Curriculum Vitae

Jan D. Miller
  • Distinguished Professor, Metallurgical Engineering, University of Utah
  • Ivor D. Thomas Professor (Endowed Chair), Metallurgical Engineering, University of Utah



  • B.S. 1964, Mineral Preparation Engineering, The Pennyslvania State University
  • M.S. 1966, Metallurgical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Project: The Effect of the Alkyl Hydrocarbon Chain in Anionic Flotation of Calcite
  • Ph.D. 1969, Metallurgical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Project: Solvent Extraction of Metallic Anionic Complexes with a Quaternary Amine

Honors & Awards

  • Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence, University of Utah’s most prestigious award presented annually to a faculty member who displays excellence in teaching, research and administrative efforts, 2015. University of Utah, 05/2015
  • 2014 NAI Fellow - Induction at the 4th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors, Pasadena, CA, March 2015. National Academy of Inventors, 12/2014
  • Milton E. Wadsworth 2012 Award presented at SME Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado. SME, MPD, 02/2013
  • Honorary Professor Appointment. Qinghai University, School of Chemical Engineering, Qinghai Province, 07/2012
  • X-ray Micro CT for 3D Characterization, Analysis and Simulation of Multiphase Systems, John & Virginia Towers Distinguished Lecture. Materials Science and Engineering Dept, Michigan Technological University, 04/10/2009

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • China
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • South Africa
  • Turkey
  • United States of America