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Dr Brian Whiting

Principal Lecturer & Leader, Surveying

Architecture, Computing and Engineering (ACE), Engineering

Brian has a B.Sc. (Hons.) Land Surveying Sciences at North East London Polytechnic and have worked in both the land surveying and offshore/hydrographic industries.  His PhD research was in the Optimisation of the Design of Geodetic Networks. During his time as a lecturer, Brian was awarded a secondment which he spent with  British Petroleum's Surveyiing and Cartography Division  and Global Surveys Ltd. where he developed his knowledge and skills of GPS and offshore seismic investigation.  Brian has been external examiner for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and research degrees.  He was the Honorary Treasurer and later Council Member of The Hydrographic Society for it's International Operations.   A Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (FInstCES) and member of its Regional Committtee.  He was awarded a Fellowship and Emeritus Membership of The Hydrographic Society (FHydSoc) and is a Member of the Royal Institute of Navigation (MRIN).

  • EB 1.84, Docklands Campus
    School of Architecture Computing and Engineering (ACE)
    University of East London
    4-6 University Way
    E16 2RD
  • +442082232515


    Industrial applications of GNSS
    3D modelling: Laser Scanning & Photogrammetry
    Deformation Monitoring
    BIM / Infrastructure Management


    Level 4: Land & Construction Surveying,
    Level 5: GNSS (Satellite Based Positioning) & Coordinate Reference Systems
    Level 6: Sea Surveying,
    Level 6:Surveying Project Design and Implementation,
    Level 6:Management & Professional Studies,
    Level 6: Dissertation

    BSc Surveying and Mapping Sciences
    BSc Civil Engineering & Surveying
    BSc Civil Engineering
    BSc Construction Management
    BEng Civil Engineering