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Dr Karl Bretreger

Senior Lecturer

School of Engineering (Surveying)

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise

Surveying, use of electronic distance meters, geodesy, positioning using satellites, particularly the Global Positioning System (GPS); Use of different coordinate systems and the transformations between them, the calibration and testing of electronic distance meters, the development of testing facilities for these instruments & Gravity measurements on the earths surface can detect and map underground mass anomalies, such as tunnels and mines.


Qualifications

  • PhD, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Surveying (Honours), University of New South Wales

Keywords

  • Engineering
  • Gravity
  • Surveying

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
091599Interdisciplinary Engineering not elsewhere classified100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2014 - Senior LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Conference (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
1998Mitchell HL, Bretreger K, 'Facing The Datum Change: Nuts-And-Bolts Issues for the Practising Surveyor', Southern Exposure, Launceston, Tasmania (1998) [E2]
Co-authorsHarvey Mitchell
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Dr Karl Bretreger

Position

Senior Lecturer
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Focus area

Surveying

Contact Details

Emailkarl.bretreger@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4921 6051
Fax(02) 4921 6991

Office

RoomEA122
BuildingEngineering A
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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