Stephen Miller

 

Institutional Contact

University of Florida

Biography

1994, B.S. & M.S. in Chemistry, Stanford University, 1999, Ph.D. in Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, 2000-2001 Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001-2007 Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, 2007-present Associate Professor, University of Florida. Professor Miller is a member of the Organic Division and the Butler Polymer Research Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida. The Miller Research Group is focused on the synthesis and characterization of novel polymers. Two main research areas are explored: The synthesis of new polymers from biorenewable feedstocks, with the specific intent of mimicking commodity thermoplastics. The development of single-site catalysts for the polymerization of olefins to polyolefins having novel structure and properties. 2010 Cade Prize Finalist, 2008, Kavli Fellow, 2006-2011 National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2002 Research Corporation Innovation Award, 1994-1997 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship.