Diane Miller PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry
- Joined Seton Hill
- New Castle, PA
- Contact Info
- PhD, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), 2010
- BS, Franklin & Marshall College (Lancaster, PA), 2003
- Beck, J. P.; Miller, D. M. Encouraging Student Engagement by Using a POGIL Framework for a Gas-Phase IR Physical Chemistry Laboratory Experiment. J. Chem. Educ., 2022, 99(12), pp 4079-4084.
- D. A. C. Czegan, D. M. Miller, and J. Kabrhel. Infusing the Liberal Arts Mission Across Chemistry Curricula and Beyond. In Liberal Arts Strategies for the Chemistry Classroom; K. D. Kloepper and G. L. Crawford, Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 1266; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2017; pp 27–43.
- D. M. Miller and D. A. Chengelis Czegan. “Integrating the liberal arts and chemistry: A series of general chemistry assignments to develop science literacy.” J. Chem. Educ., 2016, 93 (5), pp 864–869.
- J. Fornsaglio and D. Miller. Writing in Chemistry. Apple iBook (2015).
- D. M. Miller, J. W. Young, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt, “High resolution electronic spectroscopy of 9-fluorenemethanol in the gas phase: New insights into the properties of p-hydrogen bonds,” J. Chem. Phys., 2010, 133, 124312.
- D. M. Miller, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt, “On the electric dipole moments of asymmetric tops: Measurement by high-resolution electronic spectroscopy in the gas phase,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113 (25), pp 6964–6970.
- D. M. Mitchell, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt, “Push-pull molecules in the gas phase: Stark-effect measurements of the permanent dipole moments of p-aminobenzoic acid in its ground and electronically excited states,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2008, 112 (49), pp 12597–12601.
- P. J. Morgan, D. M. Mitchell, and D. W. Pratt, “High resolution electronic spectroscopy of p-vinylphenol in the gas phase,” Chem. Phys., 2008, 347, pp 340–345.
- T. M. Selby, J. R. Clarkson, D. M. Mitchell, J. A. J. Fitzpatrick, H. D. Lee, D. W. Pratt, and T. S. Zwier, “Isomer-specific spectroscopy and conformational isomerization energetics of o-, m-, and p-ethynylstyrenes,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2005, 109 (20), pp 4484–4496.
- Safford Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching (2004)
- Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh
- Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh
- American Chemical Society
- Phi Beta Kappa Society
- R. M. Whitnelland D. M. Miller. “The POGIL Project Workshop: Development and Implementation of Guided Inquiry Experiments for Physical Chemistry.” 2022 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, West Lafayette, IN, August 2022.
- J. P. Beck and D. M. Miller. “Encouraging Student Engagement in Scientific Practices Through a Gas-Phase IR POGIL Physical Chemistry Laboratory Experiment.” 2022 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, West Lafayette, IN (2022).
- J. Smith, H. Boylan, and D. Miller. How to Make the Most of Your Pittcon Experience. Virtual panel presentation. Pittcon 2023 Conference & Expo (2023).
- D. A. Czegan and D. M. Miller. "Interdisciplinary approach to the chemistry curriculum: Infusing the liberal arts into majors-level courses.” Presentation given at the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Notre Dame, IN, (2018).
- D. M. Miller. "Combining lecture, flipping, and assigned readings to promote student engagement in a quantum mechanics course.” Presentation given at the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Notre Dame, IN, (2018).
- D. Miller and D. C. Czegan. “Developing science literacy in a General Chemistry I course.” Presentation given at the 24th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Greeley, CO, (2016).
- J. Hagen, D. Miller, M. Bernardo, R. Jin, and T. Dilbeck. “Melting point and molecular structure: A POGIL physical chemistry lab.” Presentation given at the 24th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Greeley, CO, (2016).
- D. Miller. “Using team-based learning strategies to promote student engagement in a thermodynamics course.” Presentation given at the 45th ACS Central Regional Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (2014).