Melany L. Hunt

Dotty and Dick Hayman Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., University of Minnesota, 1983; M.S., University of California, 1985; Ph.D., 1987. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1988-95; Associate Professor, 1995-2001; Professor, 2001-2011; Kenan Professor, 2012-13; Hayman Professor, 2013-; Executive Officer, 2002-2007; Vice Provost, 2007-14.

Email: huntSymbolatcaltech.edu

Tel: 626-395-4231

265 Gates-Thomas Laboratory MC 104-44 Pasadena, CA 91125

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Research Overview

Professor Hunt focuses on heat transfer and fluid mechanics associated with granular and particulate flows, fluidized beds, and porous media; convective flows in buoyancy driven flows, rotating machinery, and complex fluid systems.

List of Research Areas

multi-phase flows, convective heat transfer

Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering