Resume: Daniel Miller


Ball State University, 2011-2013.

M.A. in Counseling Psychology

University of Michigan, 2008-2010

M.S. in Organic Chemistry

Ball State University, 2004-2008

B.S. in ACS Chemistry and Biochemistry


Ball State University, 2010 – Current

    • Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Instructor
    • Advisor
    • Departmental and University committee member
    • Journal of Chemical Education Manuscript Reviewer

University of Michigan, Department of Chemistry, 2008 –2010

    • Graduate Student Assistant
    • Chemistry discussion session leader


Clinical Psychotherapy, 2012 – 2014

    • Diagnostic Reports and Applied Behavior Analysis
    • Individual, Family, and Group Counseling
    • Trauma Focused CBT and TF-CBT with Childhood Trauma
    • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention 
    • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Rational-Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy focus


Ball State University, 2006 – 2008, 2013 – 2015

Professor Robert Sammelson Group. Research focus on combinatorial product synthesis of molecules related to GABA receptor antagonists. Synthesis of heterocyclic anilines and pyridones from malononitriles.

University of Michigan, 2008 –2010

Professor Edwin Vedejs Group. Research focus on natural product total synthesis of Diazonamide A. Synthetic methodology development in rotation research groups (Professor John Wolfe and Professor John Montgomery).

Eli Lilly and Company, 2007

Libraries of Molecules were synthesized and purified using multiple procedures. The business aspect of medicinal chemistry was constantly applied. Worked with Douglas Stack.


Miller, D. and Lang, P. Using the Universal Design for Learning Approach in Science Laboratories to Minimize Student Stress. Journal of Chemical Education 2016, 93(11), 1823-1828. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00108

Sammelson, R, Miller, D, and Bailey, C. Synthesis of Isoxazolines and Isoxazoles Inspired by Fipronil. Synthesis. 2015, 47, 2791-2798

Miller, D. Facile conversion of chromane-6-triflates to chromane-6-alanines under Palladium conditions. Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 811-813.


“Realizing Industrial Practices in Acadamia: Experiences from Dow AgroSciences” D. Miller and S. Rayat. Chemistry Seminar Series, Ball State University, 2016, Powerpoint Presentation.

“Using the Universal Design Approach in our Science Laboratories:  A Discussion of How to Assist Students with Mental Health Issues”.  D. Miller and Dr. P. Lang. Diversity Dialogue Program, Ball State University, 2015, Powerpoint Presentation and Workshop.

 “Design and synthesis of isoxazoles and isoxazolines with structural similarities to Fipronil” Dr. R. Sammelson, D. Miller, and C. Bailey. 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA. March 21-25, 2010, poster.

“Synthesis of Diazonamide A” D. Miller and Dr. E Vedejs, University of Michigan, Research Presentation, 2009, Powerpoint Presentation

“Reductive Coupling with Nickel Catalysis” D. Miller and Dr. J. Montgomery, University of Michigan, Research Presentation, 2009, Powerpoint Presentation.

“Cyclization of Seven Membered Rings by Palladium Coupling” D. Miller and Dr. J. Wolfe, University of Michigan, Research Presentation, 2009, Powerpoint Presentation.

“Metal – Pi Interactions:  Linear and cyclic pi systems allow organic complexes to bond to metals” D. Miller, University of Michigan, Organometallics Class Presentation, 2009, Powerpoint Presentation.

“The Role of Mercury in Gold Mining: Environmental Affects” D. Miller, University of Michigan, Environmental Chemistry Class Presentation, 2009, Powerpoint Presentation.

“Mitsonobu and Stille Coupling reactions” D. Miller, Eli Lilly internship research presentation, 2007, Powerpoint Presentation.