Scott retired with over 26 years of active Army service as an Engineering Officer. During his Army career he served in a variety of troop leadership and teaching assignments at Ft Bragg, NC, Germany, Korea, West Point, and Afghanistan. He spent over 9 years on the faculty in the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at West Point. He graduated with a BS from the US Military Academy, a MS in Civil Engineering, a MS in Engineering Management, and a PhD in Civil Engineering from Stanford University (a Yellow Ribbon school). While in the Military he graduated from Airborne, Jumpmaster, and Ranger schools and is a mater parachutist. Currently, he is Director, Graduate Professional Development in the Graduate School of Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.