Specialties: Agricultural systems and mechanization
Bruce Miller is a professor and department head for the School of Applied Sciences, Technology & Education (ASTE) at Utah State University and has served in the role since 2004. He joined the department in 1991 after earning his PhD in Agricultural Education at Iowa State University. Prior to Iowa State, Dr. Miller earned his MS and BS degrees in Mechanized Agriculture from the University of Nebraska. Dr. Miller oversees the ASTE department, which currently has approximately 675 undergraduate students and 40 graduate students with faculty members located at the Logan, Uintah Basin and USU-Eastern (Price and San Juan) campuses. He currently teach courses related to agricultural production and the environment and agricultural applications of electricity.
Dr. Miller has been active in the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA-Life Member) and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE – 20 year member) professional organizations. He is on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Journal of Compost Science and Utilization and serves as a peer reviewer for several journals. He is also a National Institute of Health panel reviewer for the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health programs. Dr. Miller’s research has primarily focused on the development and beneficial uses of organic agricultural by products.