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Steven Moore, Ph.D. Print
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

PO Box 13750

Telephone: 520-322-0118, ext. 205
Fax: 520-327-0175


Dr. Moore is chief executive officer (CEO) of Science Approach, LLC, a small business dedicated to introducing data discovery to learners of all ages. He is one of Science Approach's four founding members. He has held that position since 2002.

From 2000-2007, Dr. Moore served as the executive director of the Center for Image Processing in Education (CIPE). He holds a Ph.D. in renewable natural resources studies and sociology from the University of Arizona; has an M.B.A. in accounting and human resources management from the University of Illinois, Chicago; graduate training in depth psychology and marriage and family counseling from the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California; and has a B.A. in biology from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

As CEO of Science Approach and executive director of CIPE, Dr. Moore has developed expertise in paper and media-based instructional design for grades K-16; e-Learning design for grades K-16; two-dimensional and volumetric image analysis; geographic information systems; development of online image analysis tools; online statistical analysis tools; product development for K-12 and college markets; collaborating with scientists to develop educational materials; face-to-face and online professional development for K-16 teachers; content management system design; learning management system design; user-centered design; and project evaluation.

Dr. Moore has served as the principal investigator (PI) for eighteen federally and privately funded projects: (1) Channel Mappers: GIS Materials, Professional Development, and Follow-Up Support for Implementing Meaningful Watershed Experiences in the Channel Islands Region (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA]); (2) CoastLines (National Science Foundation [NSF]/Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers); (3) Consortium for Optics and Imaging Education (NSF/Advanced Technological Education); (4) Exploring Data with GIS to Experience Sanctuaries (NOAA); (5) Mapping an Ocean Sanctuary (NSF/Geoscience Education); (6) Mapping Ocean Sanctuaries (National Geographic Society); (7-8) NeuroVisions: Teaching Neuroscience with Neuroimaging Data (Phase I and Phase II) (National Institutes of Health [NIH]/National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH]); (9) NIH Biotechnologist: Authentic Exploration of Biotechnology in Health Science (NIH/National Library of Medicine [NLM]); (10) Ocean Explorers: GIS, IPA, and Ocean Science for IT Literacy and Skills (NSF/ITEST); (11) Simplified Image Management and Processing Learning Environment for Science (SIMPLE Science) (NSF/National Science Digital Library); (12) Visualizing Addiction (NIH/National Institute of Drug Abuse); (13-14) Powers of Inquiry: Using Image Analysis to Explore Environmental Health Science (Phase I and Phase II) (NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Science); (15) Visual Instruction Support for Inquiry-based Odysseys in the NASA Explorer Schools (VISIONES) (NASA); (16-17) Volumetric Imaging Science for Instruction of an Open Nature (VISION) (Phase I and Phase II) (NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development[NICHD]); and (18) VoxelDiscovery 5-8: Engaging the Middle Grades in Visualization of the Nervous System.

Dr. Moore has served as the evaluator for four federally funded projects: (1) Satellite Observations in Science Education project (NASA); Making Everybody Count (NSF); Family Math (NASA); and the Image Processing for Teaching in Advanced Technological Education project of the Center for Image Processing in Education (NSF).

Dr. Moore has served on numerous proposal review panels: Coalition to Increase Minority Degrees: 1992-1996; Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Education Grants: 2003. National Science Foundation: 16 panels during 2002-2012; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration B-WET Program (2006); and National Institutes of Health (2009, 2011-2012).


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