—1988.

Professor California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, since 1988. Consultant Gale Research, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 1998—1998, World Book Encyclopedia, Chicago, Illinois, 1992, McGraw Hill, Trenton, New Jersey, 1996, Southern California Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Walnut, 1989—1990, California Foundation Land Surveying Education, Tustin, California, 1989—2000, Psomas & Associates, Louisiana, 1990—1991, Magellan Systems, San Dimas, California, 1991—1993, Caltrans, Sacramento, 1992, Earth Vectors, Costa Mesa, California, 1993—1993, Westech College, Pomona, 1994, Kelar Corporation, San Diego, 1995, Bureau of Economic Analysis Systems, 1998, Geofon, Diamond Bar, 1998—2000, Psomas & Associates, Costa Mesa, 1998—2002, Prizm Group, Norco, 2002—2004, Marshall Engineering, Glendora, 2004—2005, Land Design Consultants, Pasadena, since 2005. Expert witness Superior Court,Louisiana, Chatsworth, 2003, Harry J Gerrity Law Office, West Hills, 2005—2005, Bruce Graham Law Office, Westlake Village, 2005, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, San Diego, 2006, Thorsnes Bartolotta & McGuire, La Jolla, 2006—2007, Robert E. Weiss Law Office, West Covina, California, 1992—1993.

Consultant Bentley Systems, Exton, Pennsylvania, 2004—2006.


  • Achievements include development of surveying engineering program at Cal Poly Pomona.


Fellow: Institute Advancement Engineering. Member: Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors.


Married Carol Lynn Lane, January 4, 1988.

Herbert Mitchell Turner

Dorothy Irwin

Carol Lynn Lane