Emily M. Hunt, Ph.D.
Acting Dean, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Office: Engineering Building, Room 122
Dr. Hunt joined the College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering in 2005. She received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University in 2001, 2002 and 2005, respectively.
Teaching and Related Service
Dr. Hunt teaches primarily in the thermal fluid sciences including fluid mechanics and thermodynamics. She is the author of Nanostructured Metallic Alloys: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications and the popular children’s book Engineering Elephants. She has coauthored several publications and has made numerous presentations as an invited speaker, both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Hunt is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, Materials Research Society, and the American Society of Engineering Education and serves as the adviser for the student sections of ASME and SWE at WTAMU.
Research and Creative Activity
Dr. Hunt's research interests include energetic/explosive material reactions and synthesis, high-speed infrared imaging, and engineering education and assessment. She currently holds two patents for work in developing novel nanostructured materials.
Dr. Hunt is a graduate of Canyon High School and enjoys being home again at WTAMU. She is actively involved at Hillside Christian Church and Canyon Education Foundation. Her interests include reading and spending time with her family.