Brett Hunter

Titles and Organizations

Assistant Professor and Associate Chair for Education
College of Engineering and Computing

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-6281
Building: Nguyen Engineering Building
Room 1703
Mail Stop: 4A7


Brett Hunter earned his PhD in Statistics from Colorado State University.  As a graduate student, he won multiple teaching awards and mentored junior graduate teaching assistants.  His research interests include statistical computing, extreme value theory, and biometric human recognition.  For his dissertation, he worked with computer scientists that had developed a facial recognition algorithm to determine what characteristics in pairs of photographs of different people might commonly lead to false matches.


  • PhD, Statistics, Colorado State University