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Franklin Miller

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Franklin Miller spent his childhood in Greenville, Ohio, as a member of the United Methodist Church and Boy Scouts. He was married in 1969 and was a military officer in the U.S. Air Force with assignments at the U.S. Naval Postgrad School, Sea Launched Ballistic Missile Radar, Thule (Greenland) Ballistic Missile Warning site, 440L Over the Horizon Radar (Italy and New Jersey), Defense Support Program sites at Buckley Air Force Base (Colorado) and Woomera (South Australia).

Dr. Miller also served as a contractor for the Defense Support Program with Aerojet ElectroSystems, then known as The Aerospace Corporation, and with NASA at White Sands, New Mexico. He retired in 2004 as the DSP Project Engineer to volunteer and teach in Denver, Las Cruces, N.M., Pueblo, Colo., and Illinois.

Ph.D. Education, University of Denver, 1984, Development and Evaluation of an Online Computer Assisted Rorschach Inkblot Test
MEd Educational Psychology, Wayne State University, 1975
BS Physics and Math, Otterbein University 1969

Machine language programming, IBM dump analysis and debugging, ASM and FORTRAN programming, Database, TRS80 Basic/IBM BASICA, Defense Support Program intelligence data analysis, Software Engineering and Design.

Published Ph.D. dissertation computerized a major psychological test, 1984

Authored the Dual-Use missile warning doctrine that helped end the Cold War peacefully. Authored Dual-Use papers and a military professional paper proposing a missile warning doctrine that helped end the Cold War peacefully. Authored numerous software design changes and a deployment change that allowed Defense Support Program to end the Cold War. The Soviet Union became convinced they could not attack. Was on duty as Satellite Systems Engineer when we reported a polar missile launch that could have been a first-strike dry run.