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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

PhD 2006, University of Michigan



Contact Information

Phone (808) 956-7585
Research Website Miller.html


Research Interests

  • Design and manufacturing of surgical instruments, medical devices, and healthcare systems
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Friction stir welding and Tribology


Selected Publications

  1. C.C. Kao, S.F. Miller, and A.J. Shih (2008) Fuzzy logic control of microhole electrical discharge machining, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering 130(6).
  2. R.E. Dodde, S.F. Miller, J.D. Geiger, and A.J. Shih (2008) Thermal-electric finite element analysis of electrosurgical cautery process, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Accepted.
  3. S.F. Miller and A.J. Shih (2006) Thermo-mechanical finite element modeling of the friction drilling process, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering 129 531-538.
  4. S.F. Miller, P.J. Blau, and A.J. Shih (2005) Microstructural alterations associated with friction drilling of steel, aluminum, and titanium, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 14(5) 647-653.
  5. S.F. Miller, C.C. Kao, A.J. Shih, and J. Qu (2005) Investigation of wire electrical discharge machining of thin cross-sections and compliant mechanisms, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture 44 391-400.


Courses Offered

  • ME 341 Manufacturing Processes
  • ME 342 Manufacturing Processes Lab
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