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Kenneth W. Miller, Ph.D., PE

 

Professor
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Saint Cloud State University
Saint Cloud, Minnesota

 

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Teaching in Shanghai 2010 (observations shared in emails to family)


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
University of South Carolina, August 2000
Dissertation: Impact Strength and Failure Mechanisms of Spot Welds in Automotive Materials 

 

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
University of South Carolina
December 1991
Thesis: Dynamic Analysis of Off-Road Motorcycles for Suspension Adjustments

 

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
June 1979

 

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineering
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • American Society for Testing and Materials
  • Society of Experimental Mechanics
  • American Welding Society
  • National Society of Professional Engineers

 

Publications

  • K. W. Miller and J. S. Lyons, Casting and Phase-Diagram for Aluminum-Copper Alloys, Journal of Materials Education, (1996)
  • K. W. Miller and Y. J. Chao, Rate Dependent Behavior of Aluminum 6111-T4 and 5754-0. Manuscript in preparation
  • K. W. Miller, Y. J. Chao and P. C. Wang, Strain Rate Dependent Behavior of Aluminum Spot Welds. Manuscript in preparation

Presentations

  • K. W. Miller, Y. J. Chao, and P. C. Wang, The Effect of Loading Rate on the Failure Mode of Spot Welded Lap-Shear Joints, Society of Experimental Mechanics Spring Meeting, Cincinnati, OH (May 1999)

  • Y. J. Chao, K. W. Miller and P. C. Wang, Impact Strength of Spot-Welded Joints, Proceedings of Sheet Metal Welding Conference, Troy, MI. (1998)

  • Y. J. Chao, K. W. Miller and P. C. Wang, An Investigation of Static and Dynamic Strength of Structural Joints, Proceedings of Taiwan International Welding Conference, Taipei, Taiwan. (1998)

  • K. W. Miller, Y. J. Chao and P. C. Wang, Impact Strength of Spot-Welded Aluminum AA 5754-0 Joints, American Welding Society International Conference Poster Competition, Detroit, MI (1998)

  • K. W. Miller, Y. J. Chao and P. C. Wang, Performance Comparison of Spot-Welded, Adhesive-Bonded and Self-Piercing Riveted Structural Joints, Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Trends in Welding Research, Pine Mountain, Georgia. (1998)

  • K. W. Miller and Y. J. Chao, Development of an Impact Tester for Studying the Dynamic Strength of Structural Joints, Society for Experimental Mechanics Spring Conference, Seattle, WA (1997)