Professor Miller received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and his Ph.D. from Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall Scholar. Then he went to Bell Laboratories where he became a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff. Thereafter he became the first Ohio Eminent Scholar Professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar Professor Emeritus at The Ohio State University. He is presently an Academy Professor of OSU. His research centers around the spectroscopic identification, characterization and monitoring of reactive chemical intermediates. He has developed numerous spectroscopic techniques spanning frequencies from the microwave to the ultraviolet and published more than 350 scientific publications.