Shayne Aune

Adjunct Instructor I
Department of Engineering and Technology
College of Aeronautics

Areas of Expertise

Digital Circuit Design

Electrical Engineering

Systems Engineering

Program Management

RADAR Systems

Space Systems

Nuclear Systems

Military Intelligence

Military Operations (Joint Warfare)

Ionospheric Physics


  • M.S. - Master of Science in Electrical Engineering: Electro-Optics and Target Pattern Recognition, Air Force Institute of Technology-Graduate School of Engineering & Management
  • M. - Master in Military Operational Art and Science, Air University
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Western Governors University
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Western Governors University
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • A.A.S. - Associate of Applied Science in 21AL Communications Applications Technology, Community College of the Air Force

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) - International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium
  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certified - CompTIA
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management - Axelos
  • CIW Professional - CIW Certification Council
  • CompTIA Project+ Certified - CompTIA
  • Linux Essentials - Linux Professional Institute
  • CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist - CompTIA
  • CompTIA A+ Certified CE - CompTIA
  • CompTIA Security+ Certified ce - CompTIA
  • CompTIA Network+ Certified CE - CompTIA
  • Certified Acquisition Professional: Engineering Level III - Department of the Air Force
  • Certified Acquisition Professional: Science and Technology Manager Level II - Department of the Air Force
  • Certified Acquisition Professional: Program Management Level II - Department of the Air Force

CESC220 - Digital Circuit Design

CESC222 - Digital Circuit Design Lab

Comparison of Ray Tracing Through Ionospheric Models, Thesis, Presented to the Faculty, Department of Systems and Engineering Management, Graduate School of Engineering and Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Air University, Air Education and Training Command, In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, March 2006

United States Air Force Retired, 22.5 years Active Duty (10.5 years Enlisted, 12 years Commissioned Officer)

United States Army Corps of Engineers, Electrical Engineer (projected State-Licensed Professional Engineer by May 2017)

Embry-Riddle Instructor

Carpentry (Home Construction)

Professional Certifications:

-Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III Engineer

-DAWIA Level II Program Manager

-DAWIA Level II Science & Technology Manager

-Graduate Certificate in Measurements & Signatures Intelligence

-National Reconnaissance Office Level I Systems Engineer

-USAF Senior Intelligence Badge

-USAF Senior Acquisitions & Financial Management Badge

-USAF Basic Space Badge

Airman's Medal

Joint Service Commendation Medal

Air Force Commendation Medal (two oak leaf clusters)

Joint Service Achievement Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal (one oak leaf cluster)

Joint Meritorious Unit Award

National Defense Service Medal (with Service Star)

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Korean Defense Service Medal

Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal

Top Graduate, USAF Space 100

Top Graduate (Levitow Award), USAF Airman Leadership School

Top Graduate, USAF Electronic Systems Analysis Tech School

Magna Cum Laude, B.S.E.E., Virginia Tech

Senior Military Engineer Student of the Year