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Grants and Awards

  • GIRLS PACT – GIrls & Researching Learning Strategies, Problem-solving, And Computational Thinking. Submitted to National Science Foundation. K. Miller, R. Rogers, and P. Balcerzak. (2020-2022), $560,729.
  • My story, our culture: supporting diverse students in micro-internships and heritage career pathways. Institute of Museum and Library Services. T. Coble, P. Balcerzak, T. Makubuya, and K. Miller. (2018-2019), $49,979.
  • Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Life Senior Member. 2018-
  • Association for Computing Machinery. Recognition of Service Award for efforts related to the 2018 ACM Code of Ethics (2018).
  • National Science Foundation, UMSL Noyce Scholars: Building Excellence in STEM Talent (BEST). C. Granger, K. Miller, and C. Basile (2015-2020), $1,193,804.
  • Nominated for the 2015 World Technology Award in Ethics.
  • Outstanding Paper of 2014 in the Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society: “On robots as a genetically modified invasive species.” M. Lemke and K. Miller. 12(2), 122-132.
  • Named a Fellow of the World Technology Network and a finalist for the World Technology Award in Ethics (2011).
  • National Science Foundation, UIS’s Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon: a center for river floodplain science and restoration. M. Lemke and K. Miller (2012-2014), $23,280.
  • National Science Foundation. EESE: Collaborative Research: Understanding and preparing future computer professionals for the ethical complexities of a diverse world. E. Buchanan, S. Dexter, K. Fleischmann, and K. Miller (2011-2013), $400,000.
  • Named a Faculty Research Fellow by the University of Illinois at Springfield’s Center for Online Learning, Research and Service (2011-2013).
  •  National Science Foundation. Can Ethics Instruction Improve Students’ Technical Skills in Computer Science? K. Miller, M. Loui, M. Tracy, and K. Urban (2011-2012), $183,603.
  • Joseph Weizenbaum Award, from the International Society for Ethics and Information Technology (2011).
  • Named a Distinguished Speaker by the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Computing (2010).
  • AmeriCorp Students in Service Program, Stipends for 8 UIS students awarded; application by K. Thompson, K. Miller and M. Lemke (2010).
  • American Society for Microbiology, MicroLibrary Editor’s Choice Award for the video “Mud and Microbes” by  M. Lemke, R. George and K. Miller (2009).
  • Louise Hartman Schewe and Karl Schewe Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences. University of Illinois at Springfield (2009-2012), $60,000.
  • Inaugural Mentor in the INSEIT Fellow Program (2008-2009).
  • UIS Collaborative Seed Funding Award. Impacts on ecosystem carbon storage after wetland restoration from croplands in Illinois. H. Chen, M. Lemke, and K. Miller (2007), $5000.
  • UIS Collaborative Seed Funding Award. Preliminary protist surveys in floodplain lakes of the Illinois and ParanaRivers. M. Lemke, K. Miller, M. Purnell, J. Bonacum, J. Manthei,  and J. GoldbergBelle (2006), $5000.
  • Outstanding Service Award. ACM Special Interest Group on Computers and Society. K. Miller (2006).
  • Lumpkin Family Foundation. Exploring land-use practices for river floodplains. M. Lemke, K. Miller, and S. Jennings (2006-2007), $15,000.
  • Comparative Societies Course Development Fund, University of Illinois at Springfield. Habits of the electronic heart: cyber-community and cyber-cultures. K. Miller and D. Marshall (2005), $2100.
  • CGS / Sloan Foundation, Professional Science Master’s Initiative in Science and Mathematics. Researching a Bioinformatics Masters at UIS. M. Lemke, H. Berman, B. Ferrara, E. Fisher, D. Jenkins, D. Koua, K . Miller, L. Newman, and D. Schuldt. (2002), $8000.
  • University of Illinois, University Scholar (2000-2003), $30,000.
  • Illinois Board of Higher Education. Encouraging responsible computer use in Illinois. K. Miller, F. Appel, and B. Coup (2001-2002), $75,000.
  • National Science Foundation. Teaching computer ethics with workshops and the Web . K. Miller, T. Camp, D. Johnson, and L. Smith King (2000-2003), $417,422.
  • University of Illinois at Springfield Online Course Faculty Stipend. Computer Ethics Online. K. Miller (Summer 1998), $5,000.
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the IEEE Computer Society for contributions to the development of the draft code of ethics for software engineering. K. Miller (1997).
  • University of Illinois Intercampus Collaboration Award. Interactive television and the Web: Synergy and security. K. Miller, M. Woodbury, and L. Dale. (1997-1998), $8,000.
  • National Educational Computing Conference 97: NSF Special Sessions. National Science Foundation. K. Miller (1997-1998), $4,100.
  • University of Illinois at Springfield, Summer Research Grant. Automatic identification of error-prone modules. K. Miller (1997), $1,500.
  • Electronic Learning about Software Testing, University of Illinois, Vice President’s Application of Learning Technologies in Higher Education Program. K. Miller (1995-1996), $16,600.
  • NECC ’95 Special Session for NSF DUE Projects, National Science Foundation. K. Miller (1995-1996), $21,376.
  • Alumni Fellow Teaching Award from the Society of the Alumni, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. K. Miller (1989).
  • Toward a Practical Theory of Ultra-Reliable Software, NASALangleyResearchCenter, Hampton, Virginia. K. Miller, R. Noonan, and S. Park  (1988-1995), $400,000.
  • Parallel Processing, Software Engineering, and Scientific Computing, NASALangleyResearchCenter, Hampton, Virginia. D. Nicol and K. Miller  (1989-1992), $102,000.
  • Managing and Visualizing Scientific Data, NASALangleyResearchCenter, Hampton, Virginia. K. Miller and J. Long (1988-1989), $18,000.
  • Technical Brief Award for image processing software development, NASALangleyResearchCenter, Hampton, Virginia. N. Faulcon, K. Miller and J. Monteith  (1987).
  • Graduate Student Support, Army Engineer Topographic Labs, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. K. Miller, R. Alanso, M. Turner, and P. Wu  (1987),  $4929.
  • Specifying and Developing Image Processing Software Using Abstract Data Types, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia. K. Miller  (1984-1986), $29,632.
  • ASEE Research Fellowship for image processing research at NASALangleyResearchCenter, Hampton, Virginia. K. Miller (1984).
  • Teacher of the Year at ConcordiaCollege, EdmontonAlberta. K. Miller (1977).