Brief biography of Dale Miller

Dale Miller received his Ph.D. in Mathematics in 1983 from Carnegie Mellon University. He has been a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Ecole Polytechnique (France) and Department Head in Computer Science and Engineering at Pennsylvania State University. He has held visiting positions at the Australian National University and the universities of Aix-Marseille, Sienna, Genoa, Pisa, and Edinburgh. He is currently Director of Research (classe exceptionnelle) at Inria Saclay. He has been the Scientific Leader of the Parsifal team from 2004-2019.

Miller was a two-term editor-in-chief of the ACM Transactions on Computational Logic and is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Automated Reasoning. He was the General Chair for LICS from 2018 to 2021. In 2014 he was a PC chair for CSL and LICS. He was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant in 2011 and the LICS Test-of-Time awards in 2011 and 2014 for papers written in 1991 and 1994. He is an ACM Fellow.

Miller works on various topics in computational logic, including proof theory, automated reasoning, logic programming, unification theory, operational semantics, and proof certificates. He is one of the designers of the λProlog programming language and the Abella theorem prover.

Academic genealogy

At this point, many people trained in either mathematics or computer science in the USA share this genealogy. The following list of ancestors was published by Dick Lipton on his blog.