Callie Miller


Assistant Professor
Contact Info

  • Ph.D. in Bioengineering, from the University of Pittsburgh in 2014
  • M.A. in Mathematics, from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009
  • B.S. in Mathematics, from James Madison University in 2008
Scholarly Interests/Research
  • Image analysis for microscopy
  • Simulating the mechanics of actomyosin
  • Creating models and simulations that capture and lead to better understanding of the mechanical properties of proteins, cells, and tissues.
  • Multiscale modeling
  • Supporting women and POC in STEM
  • First-year experience
Courses Taught
  • ENGR 101 Engineering Opportunities
  • ENGR 231 Engineering Design I
  • ENGR 232 Engineering Design II
  • ENGR 212 Statics and Dynamics
  • ENGR 498 Intro to Bioengineering

Miller, CJ, LaFosse, PK, Asokan, SB, Haugh, JM, Bear, JE, and Elston, TC. Emergent spatiotemporal dynamics of the actomyosin network in the presence of chemical gradients. Integrative Biology, 11(6): 280-292, June 2019

Nagel, RL, Nagel, JK, Miller, CJ, Forsyth, J, Joshi, S, and Gipson, KG. Engagement in Practice: Engaging with the Community One Bike at a Time. In proceedings of: 136th Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. June 2019. 

Miller, CJ, Harris, D, Weaver, R, Ermentrout, GB, and Davidson, LA. Emergent mechanics of actomyosin drive punctuated contractions and shape network morphology in the cell cortex. PLoS Comp Bio, 14(9): 31006344, Sept 2018

Chanet, S, Miller, CJ, Vaishnav, ED, Ermentrout, GB, Davidson, LA, and Martin, AC. Actomyosin meshwork mechanosensing enables tissue shape to orient cell force. Nat Comm 8:15014, May 2017

von Dassow, M, Miller, CJ, and Davidson, LA. Biomechanics and the Thermotolerance of Development. PLoS ONE 9(4): e95670, April 2014

Miller, CJ, and Davidson, LA. The interplay between cell signalling and mechanics in developmental processes. Nat Rev Genet. 14(10):733-44, Oct 2013

Miller, CJ, Ermentrout, GB, and Davidson, LA. Rotational model for actin filament alignment by myosin. J Theor Bio 300:344-59, May 2012

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