Scott Yamashita is the Director of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering for the Western Region at Martin Defense Group. He oversees a staff of nine engineers supporting the research and design of various maritime technologies ranging from small boats, to larger vessels, to amphibious vehicles.
Scott has 20 years of experience with MDG specializing in conceptual design, modeling and simulation, and prototype construction oversight of various technology demonstrators. Prior to joining Martin Defense Group, he worked for nine years as a civil engineer for a local firm where he earned his license as a professional engineer.
Scott was born and raised in Hawaii and received a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott Arizona. He is the co-inventor on several patents for marine technology.