Ameri Gurley is a lecturer of Civil Engineering at Texas Tech University. She earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees at Texas Tech and has been teaching here for nearly 20 years and is a new inductee into the Teaching Academy here at Tech. Ameri's degrees focused on wind science and engineering and she played her part in the early phases of the wind institute here at Texas Tech. Ameri specializes in the mechanics courses of engineering preferring to teach the foundational courses for multiple degree paths. She has always found joy in helping students understand the material concepts from which their degrees will grow.