Scott Munro

Associate Professor, Southern Utah University

For more than 25 years, Dr. Scott Munro has been developing new aerospace technologies. His work has included test-cell acoustics, advanced resonant liner research, cutting torch technology, and jet and airframe noise.

Prior to joining Southern Utah University in 2015, Dr. Munro worked at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division at China Lake, California. His responsibilities included providing test support and program guidance to Navy programs relative to acoustic noise. He served as chief engineer for the Counter Air Future Naval Capability (CAFNC) program, developing an advanced rocket motor for the AMRAAM missile and was program manager for the In-House Independent Research (ILIR) program, NAWCWD’s largest basic research program. During his last two years at NAWCD, Dr. Munro served as deputy director of the Irregular Warfare Technology Office, overseeing technology development and integration projects for a wide range of military applications.

At SUU, Dr. Munro teaches engineering courses including statics, fluids, and vibrations. He is advisor to the Rocketbirds, a student group that participates in the annual Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Purdue University, both in aeronautical and astronautical engineering. From Georgia Institute of Technology, he received his Ph.D. in aerospace engineering.

Location: Cedar City, UT, United State