Dr. Emily Hunt

Emily Hunt, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Office: Engineering Building 122
Phone: 806-651-5257

Professional Profile

Dr. Hunt joined the College of 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.