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James G. Miller - VCU College of Engineering. Engineering East Hall, Room E2234, Richmond, VA, US

James G. Miller James G. Miller

Professor of the Practice | VCU College of Engineering

Engineering East Hall, Room E2234, Richmond, VA, UNITED STATES

Professor of the Practice at the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering of Virginia Commonwealth University.





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James Miller is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has 35+ years experience as a nuclear engineer, primarily in the development, testing, and licensing of analysis methods for Dominion Virginia Power's fleet of commercial nuclear reactors. He teaches numerous courses for the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at VCU, mostly related to nuclear engineering, and manages the development of the VCU nuclear reactor simulator.

Industry Expertise (1)


Areas of Expertise (3)

Engineering Education Reactor Simulation Reactor Theory

Education (2)

Pennsylvania State University: M.S, Nuclear Engineering 1975

Shippensburg University: B.A, Physics 1968

Affiliations (1)

  • American Nuclear Society

Courses (11)

Nuclear Engineering Fundamentals

Required introductory course for undergraduates entering the nuclear engineering track.

Elements of Reactor Theory

Undergraduate reactor physics.

Reactor Theory

Graduate course in reactor theory.

Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Graduate special topics course.

Economics of Nuclear Power Plants

Undergraduate course in engineering economics and the nuclear fuel cycle.

Reactor Simulation

Special topics course on the simulation of nuclear power plants.

Nuclear Power Plants

Undergraduate course in nuclear power plant design, operation, and control.

Nuclear Power Plants

Graduate course in the control, behavior, and design of nuclear power plants.

Monte Carlo Methods

Senior/graduate course in the programming of statistical resampling and Monte Carlo techniques.


Introduction to thermodynamics for undergraduates.

Nuclear Power Plant Simulators

Special topics course in the design of reactor simulators.