Ext : 5405
Email: linda.velez@upr.edu
Office: CI-011B
Education

MS in Geodetic Science, Ohio State  University, Sep. 1981

BSCE, University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez, May 1975

Academic Experience
  • Professor, 2001
  • Associate Professor, 1994
  • Assistant Professor, 1989
  • Professor at the Polytechnic Univ. of Puerto Rico Land Surveying Program, 1982 to 1985
  • Ad Honorem Professor at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus at the Geography Department, 1983
  • Professor and Program Coordinator at the Turabo University of Puerto Rico, Land Surveying Program at the Mathematics Department – Gurabo, PR; 1978 to 1979
Non-Academic Experience
  • Undersecretary of the Department of Transportation and Public Works, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Acting Secretary during January 1, 1989 to March 3, 1989.  Apr 1986 to Mar 1989.
  • Partner of Antonio Hernández Virella & Associates; 1983 to 1986
  • Civil Engineer at the Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority, San Juan, PR; 1978-1983
  • Civil Engineer at the Department of Transportation & Public Works, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Flood Control Area; 1975-1978
Honors & Awards
  • 2009 Distinguished Collegiate by the Professional Surveyor Institute of the “Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de  Puerto Rico”
  • 1997 Distinguished Collegiate by the Mayagüez Chapter of the “Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de  Puerto Rico”
  • Illustrios Women Room of the Puerto Rico Senate, Tally with the name of  Linda L. Vélez in the Engineering Field
  • 1996 Fellow of the  Society of  Women Engineers
  • 1996 Distinguished  Work in Land Surveying Six Land Use and Land Cover of Guánica  Dry Forest by the “Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de  Puerto Rico”
Publications
  • “Investigación aplicada en Puerto Rico y la nivelación” and “Evolución de la Agrimensura en Puerto Rico:1846-2015” Presented and Published on the Procceding (ISBN 978-959-247-136-8) at the “VII CONVENCION DE AGRIMENSURA” at La Habana, Cuba on September 24, 2015
  • “Marcos de Referencia y su Rol en la Georeferenciacion: Caso Fortin de San Jeronimo” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the SIRGAS 2015 (“SIstema de Referencia Geocentrico para Las AmericaS”) at Santo Domingo, República Dominicana on November 20, 2015
  • “Sustentando Tracto Registral con imágenes de Google:
  • Caso Labrada” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the PRYSIG 2016 (“Presepcion Remota Y Sistemas de Informacion Geografica”) at UPR-Mayaguez, PR on October 7, 2016, sponsor by Co-Hemis
  • “HITOS CONMEMORATIVOS MARCANDO LA 4TA DIMENSION” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the PRYSIG 2017 (“Presepcion Remota Y Sistemas de Informacion Geografica”) at UPR-Mayaguez, PR on December 8, 2017, sponsor by Co-Hemis
  • “NEW DATUMS FOR PUERO RICO AND VIRGIN SLANDS (PR&VI) FOR THE 2022:
  • HOW TO BE PREPARED? Presented at the Conference of the Institute of Civil Engineering of the CIAPR – Mage Viernes Civil 2018 at Puerto Rico Convention Center at San Juan, PR on April 2018
  • “DATUMS: COORDINATES & HEIGHTS – EXPERIENCE IN ISABEL II, MUNICIPAL ISLAND OF VIEQUES, PUERTO RICO” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the PRYSIG 2018 (“Presepcion Remota Y Sistemas de Informacion Geografica”) at UPR-Mayaguez, PR on October 12, 2018, sponsor by Co-Hemis