Emerita Professor, Biological and Environmental Engineering
Jean Hunter is an Emerita Professor in the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering. Her research interests include bioprocess and food engineering, with applications including space life support.
D. Eng. Sci. Columbia University 1987
Master of Science Columbia University 1982
Bachelor of Science M.I.T. 1976
Professor Hunter’s research group has worked on design of food processing and waste management systems for long-term space colonies; microbial and enzymatic methods for reclamation of food and agricultural wastes; and systems analysis in the areas of process optimization, process cost estimation, and system modeling.