My research interests are theoretical fluid dynamics, theoretical aeroacoustics, and related sub-disciplines. I highly value rigorous fundamental research and want to work on the hardest problems. The goal of my life is to understand turbulence and how sound is generated by turbulence.
Steven A. E. Miller, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at University of Florida and leads the Theoretical Fluid Dynamics and Turbulence Group. He conducts research in theoretical fluid dynamics, theoretical aeroacoustics, and related disciplines in conjunction with his students. His students have obtained positions in government agencies, industry, and academics.
He joined the University of Florida in August of 2016. Prior to joining the University of Florida, for seven years he was a Research Aerospace Engineer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, Aeroacoustics Branch.
He received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University under A.D./Welliver Boeing Professor Philip J. Morris, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University, and studied statistics briefly at Taganrog State University, Russia.
He received numerous awards including: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Director’s Fellowship 2023-2025, the DARPA Faculty Award for analytical prediction of the hypersonic near-field, the NASA Early Career Achievement Medal for theoretical jet aeroacoustics, the United States Air Force Faculty Fellowship for combustion instability and thermo-acoustics, and others. He enjoys opera, art history, and scientific history.