Joe Moore teaches across the Civil and Environmental Engineering program at Carnegie Mellon University. After undergrad at Wabash College, where he studied biology and French, Moore taught high school science through Teach For America in the Chicago Public Schools. He found engineering by writing about water resources in the American Southwest.

As a Ph.D. student studying the interactions between engineered nanomaterials and bacteria, he earned a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and was selected as a National Academy of Sciences and Engineering Science Ambassador. He is passionate about active and interdisciplinary engineering education, mentoring and supporting students, especially those from marginalized communities, running, and his family.



Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

M.S., Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

BA, Biology and French, Wabash College

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Integrating the built, natural, and information environments

Students in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Junior Projects course worked with a team of local professionals to develop plans to transform the four-block span of Craig Street between Fifth and Forbes Avenues into a great college town street.