Dr. Ruth Douglas Miller
Kansas State University

Dr. Ruth Douglas Miller is an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Kansas State University.  Since 2007 she has directed K-State’s Wind Application Center, which runs the state’s Wind for Schools program. In the program, K-12 schools receive small wind turbines to educate students about wind energy and interest them in careers in the field. By the end of 2014, the program is expected to have 23 turbines in place. The Wind Application Center also runs the High Plains Small Wind Test Center in partnership with Colby Community College; under a grant from DOE/NREL the center is testing two small turbines for certification under the AWEA Small Wind Standard.  Ruth is a member of IEEE, Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu, and has more than 25 academic publications.  Douglas Miller earned her doctorate and master’s at the University of Rochester and her bachelor’s degree at Lafayette College.