Michael Moats

ADVANCE awards first department enhancement grants

Posted by on February 6, 2024

Four proposals were selected for funding through S&T’s ADVANCE Program’s Department Enhancement Grant initiative. These grants help departments implement strategies to reduce inequities and enhance the departmental climate, especially in the recruitment, retention and advancement of women. 

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Moat testifies before House subcommittee on ‘America’s Critical Minerals Crisis’

Posted by on March 7, 2023

Dr. Michael Moats, chair of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, appeared before a U.S. House of Representatives panel Thursday, Feb. 9, to provide expert testimony on critical minerals production in the United States and the impact of foreign production of these minerals to the U.S.

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Newest Kummer Ignition grants fund 12 research projects

Posted by on February 7, 2023

Diagnosing a disease from your wearable. Making electrical infrastructure more resilient. Predicting catastrophic events. These innovations and more could result from the latest round of Kummer Ignition Grants for Research and Innovation at Missouri S&T.

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Moats speaks at energy economics conference

Posted by on September 6, 2022

Dr. Michael Moats, participated in a virtual round table on critical minerals at the International Association of Energy Economics International Conference held in Tokyo, Japan.

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In the news: 2D computer chips, infrastructure ethics, space race, mining for clean energy, hackers

Posted by on August 3, 2021

Marcus Dodson, editor and publisher of Architectural West Magazine, quoted S&T researcher Dr. Shane Epting in his editorial, “Editor’s Desk: Ethical Infrastructure,” published in July.

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Moats named interim chair of materials science and engineering

Posted by on July 14, 2021

Dr. Michael Moats, professor of metallurgical engineering and director of the Thomas J. O’Keefe Institute at Missouri S&T, has been named interim chair of materials science and engineering, effective July 12.

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In the news: Machine learning security, ethics of new infrastructure, dirty secret of clean energy, ‘hijacking’ word origin

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Dr. Sajal Das, the Daniel C. St. Clair Endowed Chair and professor of computer science, was interviewed for Brian T. Horowitz’s article “Researchers Eye Machine Learning to Secure IoT Data” published April 5 in StateTech.

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Moats to discuss adventures with chemical metallurgy

Posted by on March 11, 2021

Dr. Michael Moats will present a chemistry seminar titled “Adventures in Chemical Metallurgy” 4-5 p.m. Monday, March 15, in G3 Schrenk Hall (socially distanced seating and facial coverings required) and via Zoom.

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Outstanding teaching awards go to 44 faculty

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Forty-four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-20 and 35 faculty members received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation. Additionally two faculty members are being honored with the Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients are:

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Professors pen policy brief for G-20

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei and Dr. Michael Moats co-authored a policy brief for the T-20, which is the policy think-tank for the G-20 summits.

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