Paul B. Moore

Paul B. Moore
  • BS Chemistry 1962

Dr. Moore graduated from Michigan Tech in 1962 with a B.S. degree in Chemistry. After obtaining his M.S. and Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University of Chicago he embarked on a distinguished career in mineralogy.

Currently, Paul Moore is Professor Emeritus, Geophysical Sciences, of the University of Chicago. He has named 35 new species of mineral since 1965, thirteen of which he initially discovered himself. He is the author of 200 research publications and has named the most species of certified new minerals of any investigator in contemporary mineralogy.

From 1997 Induction to the College of Sciences and Arts Academy