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David W. Scott
External Adjunct Associate ProfessorStructural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials
Dr. David W. Scott is a native of southeast Georgia. He received Bachelor's, Masters, and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech. After graduation, Dr. Scott accepted a position as a Research Engineer with the U.S. Army Engineer Research And Development Center (ERDC). Dr. Scott's primary duties were to perform and direct basic and applied research in support of U.S. Army civilian and military missions in the United States and abroad. In August of 2000, Dr. Scott left federal service to join Georgia Tech Savannah as an Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering. Dr. Scott's major research focus is the analysis and design of fiber-reinforced polymeric (FRP) materials in civil engineering. He has authored several papers in a variety of technical journals, and has served as an invited presenter at conferences both in the United States and abroad. He is a recipient of the Dow Chemical Award for Excellence in Composites Research, as well as a Commendation for Technical Excellence from the U.S. Army. In 2003, he received a Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award from the Georgia Institute of Technology's Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.