Scott Beecher is an Engineering Fellow at Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, CT and a certification designee for the Federal Aviation Administration. He has worked over 40 years in the aerospace software development domain primarily between UTAS and Pratt & Whitney. He has been predominantly involved in software development and the certification process for Full Authority Digital Engine Controls (FADECs). He has most recently been working on the Next Generation Product Family (NGPF).
Mr. Beecher received a B.S. degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Connecticut in 1980. He has been inducted into the UCONN’s Academy of Distinguished Engineers. He received his M.S. degrees in Computer Science and Business Management from RPI, Hartford. He is currently president and a founding member of the UCONN Computer Science Engineering Advisory Board. For the past 13 years, he has been the software engineering instructor for the Federal Aviation Administration Academy, Oklahoma City, OK.