In the following lists of research contributions, the names of students and post-docs are shown underlined.

Books:

Modeling Materials: Continuum, Atomistic and Multiscale Techniques” E.B. Tadmor and R.E. Miller, Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics: From Fundamental Concepts to Governing Equations” E.B. Tadmor, R.E. Miller and R.S. Elliott, Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Contributed Papers in Refereed Journals (submitted):

  1. Nuwan Dewapriya and Ronald Miller, “Comparison of Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Shock Propagation and Spallation in Amorphous Polymers with Corresponding Experimental Results,” submitted to Macromolecules, March 2021.

Contributed Papers in Refereed Journals (published):

  1. Nuwan Dewapriya and Ronald Miller, “Nanoscale Energy Absorption Mechanisms of Ultrathin Multilayer Structures Under Ballistic Impact Loading,” Computational Materials Science, accepted, 2021.
  2. Nuwan Dewapriya and Ronald Miller, “Molecular Dynamics Study of the Penetration Resistance of Multilayer Polymer/Ceramic Nanocomposites Under Supersonic Projectile Impacts,” Extreme Mechanics Letters, 44, 101238, 2021. (https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1chNj8MuOh8CpN)
  3. Zheng Liu, Xin Wang, Ronald Miller, Jiaqi Hu and Xu Chen “Ductile fracture properties of 16MND5 bainitic forging steel under different in-plane and out-of-plane constraint conditions: experiments and predictions,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 241, 107359, 2021. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2020.107359)
  4. Nuwan Dewapriya and Ronald Miller, “Superior Dynamic Penetration Resistance of Nanoscale Multilayer Polymer/Metal Films,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, 87(12): 121009, 2020. (https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4048319)
  5. Rafaela Aguiar, Ronald Miller and Oren Petel “Synthesis and Characterization of Partially Silane-Terminated Polyurethanes Reinforced with Acid-Treated Halloysite Nanotubes for Transparent Armour Systems,” Scientific Reports, 10:13805, 2020. (open access)
  6. Nuwan Dewapriya and Ronald Miller, “Molecular dynamics study of the mechanical behaviour of ultrathin polymer-metal multilayers under extreme dynamic conditions,” Computational Materials Science, 184, 109951, 2020. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2020.109951)
  7. Manura Liyanage, Ronald Miller and Nimal Rajapakse, “Denuded zones in zirconium pressure vessels: oxygen’s role examined via multi-scale diffusion model,” Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 28, 065005, 2020. (https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-651X/ab99cf)
  8. Chris Bassindale, Ronald Miller and Xin Wang, “Effect of single initial overload and mean load on the low-cycle fatigue life of normalized 300M alloy steel,” International Journal of Fatigue, 130, 105273, 2020. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2019.105273)
  9. Manura Liyanage, Ronald Miller and Nimal Rajapakse, “First principles study of hydrogen in lead zirconate titanate,” Smart Materials and Structures, 28, 034002, 2019. (https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/aafeed)
  10. Manura Liyanage, Ronald Miller and Nimal Rajapakse, “Multi-scale approach for determining hydrogen diffusivity in zirconium,” Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 26, 085002, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-651X/aae2c8)
  11. Jean-François Joly and Ronald Miller, “Density Functional Theory Rate Calculation of Hydrogen Abstraction Reactions of N‐Phenyl-α-naphthylamine Antioxidants,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 57, pp 876–880, 2018. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.7b04073)
  12. Gibson, Joshua; Srivilliputhur, Srinivasan; Baskes, Michael; Miller, Ronald; Wilson, Angela, “A multi-state modified embedded atom method potential for titanium”, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 25, 015010, 2017. (https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-651X/25/1/015010)
  13. Ronald E. Miller, Ellad B. Tadmor, Joshua S. Gibson, Noam Bernstein, and Fabio Pavia, “Molecular Dynamics at Constant Cauchy Stress,”  J. Chem. Phys. 144, 184107,  2016. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4948711)
  14. Behrouz Shiari and Ronald E. Miller, “Multiscale Modeling of Crack Initiation and Propagation at the Nanoscale,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 88, pp 35-49, 2016.(doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2015.12.003)
  15. Carlos Campana and Ronald E. Miller, “Transiting the molecular potential energy surface along low energy pathways: The TRREAT algorithm,”  Journal of Computational Chemistry, 34, pp 2502-2513 2013. (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jcc.23408/abstract)
  16. Carlos Campana and Ronald E. Miller, “Performance properties of liquid hexane and derived polar by-products of hexane autoxidation: molecular dynamics calculations using the Trappe-UA force field,” Molecular Simulation, 39, pp 882-894, 2013. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927022.2013.775439)
  17. E. B.Tadmor, F. Legoll, W. K. Kim, L. M. Dupuy and R. E. Miller, “Finite-Temperature Quasicontinuum,” Applied Mechanics Review, 65, 010803 (27 pages), 2013. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4023013)
  18. R.W.L Fong, R. Miller, H.J. Saari, S.C. Vogel, “Crystallographic Texture and Volume Fraction of alpha and beta Phases in Zr-2.5Nb Pressure Tube Material During Heating and Cooling,” Metall. Mater. Trans. A43(3), pp. 806-821, 2012.
  19. R.W.L. Fong, H. Saari, R. Miller, J. Teutsch, and S.C. Vogel, “A Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) Study of Phase Changes in an As-Received Zr-2.5Nb Pressure Tube Material during Continuous Heating and Cooling,” Mater. Sci. Forum706-709, 853-858 (2012).
  20. E. B. Tadmor, R. S. Elliott, J. P. Sethna, R. E. Miller and C. A. Becker, “The Potential of Atomistic Simulations and the Knowledgebase of Interatomic Models,” J. of Materials63(7), pp. 17-17, 2011.
  21. 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.
  22. Ishraq Shabib and Ronald E. Miller, “Deformation characteristics and stress-strain response of nanotwinned copper via molecular dynamics simulation,” Acta Materialia, 57(3), pp. 4364-4373 (2009).
  23. I.Shabib,and R.E. Miller, “A molecular dynamics study of twin width, grain size and temperature effects on the toughness of 2D-columnar nanotwinned copper,” Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 17(5) Art. #055009 (2009).
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Behrouz Shiari, Ronald E. Miller and Dennis Klug, “Multiscale Modeling of Materials at the Nanoscale: A Dynamic Approach,” Canadian Journal of Physics86, pp. 391-400, 2008.
  27. 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.
  28. Amit Acharya, Armand Beaudoin and Ron Miller, “New Perspectives in Plasticity Theory: Dislocation Nucleation, Waves, and Partial Continuity of Plastic Strain Rate”, Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 13; p. 292, 2008.
  29. Shiari, B., Miller, R., and Klug, D.,Multiscale Modeling of Material Removal Processes at the Nanoscale,” J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 55, pp. 2384-2405, 2007.
  30. L. Kucherov, E.B. Tadmor and R.E. Miller, “Umbrella spherical integration: a stable meshless method for nonlinear solids,” Int’l J. Numer. Meth. Engng, vol. 69(13), pp 2807-2847, 2006.
  31. Denis Saraev and Ronald E Miller, “Atomic-Scale Simulations of Nanoindentation-Induced plasticity in Copper Crystals with Nanometer-Sized Nickel Coatings,” Acta Materialia54(1), pp. 33-45 2006.
  32. William W. Gerberich, W.M. Mook, M.D. Chambers, M.J. Cordill, C.R. Perrey, C.B. Carter, R.E. Miller, W.A. Curtin, R. Mukherjee, and S.L. Girshick, “An Energy Balance Criterion for Nanoindentation-Induced Single and Multiple Dislocation Events,” J. Applied Mechanics ASME Transactions, Vol. 73(2), 327-334 2006.
  33. L.M. Dupuy, E.B. Tadmor, R.E. Miller and R. Phillips, “Finite Temperature Quasicontinuum: Molecular Dynamics without all the Atoms” Phys. Rev. Lett.,95, 060202, 2005. Reviewed in “Research Highlights,” Nature, 436, p. 892, 2005.
  34. Denis Saraev and Ronald E Miller, “Atomistic Simulation of Nanoindentation into Copper Multilayers,” Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng.13, pp. 1089-1099, 2005.
  35. S. Qu, V. Shastry, W.A. Curtin and R.E. Miller, “A Finite Temperature, Dynamic, Coupled Atomistic/Discrete Dislocation Method”, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 13(7), pp. 1101-1118, 2005.
  36. Behrouz Shiari, Ronald E. Miller and W.A. Curtin, “Coupled Atomistic/Discrete Dislocation Simulations of Nanoindentation at Finite Temperature,” ASME J. Engng. Materials and Technology – Transactions of the ASME, Vol127(4), pp. 358-368, 2005.
  37. Robert Peace and Ronald E. Miller, “Experimental Observations of Void Growth in the Zr-2.5Nb Pressure Tube Alloy,” J. of Nuclear Materials341, 231-234, 2005.
  38. L. E. Shilkrot, Ronald E. Miller and William A. Curtin, “Multiscale Plasticity Modeling: Coupled Atomistics and Discrete Dislocation Mechanics,” J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp 755-787, 2004.
  39. R.E. Miller and A. Acharya, “A Stress-Gradient Based Criterion for Dislocation Nucleation in Crystals,” J. Mech. Phys. Solids,Vol. 52, No. 7, pp. 1507-1525, 2004.
  40. Ronald E. Miller, L. E. Shilkrot and W.A. Curtin, “A Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation Plasticity Simulation of Nano-Indentation into Single Crystal Thin Films,” Acta Mater., Vol. 52, No. 2 pp 271-284, 2003.
  41. Shanti Singh, Yiqun Pei, Ron Miller and Pudupadi R. Sundararajan, “Long-ranged, entangled carbon nanotube networks in polycarbonate,” Adv. Funct. Mater., Vol 13, No. 11, pp. 868-872, 2003.
  42. L.E. Shilkrot, R.E. Miller and W.A. Curtin, “Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation Plasticity,” Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 89, article number 025501, 2002.
  43. L.E. Shilkrot, W.A. Curtin and R.E. Miller, “A Coupled Atomistic/Continuum Model of Defects in Solids,” J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Vol. 50, No. 10, pp. 2085-2106, 2002.
  44. Maurice de Koning, R. Miller, V.V. Bulatov and Farid F. Abraham, “Modelling Grain-Boundary Resistance in Intergranular Dislocation Slip Transmission,” Philosophical MagazineA, Vol. 82, No. 13, pp. 2511-2527, 2002.
  45. D.N. Pawaskar, R. Miller and R. Phillips, “Structure and Energetics of Long-Period Tilt Grain Boundaries using an Effective Hamiltonian”, Phys. Rev. BVol. 63, pp. 214105-214118,2001.
  46. T.M. McCormack, R. Miller, O. Kesler and L.J. Gibson, “Failure of Sandwich Beams with Metallic Foam Cores”, Int. J. Solids and Structures,Vol. 38, pp. 4901-4920, 2001.
  47. R. E. Miller and V.B. Shenoy, “Size Dependent Elastic Properties of Nano-Sized Structural Elements,” Nanotechnology, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 139-147, 2000.
  48. R.E. Miller, “A Continuum Plasticity Model for the Constitutive and Indentation Behaviour of Foamed Metals”, Intl. J. of Mech. Sci.,Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 729-754, 2000.
  49. E.B. Tadmor, R.E. Miller, R. Phillips, and M. Ortiz, “Nano-Indentation and Incipient Plasticity”, J. Mat. Res.,Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 2233-2250, 1999.
  50. R.E. Miller, E.B. Tadmor, R. Phillips, and M. Ortiz, “Quasicontinuum Simulation of Fracture at the Atomic Scale”, Mod. Sim. Mat. Sci. Eng.,Vol. 6, pp. 607-638, 1998.
  51. R.E. Miller, M. Ortiz, R. Phillips, V. Shenoy, and E.B. Tadmor, “Quasicontinuum Models of Fracture and Plasticity”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics,Vol. 61, pp. 427-444, 1998.
  52. R.E. Miller, R. Phillips, G. Beltz, and M. Ortiz, “A Non-Local Formulation of the Peierls-Nabarro Dislocation Model”, J. Mech. Phys. Sol.,Vol. 46(10), p. 1845-1868, 1998.
  53. V. Shenoy, R. Miller, E.B. Tadmor, D. Rodney, R. Phillips, and M. Ortiz, “An Adaptive Methodology for Atomic Scale Mechanics – The Quasicontinuum Method”, J. Mech. Phys. Sol.,Vol. 47, p. 611-642, 1999.
  54. V.B. Shenoy, R. Miller, E.B. Tadmor, R. Phillips, and M. Ortiz, “Quasicontinuum Models of Interfacial Structure and Deformation”, Phys. Rev. Lett.80(4), p. 742 (1998).
  55. R.E. Miller, and R. Phillips, “Critical Analysis of Local Constitutive Models for Slip and Decohesion”, Phil. Mag. A 73(4), pp. 803-827 (1996).

Invited Papers in Refereed Journals (published):

  1. B. Tadmor and R.E. Miller “Benchmarking, validation and reproducibility of concurrent multiscale methods are still needed,” Viewpoint Article, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 25(7), 071001 (2017).
  2. William A. Curtin and Ronald E. Miller, “A Perspective on Atomistic-Continuum Multiscale Modeling,” Viewpoint Article, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 25(7), 071004 (2017).
  3.  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.
  4. W.A. Curtin and R.E. Miller, “Atomistic/Continuum Coupling Methods in Multi-Scale Materials Modeling,” Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering,Vol. 11(3), pp. R33-R68, 2003.
  5. R.E.Miller, “Direct Coupling of Atomistic and Continuum Mechanics in Computational Materials Science,” Int’l J. for Multiscale Computational Engng., Vol. 1(1), pp. 57­72, 2003.
  6. R.E.Miller and E.B. Tadmor, “The Quasicontinuum Method: Overview, Applications and Current Directions”, J. of Computer-Aided
    Materials Design,
    Vol. 9(3), pp. 203-23, 2002.

Chapters in Books:

  1. R.E. Miller, “Treating Mobile Dislocations in Coupled Atomistic/Continuum Models,”chapter in Fundamentals and Applications of Multiscale Materials Modeling, Z. Xiao Guo, Editor, Woodhead Publishing, Ltd. (2007) ISBN-13: 978 1 84569 071 7.
  2. B. Shiari and R.E. Miller, “Finite Temperature Coupled Atomistic/Continuum Discrete Dislocation Dynamics Simulation of Nanoindentation” in “Nanomechanics of Materials and Structures”, Springer (2006), ISBN: 1-4020-3950-6.
  3. E.B. Tadmor and R.E. Miller, “The Theory and Implementation of the QuasicontinuumMethod,” chapter in Handbook of Materials Modeling, Volume I (Methods and Models), Springer Science and Business Media, 2005,ISBN: 978-1-4020-3287-5.

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings:

  1. Zheng Liu, Xin Wang, Ronald E. Miller, Yueyin Shen and Xu Chen, “Application of 3D Constraint-Based Fracture Mechanics for the Determination of R-Curves of Thermal Aged 16MND5 Steel,” Proc. ASME 2021, Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, July 12-16, 2021.
  2. R. AguiarA. LebarA. OddyR. Miller, and O. Petel, “Synthesis and mechanical characterization of polyurethane reinforced with halloysite nanotubes” AIP Conference Proceedings 2272, 120001, 2020.
  3. R.W.L. Fong, S. Vogel, R. Miller, and H. Saari, “Characterization of the crystallographic textures and mechanical anisotropy factors in two modifications of Zr-2.5Nb pressure-tube materials,” Proceedings of the 8th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing (PRICM-8), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, August 4-9, 2013.
  4. I. Shabib, and R. Miller, “Deformation characteristics and stress-strain response of copper nanotwinned structure”, CSME (The Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering) Forum 2008 conference proceedings, June5-June8, 2008, Ottawa, Ontario
  5. B. Shiari, R.E. Miller, L. Zhao and W. Beres, “Multiscale Modeling of Nanoindentation:
    Significance of Local Temperature Rise,” Proceedings of COM 2006 – 45th International Conference of Metallurgists, Montreal, Canada, Oct. 1-4, 2006.
  6. B. Shiari, R.E. Miller, W. Beres and L. Zhao, “Coupled Atomistic/Continuum Discrete Dislocation Modeling of Nanoscratching,” Proceedings of COM 2006 – 45th International Conference of Metallurgists, Montreal, Canada, Oct. 1-4, 2006.
  7. I. Shabib,K. Chen, R. Miller, and L.R. Zhao, “Multi-scale Modeling of the Indentation of Nickel-Aluminum nano-layers”, published in the 20th CANCAM (Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics) conference proceedings, pp. 131-132, May 30-June2, 2005, Montreal, Quebec
  8. B. Shiari, D.D. Klug and R.E. Miller, “Structural Flexibility of Silicon Nanobeams,” proceedings of Twelfth Canadian Semiconductor Technology Conference, Ottawa, Canada, Aug. 16-19, 2005.
  9. Behrouz Shiari, Ronald E. Miller and Dennis D. Klug, “Finite Temperature MultiscaleComputational Modeling of Materials at the Nanoscale”, Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on MEMS, NANO, and Smart Systems, Banff, Canada, July, 2005.
  10. Paul Straznicky, R.G. Langlois, M. McDill, R. Miller, S.A. Sjolander and D.A. Staley, “IntegratedTeam Design Projects at Carleton University,” Proc. of the 1stCDEN Design Conference, Montreal, Quebec, July, 2004.
  11. Ronald E. Miller, Leo Shilkrot and William A. Curtin, “A Study of Nano-Indentation using Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation (CADD) Modeling,” Proc. 2nd MIT Conf. on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, 2003.
  12. M. de Koning, R. Miller, V.V. Bulatov and F. Abraham, “Modeling the Effects of Dislocation-GrainBoundary Interactions in Poly-Crystal Plasticity: Identification and Characterization of Unit Mechanisms”, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Vol. 677, pp. AA1.5.1-AA1.5.8, 2001.
  13. A. Pillai and R.E. Miller, “Crack Behaviour at Bi-Crystal Interfaces: A Mixed Atomistic andContinuum Approach”, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Vol. 653, pp. Z2.9.1-Z2.9.7, 2001.
  14. D.N. Pawaskar, R.E. Miller, R. Bai, A. Schwartzman, R. Phillips, and C.L. Briant, “AtomisticStudies of Generic Tilt Grain Boundary Structure”, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Vol. 538, pp 383-388, 1999.
  15. R.E. Miller and J.W. Hutchinson, “A Continuum Plasticity Model for the Constitutive Behaviour of Foamed Metals”, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc.,Vol. 521, pp. 39-44, 1998.
  16. R. Miller, M. Ortiz, R. Phillips, V. Shenoy, and E.B. Tadmor, “Quasi-Atomistic Models of Fracture and Plasticity” (invited), Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Fracture, Sydney, Australia, April 1997.

Invited Conference Presentations:

  1. “The OpenKIM project:  Reproducibility, Portability and Metadata Standards in Molecular Simulation ,” R.E. Miller, NOMAD-FAIRDI Workshop, Berlin, Germany, July 8-12, 2019.
  2. “Finite temperature and finite deformation: new tools for more efficient and accurate atomistic simulation.” R. E. Miller, Semi-Plenary Lecture, 14th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Montreal, QC, July 17-20, 2017.
  3. “The Cauchystat: accurate control of the true stress in molecular dynamics simulations of martensitic phase transformations” R.E. Miller, the 12th International Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Materials (ICM12), Karlsruhe, Germany, May 10-14, 2015.
  4. “The Cauchystat: accurate control of the true stress in molecular dynamics simulations of martensitic phase transformations” R.E. Miller, presented at the workshop on “Atoms, Defects and Microstructure” at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg (FAU), June 23, 2014.
  5. “Finite Temperature and Finite Deformation: New Tools for More Efficient and Accurate Atomistic Simulation,” R.E. Miller, International Center for Applied and Computational Mechanics, 7th US-France Symposium on “Multiscale Materials Modeling: Mathematical and Computational Aspects”, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, June 10-11, 2014.
  6. “Modeling the Solid State with Coupled Atomistic/Continuum Methods: An Overview of RecentDevelopments,” R.E. Miller, KITP Conference: Modeling Soft Matter: Linking Multiple Length and Time Scales, Santa Barbara, California, June 4-8, 2012. http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/multiscale_c12/miller
  7. “Benchmarking Multiscale Methods,” R.E. Miller, Ellad B. Tadmor and Mitchell Luskin, MMM2008, Tallahassee, USA, October, 2008
  8. “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Indentation into Nano-layered Materials,” D. Saraev and R.E. Miller,Plasticité 2006, Sévrier (Annecy), France, March 27-29, 2006
  9. “The Quasicontinuum Method at Finite Temperature,” L. Dupuy, E.B. Tadmor, R.E. Miller and R.B. Phillips, Sandia CSRI workshop on Atomistic-to-Continuum (AtC) coupling methods, March 20-21, 2006
  10. “A Finite Temperature Quasicontinuum Model”, R.E. Miller, L. Dupuy, E.B. Tadmor and R. Phillips, Workshop on Multiscale Modeling in Solids, CRM, Universite de Montreal, April 27 – May 1, 2005.
  11. “Smoothed Atom Mechanics: A Meshless Quasicontinuum”, R.E. Miller and E.B. Tadmor, TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Francisco, California, February 13-17, 2005.
  12. “A Finite-Temperature, Dynamic Coupled Atomistic/Discrete-Dislocation Model”, W.A. Curtin, V. Shastry, M. Dewald, R.E. MillerTMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Francisco, CaliforniaFebruary 13-17, 2005.
  13. “Carbon-Nanotube/Polymer Composites,” R.E. Miller and P. Sundararajan, MMO Workshop on Nanomaterials, November 16, 2004, University of Western Ontario, London, ON.
  14. “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Nano-Indentation in Ni-coated Cu Single Crystals,” R.E. Miller and D. Saraev, MMO Workshop on Nanomaterials, November 16, 2004, University of Western Ontario, London, ON.
  15. “Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation Mechanics at Finite Temperature,” R.E. MillerAmerican Physical Society April Meeting, April, 2004, Montreal, QC.
  16. “Multiscale Modeling of Nano-Indentation,” R. Miller, L. Shilkrot and W. Curtin, 1st Workshop of the Canadian Network for Computational Materials Science, May, 2003, Hamilton, Ontario.
  17. “A Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation Plasticity Study of Nano-Indentation,” R.E. Miller, L.Shilkrot and W. Curtin, Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, April, 2003, San Francisco, CA.
  18. “A Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation Plasticity Study of nano-Indentation,” R.E. Miller, L.Shilkrot and W. Curtin, Plasticity 2003, Quebec City, QC, July 2003.
  19.  “Discrete Dislocation Plasticity with Fully Atomistic Defect Nucleation”, R.E. Miller, L. Shilkrot and W. Curtin, Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, April 2001, San Francisco, CA.
  20. “Three-Point Bending of Sandwich Beams with Aluminum Foam Cores: Experiments and Theoretical Failure Mechanism Maps for Beam Design,” T. McCormack, R.E. Miller and L.J. Gibson,” Composites at Lake Louise, October, 1999, Lake Louise, AB.

Invited Lectures

  1. “Finite temperature and finite deformation: new tools for more efficient and accurate atomistic simulation.” Department of Materials Engineering, McGill University, July 19, 2017.
  2. “New Algorithms for Molecular Simulation,” Nečas seminar on continuum mechanics, Mathematical Institute of the Charles University, Prague Czech Republic, May 18, 2015.
  3. “New Algorithms for Molecular Simulation,” University of Minnesota, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, February 19, 2015.
  4. “Finite temperature and finite deformation: new tools for more efficient and accurate atomistic simulation,” Department of Mechanics, Czech Technical University, Prague Czech Republic, June 25, 2014.
  5. “Multi-Scale Modeling of Materials: Molecular Dynamics Simulations without all the Atoms,”University of North Texas, May 7, 2010.
  6. “Benchmarking Multiscale Methods,” Sandia National Laboratories CSRI Lab, Albuquerque, USA,September 23, 2008.
  7. “Towards an atomistic criterion for dislocation nucleation,” Sandia NationalLaboratories CSRI Lab, Albuquerque, USA, September 22, 2008.
  8. “Towards an atomistic criterion for dislocation nucleation,” University of Minnesota,Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, November 13, 2007.
  9. “Multiscale Modeling of Materials,” University of Milan-Bicocca, Department of Materials Science, July 9, 2007.
  10. “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Indentation into Nano-layered Materials,” University of Minnesota, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, February 28, 2006.
  11. “Multi-scale Modeling: Molecular Dynamics Simulations without all the Atoms,” University of Ottawa Dept. of Physics, Ottawa, ON, March 10, 2005.
  12. “Carbon-Nanotube/Polymer Composites,” ASM International, Ottawa Valley Chapter, January 2005 technical meeting, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
  13. “Concurrent Multiscale Modeling of Deformation in Metals,” University of Vermont, USA,October 22, 2004.
  14. “A Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation Mechanics Study of Nano-Indentation,” Technion (Israeli Institute of Technology), Haifa, Israel,July 5, 2004.
  15. “Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation Mechanics at Finite Temperature,” Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences, NRC, Ottawa, ON, March 18, 2004.
  16. “Multi-Scale Materials Modeling”, NRC Institute for Aerospace Research, May 8, 2001.
  17. “Incorporating Atomistic Features into Computer Simulations of Deformation Processes,” AECL,Chalk River, ON, May 12, 2000.
  18. “Size Dependent Elastic Properties of Nano-Sized Structural Elements,” University of Manitoba,Winnipeg, MB, February 25, 2000.
  19. “Size Dependent Elastic Properties of Nanometer-Sized Beams and Plates,” Boston University, Boston, MA, December 3, 1999.
  20. “Quasicontinuum Simulation of Fracture in Metal Bi-Crystals”, University of Manitoba,Department of Physics. Winnipeg, MB, February 25, 1998.

Contributed Presentations at Conferences:

(Presenting author is presented in bold, HQP are underlined)

  1.  “Nanoscale investigation of shock wave propagation through amorphous polymers and their interfaces with hard materials”, Nuwan Dewapriya and Ronald Miller,  16th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Chicago, Illinois, USA, July 25-29, 2021, Submitted.
  2. “Atomic-scale investigation on the mechanical behavior of ultrathin polymer/ceramic multilayers under shock loading”, Nuwan Dewapriya and Ronald Miller, The Mach Conference-2021 (virtual), Submitted.
  3. “Density functional theory and molecular dynamics simulations of shock wave propagation through polymer/ceramic multilayers”, Nuwan Dewapriya and Ronald Miller, The MRS Spring Meeting-2021 (virtual), Accepted.
  4. “Molecular dynamics simulations on the mechanical behavior of multilayer polymer/metal nanostructures under impact loading”, Nuwan Dewapriya and Ronald Miller, The MRS Spring Meeting-2021 (virtual), Accepted.
  5. “Predicting fracture stress of defective graphene samples using artificial neural networks”, Nuwan Dewapriya, Nimal Rajapakse, Priyan Dias, and Ronald Miller, The MRS Spring Meeting-2021 (virtual), Accepted.
  6. “First-principles study of Hydrogen in Lead Zirconate Titanate,” Manura Liyange, R. K. N. D.  Rajapakse and Ronald E Miller, IUTAM Symposium on Mechanics of electro/magneto-active materials and structures, Beijing, August 26-30, 2018
  7. “Effect of Oxygen on Hydrogen Diffusion in Zirconium,” Manura Liyange, Nimal Rajapakse and Ronald E Miller, 29th Canadian Materials Science Conf., Ottawa, June 20-23, 2017.
  8. “Computational and Experimental Analysis of PAN Oxidation in Lubricating Oils,” (POSTER) Yifan Yang and Ronald E Miller, 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference, Toronto, ON, May 28-June 1, 2017.
  9. “A Titanium Potential with the multi-state modified embedded atom method (MEAM),” Joshua Gibson, Srinivasan Srivilliputhur, Michael Baskes, Angela Wilson and Ronald E. Miller, COM2015: the 54rd Conference of Metallurgists, The Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM, Toronto, ON, August 23-36, 2015.
  10. “Constant Stress Molecular Dynamics Simulations: Controlling the True Stress when the Deformation is Large,” R.E. Miller, COM2014: the 53rd Conference of Metallurgists, The Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM, Vancouver, BC, Sept. 28 – Oct. 1, 2014.
  11. “Multiscale modelling of lubricant degradation using efficient transition state searching algorithms,” J.F. Joly and R.E. Miller, COM2014: the 53rd Conference of Metallurgists, The Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM, Vancouver, BC, Sept. 28 – Oct. 1, 2014.
  12. “Characterization of the crystallographic textures and mechanical anisotropy factors in two modifications of Zr-2.5Nb pressure-tube materials,” W.L. Fong, S. Vogel, R. Miller, and H. Saari, 8th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing (PRICM8), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, August 4-9, 2013.
  13. “TRREAT: An algorithm to search a Potential Energy Surface along low curvature pathways. Applications to molecular conformations,” Carlos Campana and Ronald E. Miller, Society of Engineering Science, 50th Annual Technical Meeting, Providence, RI, July 28-31, 2013
  14. “A Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) Study of Phase Changes in an As-Received Zr-2.5Nb Pressure Tube Material during Continuous Heating and Cooling,” R.W.L. Fong,H. Saari, R. Miller, J. Teutsch, and S.C. Vogel , THERMEC 2011, Quebec City, Canada, Aug.1-5, 2011.
  15.   “Atomistic/Continuum Coupling for Static Problems: An Overview of the Field and Benchmarking Comparison,” R.E. Miller and E.B. Tadmor, 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Minneapolis, MN, July 25-28, 2011.
  16.   “Open Knowledgebase of Interatomic Models (OpenKIM.org): an online platform for developing, testing and archiving empirical potentials,” R.E. Miller, E.B. Tadmor, R.S. Elliott, J.P. Sethna, C.A. Becker, 1st World Congress on Integrated Computational Materials Engineering, Seven Springs, PA, 
July 10-14, 2011.
  17. “The Influence of Stress on Primary Defect Damage by Displacement Cascades in BCC Iron,” Boyle, K. P.Shabib, Ishraq and R.E. Miller, 10th Conference on Computer Simulations of Radiation Effects in Solids (COSIRES-10), Krakow, Poland, July 19-23, 2010.
  18. “Multiscale Modeling of Fatigue Crack Initiation and Propagation in Nanocrystalline Metals,” B. Shiari, R.E. Miller, 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, Canada, July 12-17, 2009.
  19. “Effects of Temperature and Grain Size on the Properties of Copper Nanotwinned Structures,” I. Shabib, R.E. Miller, 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, Canada, July 12-17, 2009.
  20. “Grain Boundary Motion Assisted via Displacement Cascades in bcc Fe”, R.E. Miller, K.P. Boyle, C. Campana12thInternational Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, Canada, July 12-17, 2009.
  21. “On the Nonlocal Nature of Dislocation Nucleation,” R.E. Miller and David Rodney, Society of Engineering Sciences 2008 Conference, Champaign, IL, USA, October 2008.
  22. “Benchmarking Multiscale Methods”, R.E. MillerSIAM conference on Mathematical Aspects of
    Materials Science
    , May 11-14, 2008, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  23. “Multiscale Modeling of Nanobeams Structures for MEMS/NEMS Applications Subjected to Cyclic Loading,” Behrouz Shiari, R.E. Miller and D. Klug, Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, April, 2005, San Francisco, CA.
  24. “Multiscale Simulation of Dynamic Nanoindentation and Cyclic Plasticity at Finite Temperature,” Behrouz Shiari and R.E. MillerMaterials Research Society Fall Meeting, November, 2004, Boston, MA.
  25.  “Plasticity in Ni-Cu Nano-layered Systems during Indentation: a Molecular Dynamics Study,” Denis Saraev and R.E. Miller, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, November, 2004, Boston, MA.
  26. “Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation Mechanics: The CADD Model,” Behrouz Shiari and R.E. Miller, 16th Canadian Materials Science Conference, Ottawa, ON, June 2004.
  27. Behrouz Shiari and R.E. Miller, “Finite Temperature Coupled Atomistic/Continuum Discrete Dislocation Dynamics Simulation of Nanoindentation,” Proc. of the International Workshop on Nanomechanics, Pacific Grove, California, July, 2004.
  28. “Atomistic Simulation of Nano-Indentation in Multi-Layered Materials,” D. Saraev and R.E. Miller, 16th Canadian Materials Science Conference, Ottawa, ON, June 2004.
  29. “Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation Mechanics at Finite Temperature,” B. Shiari and R.E. Miller, 2nd Workshop of the Canadian Network for Computational Materials Science, May, 2004, Hamilton, Ontario.
  30. B. Shiari and R.E. Miller,” Evaluation of Integration Schemes for Dynamic Coupled Atomistic/Continuum Simulation,” First Canadian Network for Computational Materials Science (CNCMS I) Conference, McMaster University, May 2003.
  31. “A Study of Nano-Indentation using Coupled Atomistic and Discrete Dislocation (CADD)Modeling,” R.E. Miller, Leo Shilkrot and William A. Curtin, 2nd MIT Conf. on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Cambridge, MA, June, 2003.
  32. “Carbon-Nanotube/Polymer Composites,” Shanti Singh, Patrick Pei, P.R. Sundararajan and R.E. MillerMMO-EMK meeting, Toronto, ON, January, 2003.
  33. “A Stress-Gradient Based Criterion for Dislocation Nucleation in Crystals: Theory and Simulations,” R. E. Miller and Amit Acharya, Society of Engineering Science Fall Meeting, University of Pittsburgh, October, 2002.
  34. “Atomic-Scale Void Growth Simulations Using Coupled Atomistics and Discrete Dislocation Plasticity,” L.E. Shilkrot, R.E. Miller and W.A. Curtin, Materials Research
    Society Spring Meeting
    , April, 2002, San Francisco, CA.
  35. “Interfacing Discrete Dislocation Plasticity Models with Fully Atomistic Simulations,” L.E.Shilkrot, R.E. Miller and W.A.Curtin, US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Detroit, MI, August, 2001.
  36. “Crack Behaviour at Bi-Crystal Interfaces: A Mixed Atomistic and Continuum Approach”, A.Pillai and R.E. MillerMaterials Research Society Fall Meeting, December, 2000, Boston, MA.
  37. “Stiffness of Nanometer-Sized Beams and Plates,” R.E. Miller and V.B. Shenoy, Materials
    Research Society Fall Meeting
    , December, 1999, Boston, MA.
  38. “Atomic Scale Simulation of Hexagonal Void Growth in Zirconium”, R.E. MillerSixth International Conference of Nuclear Engineers, Coronado, CA, May 11-15, 1998.
  39. “A Continuum Plasticity Model for Metal Foams”, R.E. Miller, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 13-17, 1998.
  40. “Mixed Atomistic/Continuum Simulation of the Interactions between Grain Boundaries andBrittle Cracks”, R.E. MillerMRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, December 1-5, 1997.
  41. “Improvements to the Peierls Framework”, R.E. MillerInstitute for Theoretical Physics Workshop, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA, March 26-28, 1997.
  42. “Strain Gradient Corrections to the Peierls Framework”, R.E. Miller, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November 27-December 1, 1995.
  43. “New Twists on the Peierls Framework”, R.E. MillerONR Review, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, April 27-28, 1995.
  44. “Linking Continuum and Atomistic Dislocation Models”, R.E. MillerAPS March Meeting, San Jose, CA, March 20-24, 1995