Jeffrey Miller

Jeffrey Miller, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Office: ENGR 227B
Phone: 907-786-1047


Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Southern California, 2007

MS Computer Science, University of Southern California, 2002

BS Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Southern California, 2002

Career History

April 2008-October 2008 - Senior Programmer - Resource Data, Inc. - Anchorage, Alaska

February 2002-August 2007 - Computer Science Lecturer - California State University, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, California

May 2005-December 2007 - Independent Consultant - Sigma Coding, LLC - Los Angeles, California

August 2005-April 2006 - Founder/Chief Executive Officer - Imaginary Technology, LLC - Burbank, California

February 2005-May 2005 - Technical Lead/Senior Architect - 21st Century Insurance - Woodland Hills, California

July 2004-February 2005 - Director of Engineering - inQ, Inc. - Agoura Hills, California

July 2003-July 2004 - Technical Consultant - SBC, - Pasadena, California

May 2002-July 2003 - Graduate Research Assistant - Information Sciences Institute (ISI) - Marina Del Rey, California

June 2001-May 2002 - Principal Software Engineer - Corticon Technologies, Inc. - Culver City, California

January 2001-June 2001 - Programming Consultant - Dacor - Pasadena, California

February 2000-January 2001 - Systems Administrator/Programmer - - Century City, California

December 1999-March 2001 - Advanced Java Instructor/Teaching Assistant - Learning Tree University - Chatsworth, California

Teaching Responsibilities

CSE205 - Introduction to C Programming for Engineers

CSE215 - Object-Oriented C++ Programming for Engineers

CSE342 - Digital Circuits Design

CSE355 - Computer Networking for Engineers

CSE438 - Design of Computer Engineering Systems

CSE442 - VLSI Circuit Design

ES309 - Elements of Electrical Engineering

Professional and Departmental Service

2002-present - IEEE member

2002-present - IEEE Communications Society member

2002-present - IEEE Computer Society member

2006-present - IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society member

2009-present - IEEE Vehicular Technology Society member

2009-2011 - IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Board of Governors

2011-2013 - IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society VP of Administrative Activities

2010-present - IEEE Alaska Section Treasurer

2010-present - Intelligent Transportation Society of Alaska President

2009-present - Intelligent Transportation Society of Alaska member

2002-present - ACM member

2008-present - UAA ACM Student Chapter Faculty Advisor


Chair of School of Engineering Web Site Steering Committee, 2009-present

Computer Systems Engineering Advising Committee, 2007-present

Computer Systems Engineering Equipment Committee, 2007-present

School of Engineering Computer Committee, 2007-present

Computer Systems Engineering/Electrical Engineering 2008 Faculty Search Committee

Computer Systems Engineering/Electrical Engineering 2009 Faculty Search Committee

United Academic Board Academic Computing Distance Learning and Instructional Technology Committee, 2008-2009

United Academic Board General Education Requirements Committee, 2008-2009

Institutional Learning Outcomes and Assessment Task Force, 2008-2009

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Review and Evaluation Team, 2010

Research Interests

Intelligent Transportation Systems, Unreliable Wireless Networking, Distributed Algorithms, Software Engineering, MANETs, VANETs, Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) Architectures, Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) Architectures


Miller, Jeffrey, Sun-il Kim, Timothy Menard. “Intelligent Transportation Systems Traveling Salesman Problem (ITS-TSP) – A Specialized TSP with Dynamic Edge Weights and Intermediate Cities.” IEEE 13th Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Madeira Island, Portugal, September 2010.

Miller, Jeffrey, Sun-il Kim, Muhammad Ali, Timothy Menard. “Determining Time to Traverse Road Sections based on Mapping Discrete GPS Vehicle Data to Continuous Flows.” IEEE 6th Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, La Jolla, California, USA, June 2010.

Miller, Jeffrey. “Analysis of the Traveling Salesman Problem with a Subset of Intermediate Cities and Dynamic Edge Weights used with Intelligent Transportation Systems.” Invited paper at IEEE 7th International Conference on Information, Communications, and Signal Processing, Fisherman’s Wharf, Macau, China, December 2009.

Miller, Jeffrey, Muhammad Ali. “Dynamic Fastest Paths with Multiple Unique Destinations (DynFast-MUD) – A Specialized Traveling Salesman Problem with Intermediate Cities.” IEEE 12th Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, October 2009.

Miller, Jeffrey. “Analysis of Fastest and Shortest Paths in an Urban City Using Live Vehicle Data from a Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Architecture.” 12th International Federation on Automatic Control (IFAC) Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems, Redondo Beach, California, USA, September 2009.

Miller, Jeffrey. “Distributed Urban Data Gathering in a Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Architecture.” 2009 National Rural Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Seaside, Oregon, USA, August 2009.

Miller, Jeffrey. “Fastest Path Analysis in a Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Intelligent Transportation System Architecture.” IEEE 5th Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, June 2009.

Miller, Jeffrey. “Analysis of Vehicle Lane Changes for Determining Fastest Paths in the V2V2I ITS Architecture.” IEEE 11th Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Beijing, China, October 2008.

Miller, Jeffrey. “Aggregation Algorithms in a Vehicle-to-Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2V2I) Intelligent Transportation System Architecture.” 3rd International Symposium of Transport Simulation, Queensland, Australia, August 2008.

Miller, Jeffrey. “Fastest Path Determination at Lane Granularity using a Vehicle-to-Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2V2I) Intelligent Transportation System Architecture.” IEEE 4th International Workshop on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications in conjunction with IEEE 4th Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June 2008.

Miller, Jeffrey. “Vehicle-to-Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2V2I) Intelligent Transportation System Architecture.” IEEE 4th Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June 2008.

Miller, Jeffrey, Ellis Horowitz. “FreeSim – A Free Real-Time Freeway Traffic Simulator.” IEEE 10th Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, October 2007.