Dr. Gene V. Roe is the founder of MPN Components, Inc., a 20-year-old geomatics consulting firm specializing in strategic market research and technology development. He is also the Founder of LiDAR News a leading, 3D laser scanning publication. Gene Roe has been involved with geomatics his entire career as a Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor. He is the current Chair of the ASTM E57.04 Data Interoperability Subcommittee for 3D Imaging Systems, which completed 10 years of work on a terrestrial laser scanning data exchange format that has been widely adopted. During his career he has focused on the development and adoption of innovative technologies such as CAD, GIS, GPS and most recently 3D laser scanning, primarily for the transportation industry.

Articles by Gene

Younger Geospatial Professional of the Year Award for 2019

LiDAR News and SPAR 3D are excited to announce that they will be hosting the inaugural Younger Geospatial Professional of…

An Invitation to Younger (and Older) Geospatial Professionals

A core group of Younger Geospatial Professionals (YGPs) would like to take this opportunity to invite you, regardless of your…

GIS and Geomatics Mentors

On the Importance of Mentoring in Geomatics

I guess I was lucky. It seems to me that I always wanted to be a civil engineer, but if…