Jerry Miller Portrait

Jerry Miller

Associate Director Academic Support Services
Biography

Colonel Jerry Miller, USAF (Ret.) is an Associate Director Academic Support Services and Adjunct Faculty member. He joined FIU in 2006 as Associate Director and Principal Investigator for renewable energy, international security, and technology research at the Applied Research Center before joining the School of Computing and Information Sciences. He spent over 27 years in the US Air Force, serving as a Foreign Area Officer for Latin America, Strategic Plans Officer, and Resource Staff Officer in the Planning, Programming and Budgeting System (PPBS). He served at the US Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay, and in Honduras. Mr. Miller received his BS in Basic Sciences from the United States Air Force Academy and holds an MA in Management and Human Resources, as well as an MS in Telecommunications and Computer Networking. He is a graduate of the Air University’s Air War College, the Air Command and Staff College, Eaker College Joint Doctrine Air Campaign Course, as well as the On-Scene Commander’s Disaster Management Course and is a DoD certified Spanish Linguist.  He conducts research in the privacy and security of wireless and sensor networks, robotics. and other related areas.

Research and Educational Interests

Research interests include all things “interesting,” including Wireless Communications, Cybersecurity, Sensor Systems and Renewable Energy.

Background Education

2011 MS, Telecommunications and Computer Networking, Florida International University
1982 MA, Management and Human Resources
1979 BS, Basic Sciences (engineering, biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and physics), United States Air Force Academy

Professional Activities
  • US Air Force Association
  • IEEE
  • AFCEA
Professional Experience

A rescue and special operations helicopter pilot, Latin American Foreign Area Officer, and plans and programs officer with 27 years in the US Air Force, serving in a variety of positions throughout the world, including duty at the US Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay.