Knud E. Hermansen is an attorney, professional engineer, and professional land surveyor. His education includes a B.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, a M.S. in Civil Engineering (surveying and mapping emphasis) from the University of Wisconsin, and a J.D. from West Virginia University. Currently, Knud is a professor at the University of Maine and operates a consulting firm offering surveying, engineering, and legal services. Professional membership includes the National Society of Professional Surveyors, National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, National Lawyers Association, Maine State Bar Association, and the Maine Society of Land Surveyors. He is an author or co-author of the books titled: Maine Roads & Easements, Writing Legal Descriptions, Boundary Principles and Procedures for Pennsylvania, and A Partial Compendium of Rules & Regulations Pertaining to Single Family Residential Development in Maine.