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

Research

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

Education

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


Experience

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
(2014)
Walter & Adelheid Hohenstein Fellow

Cole Excellence Award and Scholarship
(2013)
Michigan State University Honors College Scholarship

Michigan State University Honors College
(2010-2014) Member

Pi Tau Sigma
Member

Tau Beta Pi
Member

Phi Kappa Phi
Member

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Member

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
Member

Publications

Journal
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.