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LT Sean Munnis
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Engineering Department
15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320
LT Sean Munnis
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Instructor
Department of Engineering
U.S. Coast Guard Academy

LT Sean Munnis graduated from the U. S. Coast Guard Academy in 2007 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. His first assignment was as an Engineer Officer in Training aboard USCGC Chase (WHEC 718) in San Diego, California. He then attended MIT where he graduated in May 2011 with dual master's degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. LT Munnis was then assigned as a Port Engineer for the Surface Forces Logistics Center’s Long Range Enforcer Product Line in Charleston, South Carolina where he was responsible for the project management of depot level maintenance on two 378-foot cutters (CGC Dallas and CGC Gallatin). He also acted as the Executive Officer at the Naval Engineering Support Unit Charleston until its decommissioning in 2012. LT Munnis is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of South Carolina and is a practicing Program Management Professional. LT Munnis reported to the USCGA in 2014. 

  • M.S., Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2011
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2011
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, May 2007

Courses Taught:
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Statics and Engineering Design
  • Dynamics

Selected Publications and Presentations:
  • Wang, Y., Wong, V., Sappok, A., Munnis, S. “The Sensitivity of DPF Performance to the Spatial Distribution of Ash Inside DPF Inlet Channels” No. 2013-01-1584. Society of Automotive Engineers Technical Paper, 2013.
  • Sappok, A., Munnis, S., Wong, V. "Individual and synergistic effects of lubricant additive components on diesel particulate filter ash accumulation and performance." ASME 2012 Internal Combustion Engine Division Spring Technical Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2012.

  • 2015 Naval Order Award Winner
  • Certified Program Management Professional (PMP)
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, South Carolina