Micro Structures & Sensors Lab
Kenny Group @ Stanford

James Miller

PhD Candidate

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


Measurement of wireless cooling using magnetocaloric materials. Thermally-pumped MEMS self-sustained oscillators. MEMS calorimetry.


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)


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.