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Ronald E. Miller

Professor and Chair, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Degrees:B.Sc., Manitoba Sc.M. and Ph.D., Brown University
Phone:613-520-2600 x 5703
Email:Ron.Miller@carleton.ca
Office:3135 ME
Website:http://ron_miller.mae.carleton.ca

Research Interests:

  • Computational Mechanics of Materials
  • Atomistic Modeling of Crystal Defects
  • High Temperature Deformation of Alloys
  • Carbon Nanotube Composites

Alternate website Modelling Materials

Research

Advanced materials for lightweight automotive applications; Effects of radiation on materials in nuclear reactors; Nano-mechanics; Multiscale and molecular dynamics simulations of metallic systems; High-performance computing applications of multi-scale modeling in materials science.

Activities

  • Carleton University Research Achievement Award 2005
  • Lady Davis Fellowship, Technion University, Haifa, Israel, 2004-2005
  • France-Canada Research Foundation Award 2006

Journal Articles

Research

Advanced materials for lightweight automotive applications; Effects of radiation on materials in nuclear reactors; Nano-mechanics; Multiscale and molecular dynamics simulations of metallic systems; High-performance computing applications of multi-scale modeling in materials science.

Activities

  • Carleton University Research Achievement Award 2005
  • Lady Davis Fellowship, Technion University, Haifa, Israel, 2004-2005
  • France-Canada Research Foundation Award 2006

Journal Articles

  1. R.E. Miller and E.B. Tadmor, “A unified framework and performance benchmark of fourteen multiscale atomistic/continuum coupling methods,” Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 17, art. 053001, 2009. Note: Topical Review
  2. Carlos Campana, K.P. Boyle and Ronald E. Miller, “Grain boundary motion assisted via radiation cascades in bcc Fe,” Physical Review B, 78(13) art. 134114, 2008.
  3. Behrouz Shiari and Ronald E. Miller, “Multiscale modeling of ductile crystals at the nanoscale subjected to cyclic indentation”, Acta Materialia, 56(12), pp. 2799-2809, 2008.
  4. Ronald E Miller and David Rodney, “On the nonlocal nature of dislocation nucleation during nanoindentation,” J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 56(4), pp. 1203-1223, 2008.
  5. Ronald E. Miller and Ellad B. Tadmor, “Hybrid Continuum Mechanics and Atomistic Methods for Simulating Materials Deformation and Failure”, MRS Bulletin, 32, pp 920-926, 2007. Note: Invited Review