O’Keefe chairs materials science and engineering

Matthew J. O’Keefe, MetE’85, professor of metallurgical engineering at Missouri S&T and former director of the Materials Research Center, became chair of materials science and
engineering in March.

A member of the S&T faculty since 1999, O’Keefe teaches courses in metallurgical engineering and ceramic engineering, and he has active research projects in thin films, coatings, environmentally friendly processing and characterization of materials.

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