NSPS YSN Secretary
Jacob Heck, Ph.D.
Jacob Heck is a Geodesist (GNSS Researcher) in the Geosciences Research Division at NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey in Silver Spring, Maryland. He has a B.S. in Surveying Engineering from Michigan Technological University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Geodetic Science from The Ohio State University. Prior to coming to NGS in 2016, he was a graduate research associate in the Geodesy and Geodynamics group at Ohio State, he performed GPS and gravity fieldwork in Bolivia, Antarctica, and Chile. Before that he worked as a surveyor for county and state governments, as well as a private company. Outside of NSPS, Jacob is active with the American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS) as well as the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG), the Maryland Society of Surveyors (MSS) and their affiliated Young Surveyors groups.