Emily Boyd

Emily Boyd

Pronouns: She/her/hers
Teaching Professor

Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

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PhD, University of Texas, 2014
MSME, University of Missouri, 2008
BSME, University of Missouri, 2006


Teaches thermal fluids sciences and lab experimentation


Emily Boyd joined Washington University in St. Louis in 2015. She specializes in thermofluids sciences, teaching courses in fluid dynamics and heat transfer. She also coordinates the Washington University Summer Engineering Fellowship program, which provides research experience for undergraduate students.

Boyd has researched methods for increasing the efficiency of gas turbine engines, focusing on film cooling. She conducted proprietary experimental research for gas turbine engine manufacturers such as Pratt & Whitney, G.E. Energy, G.E. Aviation, and Siemens.