Professor Moore received his B.S. degree in Chemistry in 1984 and his Ph.D. in Materials Science in 1989 from the University of Illinois. Thereafter, he was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at Caltech and an assistant professor at the University of Michigan before joining the faculty in 1993. Professor Moore is the author of over 300 publications, a Fellow of the American Chemical Society, a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Chemical Society.