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Ronald Miller

Professor and Chair, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

    Email:ron.miller@carleton.ca
    Phone:613-520-2600, ext. 5703
    Building:Mackenzie, Room 3130
    Department:Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Degrees:B.Sc., Manitoba Sc.M. and Ph.D., Brown University

    Biography

    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