Bio

Honors & Awards


  • Accel Innovation Scholar, Stanford University (2013)
  • Winner - Gallery of Fluid Motion, American Physical Society (2010)
  • Claudia and William Coleman Stanford Graduate Fellowship, Stanford University (2009)
  • Summa Cum Laude, Cornell University (2009)
  • NASA/NY Space Grant Fellow, Cornell University (2008)
  • A.W. Laubengayer Chemistry Prize, Cornell University (2006)

Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, ME-PHD (2014)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, BIOE-PMN (2014)
  • Master of Science, Stanford University, ME-MS (2011)
  • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, Mechanical Engineering (2009)
  • MS, Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (2011)
  • BS, Cornell University, Major: Mechanical Engineering; Minor: Aerospace Engineering (2009)

Stanford Advisors


Publications

Journal Articles


  • 20 kHz toluene planar laser-induced fluorescence imaging of a jet in nearly sonic crossflow Applied Physics B Miller, V. A., Troutman, V. A., Mungal, M. G., Hanson, R. K. 2014
  • Secondary Diaphragm Thickness Effects and Improved Pressure Measurements in an Expansion Tube AIAA Journal Miller, V. A., Gamba, M., Mungal, M. G., Hanson, R. K. 2014; 52 (2): 451-456

    View details for DOI 10.2514/1.J052767

  • Near-kHz 3D tracer-based LIF imaging of a co-flow jet using toluene Measurement Science and Technology Miller, V. A., Troutman, V. A., Hanson, R. K. 2014; 25
  • Flow Field and Turbulence Characterization of a Counter Impinging Jet Reactor Using Particle Image Velocimetry JOURNAL OF FLUIDS ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME Miller, V. A., Gamba, M. 2013; 135 (9)

    View details for DOI 10.1115/1.4024893

    View details for Web of Science ID 000326105300007

  • Quantifying and correcting for contamination of PLIF images due to background signals EXPERIMENTS IN FLUIDS Miller, V. A. 2013; 54 (7)
  • Single- and dual-band collection toluene PLIF thermometry in supersonic flows EXPERIMENTS IN FLUIDS Miller, V. A., Gamba, M., Mungal, M. G., Hanson, R. K. 2013; 54 (6)
  • A short wave instability caused by the approach of a vortex pair to a ground plane PHYSICS OF FLUIDS Harris, D. M., Miller, V. A., Williamson, C. H. 2010; 22 (9)

    View details for DOI 10.1063/1.3483215

    View details for Web of Science ID 000282437100006

  • Briefing: Interaction of a counter-rotating vortex pair with the ground Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering and Computational Mechanics Miller, V. A., Harris, D. M., Williamson, C. H. 2009; 162 (4): 181 –183

Conference Proceedings


  • The Hama Problem revisited: essential mixing in a free shear flow American Physical Society 66th Annual Meeting: Division of Fluid Dynamics Miller, V. A., Mungal, M. G. 2013
  • Density ratio and velocity ratio effects on the structure of transverse jets in supersonic crossflow 8th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena Gamba, M., Miller, V. A., Mungal, M. G. 2013
  • Two-camera Dual-band collection toluene PLIF thermometry in supersonic flows 16th International Symposium on Applications of Laser Techniques to Fluid Mechanics Miller, V. A., Gamba, M., Mungal, M. G., Hanson, R. K. 2012
  • Combustion Characteristics of an Inlet/Supersonic Combustor Model 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition Gamba, M., Miller, V. A., Mungal, M. G., Hanson, R. K. 2012
  • Supersonic Combustion and Flame-Holding Characteristics of Pylon Injected Hydrogen in a Mach 2.4 High Enthalpy Flow 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition Vergine, F., Maddalena, L., Miller, V. A., Gamba, M. 2012
  • Toluene PLIF Thermometry in Supersonic Flows 42nd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit Miller, V. A., Gamba, M., Mungal, M. G., Hanson, R. K. 2012
  • Ignition and Flame Structure in a Compact Inlet/Scramjet Combustor Model 17th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference Gamba, M., Miller, V. A., Mungal, M. G., Hanson, R. K. 2011
  • Development of a Model Scramjet Combustor 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition Miller, V. A., Gamba, M., Mungal, M. G., Hanson, R. K. 2011

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