Micro Structures & Sensors Lab
Kenny Group @ Stanford

James Lehto Miller

PhD Candidate

jmlm :at: mems.stanford.edu
440 Escondido Mall, Bldg 530 Rm 224, Stanford CA 94305, USA
Advisor: Thomas W. Kenny


Microelectromechanical heat engines; fluctuations and noise processes; coupling and energy transport in resonant systems


Stanford University
(May 2016-Present) PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering

Stanford University
(2014-2016) M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Michigan State University
(2010-2014) B.S. in Mechanical Engineering


Dr. Steven Shaw's Nonlinear Dynamics and MEMS Lab
(January 2013-July 2014) Research Assistant

Dr. Alvin Smucker's Soil Biophysics Lab
(September 2013-May 2014) Undergraduate Honors Research Project

Engineer in Training (FE)
(August 2014-Present)
State of Oregon Engineering Licensure Board

Michigan State University Solar Car Team
(May 2011-July 2014) President

Fellowships / Awards

National Defense in Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship
(September 2015-August 2018)

Stanford Graduate Fellowship
(September 2014-August 2015, September 2018-September 2019)
E.K. Potter Fellow

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship
Walter & Adelheid Hohenstein Fellow

Cole Excellence Award and Scholarship
Michigan State University Honors College Scholarship

Michigan State University Honors College
(2010-2014) Member

Pi Tau Sigma

Tau Beta Pi

Phi Kappa Phi

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)


James M.L. Miller, David B. Heinz, Ian B. Flader, Yunhan Chen, Dongsuk D. Shin, and Thomas W. Kenny, "Effective quality factor and temperature dependence of self-oscillations in a thermal-piezoresistively pumped resonator," 2017 19th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS), pp. 1907-1910, Jun 2017.
AK Guber, AJM Smucker, S Berhanu, and JML Miller. "Subsurface water retention technology improves root zone water storage for corn production on coarse-textured soils". Vadose Zone Journal, 14:1-13. July 2015.