R.J. Dwayne Miller Physical Chemist/ Biophysicist
Dwayne Miller has been widely recognized for his work in spectroscopy and the development of new electron sources for ultrafast laser technology. These advances have enabled real-time observation of atomic motion during structural changes in materials. This interest in intermolecular forces extends to understanding how small amounts of energy are controlled and directed in biological functions, and investigating the unusual behaviour that occurs at the biological and chemical surfaces.
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
Chemical Institute of Canada Medal
A.P. Sloan Fellowship
NSERC John C. Polanyi Award
McNeil Medal for Science Promotion, Royal Society of Canada
Rutherford Medal in Chemistry, Royal Society of Canada
E. Bright Wilson Award in Spectroscopy, American Chemical Society
Fellow of the Optical Society of America
NSF Presidential Young Investigator (USA)
H. Jean-Ruel et al, "Ring closing reaction in diarylethene captured by femtosecond electron crystallography," J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 117, pp. 15894-15902, 2013.
M. Gao al, "Mapping molecular motions leading to charge delocalization with ultrabright electrons," Nature, vol. 496, pp. 343-346, 2013.
R.J.D. Miller, "Molecular motor speed limits," Nat. Chem., vol. 4, pp. 523-525, 2012.
R.J.D. Miller et al, "Making the molecular movie: First frames," Acta Cryst. A, vol. 66, pp. 137-156, 2010.
M. Eichberger et al, "Snapshots of cooperative atomic motions in the optical suppression of charge density waves," Nature, vol. 468, pp. 799–802, 2010.
R.J. Dwayne Miller et al, Surface Electron Transfer Processes. New York: VCH Publishers, Inc. 1995.
Program Co-Director Molecular Architecture of Life
Senior Fellow Molecular Architecture of Life
The Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter; University of TorontoAtomically Resolved Dynamics Department
PhD (Chemistry) Stanford University
BSc Honours (Chemistry and Immunology) University of Manitoba
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