Dr. Francelina A. Neto


Director of Semester Conversion

California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Office: 98-T8-6 (CLA 8th Floor)

Campus extension x5549 or x5548

From off-campus: (909) 979-5549 or 979-5548 




2013 Bentley Educator of the Year

2011 HERS Alumna


Education and Licenses


California Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

2000 - Professional Land Surveyor




University of London, University College London

1993 - Ph.D. in Photogrammetry

London, UK



University of London, University College London and Imperial College of Sciences and technology

1989 - M.Sc. in Remote Sensing

London, UK



University of Porto

1987 - B.Eng. in Geomatics Eng.

Porto, Portugal



Ordem dos Engenheiros

1987- Land Surveyor Registration / License









Academic Employment





03/14 present

Cal Poly Pomona

Semester Conversion Director



06/10 06/14

Cal Poly Pomona, Civil Engineering Department

Professor and Chair



09/06 06/10

Professor and Associate Chair



09/02 present




09/98 09/02

Associate Professor



04/97 09/97

Jet Propulsion Laboratory / California Institute of Technology

Invited Researcher



12/93 08/98

University of Porto, Department of Applied Mathematics / Geo Engineering

Assistant Professor



09/89 11/93

Part-time Lecturer



09/87 09/89

Full time lecturer



09/86 09/87

Lab Monitor and Teaching Assistant




Scholarly Interests:

Incorporation of 3D data collection systems and visualization techniques in the engineering curriculum.

Photogrammetry and GIS techniques to create 3D models and databases of terrestrial objects of importance and/or archaeological sites. Work under the goals of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Commission V, Working Group V/5 World Cultural Heritage and Information Systems.


Scientific, Professional and Honor Societies (active MEMBERSHIP)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

ASCE Geomatics Division Education Committee Chair

Phi Beta Delta (International Scholars Honor Society)

California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA)

American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)