Elgin, Knowles & Senne, Inc.

310 E. 6th St.
Rolla, MO 65401








Dr. Joseph H. Senne, PE



Professor Emeritus Joseph H. Senne is Professor Emeritus and the former Chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR), formerly the Missouri School of Mines (MSM). He received the degrees B.S.C.E. from Washington University (St. Louis), M.S.C.E. from MSM, and Ph.D. from Iowa State.

With a wide academic and consulting background in engineering, surveying, orbital mechanics and astronomy, a few of his more interesting surveying/astronomy consulting projects have included: Consultant to establish precise astronomic coordinates for the Feather Ridge Observatory, consultant in orbital mechanics to develop tracking programs for communication satellites, and consultant on precision alignment of magnet units for a 95 meter radius proton synchrotron.

Dr. Senne is the past vice president of the International Occultation Timing Association which is involved in precise timing of lunar total. The International Occulatation Timing Association is also involved in grazing occultations of stars by asteroids.

Author of numerous papers, Dr. Senne is a member of ASPRS, ASCE, ASEE, NSPE, MSPE, The Society of Sigma Xi, Chi Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi and American Men of Science. He is a computer "bug."





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