Associate Teaching Professor
E2437M Lafferre Hall
Mike Klote is an associate teaching professor for both Engineering and Information Technology and Industrial and Systems Engineering. Klote brings over 45 years of mechanical, electrical and mechatronics experience to both programs. He couples that industrial experience with over 35 years of experience teaching industrial technology.
Klote previously worked for the College of Engineering for 28 years, with most of that time serving as the College’s Manager of Technical Labs and their Facilities Manager. After early retirement in 2014, he started Moberly Area Community College’s highly successful Mechatronics program. He has taught for the Columbia Area Career Center, Moberly Area Community College and MU.
Klote has designed and implemented more than 30 state-of-the-art industrial technology labs, including a recent Columbia maker space. He specializes in designing and fabricating customized industrial training systems, instrumentation and tailored curriculum.
AAS DeVry Institute
B.A. Columbia College
M.A. University of Missouri