1989 present, Assistant Director of Contracts and Grants, Senior Research Hydrgeologist, Professor of Hydrogeology,
1972 1989, Chief, Hydrology Division and Associate Research Professor
1970 1972, Senior Hydrogeologist and Assistant Research Professor
1967 1970, Hydrogeologist and Instructor, Assistant Research Professor,Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte, Montana.
1978 present, Associate Director, Water Resources Center, Montana University System.
1964, 1966, 1967 (summers) – Instructor at Indiana University Geologic Field Station
1963 (summer), Teaching Associate at Indiana University Geologic Field Station,. Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana, and Cardwell, Montana,
1965 (summer), Geologist Humble Oil and Refining Company - Denver, Colorado and Salina, Utah
A.B.D.—Hydrogeology, M.S.— Hydrogeology, Minors in Geophysics, Geomorphology, and Civil Engineering, Indiana University, Bloomington
C.I.C.— Traveling Scholar, Minors in geological engineering and geohydrology, University of Illinois, Urbana
B.S.— Geology, Minor in chemistry with strong background in mathematics and physics, University of Montana, Missoula
— Registered Professional Geologist (No. 257)–State of Idaho
— Montana Monitoring Well Constructor's License (No. MWC-118)
— MSHA Hazardous Waste Training (updated annually)
— American Water Resources Association (Montana Section)
Vice President - 1990; President - 1991
— American Geophysical Union (Hydrology Section)
— Montana Geological Society
— Montana Water Well Driller’s Association
—Tobacco Root Geological Society
Vice President - 1977; President - 1978
— Hydrogeology, with emphasis on dryland salinity research
— Ground-water flow systems
— Aquifer evaluation
— Water-quality assessment
— Project development, coordination, and management
Steppuhn, H., and Miller, M.R., 1998. Managing Snow to Abate Salinity: in Proceedings of the Western Snow Conference, 66th Annual Meeting, Snowbird, Utah, April 20-23, p. 1-8 (Judged as the best paper at 1998 Western Snow Conference).
Holzer, J., Miller, M.R., Brown, S.K., Legare, R.G., and VonStein, J. J., 1995. Dryland Salinity Problems in the Great Plains Region of Montana: Evolution of Hydrogeology Aspects and Control Programs: in Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrogeologists —Congress XXVI: Dryland Salinity Workshop; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. p. 9-14.
Miller, M.R., Holzer, J.E., and Duaime, T.E., 1994. Dryland Salinity Problems in Northern Great Plains: Causes and Cures (abs.): in 1994 Book of Abstracts for Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VI Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia. p. 974.
James, L.F., Panter, K.E., Mayland, H.F., Miller, M.R., and Baker, D.C., 1989. Selenium Poisoning in Livestock: A Review and Progress: in Selenium in Agriculture and the Environment; Soil Science Society of America, Special Publication No. 23, Chapter 7. p. 123-131.
Dodge, T., Holzer, J., Adams, W., Farkell, J., and Miller, M.R., 1984. Triangle Conservation District--A Case Study in Dryland Saline-Seep Control: in Salinity in Water Courses and Reservoirs; Butterworth Publishers. p. 561-570.
Miller, M.R., Eck, Dorothy, Nathe, Dennis, Scully, John, 1984. Ground-Water Data and Information Needs: in Issues in Ground Water Management; Recommendations of the Governor’s Ground Water Advisory Council. 6p.
Miller, M.R., and Patton, T.W., 1983. Montana Ground-Water Information Center: in Montana Ground-Water Status Report, Ground-Water Advisory Council. 7p.
Miller, M.R., Van Voast, W.A., and Moreland, J.A., 1983. Ground-Water Opportunities in Montana: in Montana Ground-Water Status Report, Ground-Water Advisory Council. 7p.
Miller, M.R., and Patton, T.W., 1983. Hydrogeological Data Base —Organization and Costs: in Proceedings of First Montana Ground-Water Conference, Great Falls. 13p.
Brown, P.L., Halvorsen, A.D., Siddoway, F.H., Mayland, H.F., and Miller, M.R., 1982. Saline-Seep Diagnosis, Control, and Reclamation: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, Conservation Research Report No. 30. 81 p.
Custer, S.G., and Miller, M.R., 1981. Saline Seep, a ground-water recharge problem on the Northern Great Plains (abs.): Tenth Annual Rocky Mountain Ground-Water Conference, Laramie, Wyoming. March 1981.
Miller, M.R., 1981. Saline-Seep Number One Enemy: in Proceedings of National Association of Conservation Districts 35th Annual Convention, February 1981, San Francisco, California. 7 p.
Miller, M.R., Brown, P.L., Donovan, J.J., Bergantino, R.N., Sonderegger, J.L., and Schmidt, F.A., 1980. Saline-Seep Development and Control in the North American Great Plains: Hydrogeological Aspects: in Proceedings of Land and Stream Salinity Workshop, Perth, West Australia. p. 8-1 to 8-12, (also published in Agricultural Water Management, 1981, v. 4, p. 115-141).
Lewis, B.D., Custer, S.G., and Miller, M.R., 1979. Saline-Seep Development in the Rapelje-Hailstone Area--Northern Stillwater County, Montana: U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations 79-107. 28 p.
Averett, R.C., Feder, G.L., Miller, M.R., Taylor, O.J., Lennon, D.H., Grisak, G.W., Schneider, A.T., and Stan, S. (ground-water quantity and quality committee of International Joint Commission), 1978. Effects of the Saskatchewan Power Corporation power plant on quantity and quality of ground water in the Poplar River Basin Saskatchewan-Montana: Report submitted to International Joint Commission. 80 p., 10 tables, 22 figures, and 10 plates.
Brown, P.L., and Miller, M.R., 1978, Soils and crop management practices to control saline seeps in the U.S. northern plains: in Proceedings of the Subcommission on Salt-Affected Soils at the 11th International Soil Science Society Congress, Edmonton, Canada. p. 7-9 to 7-15.
Miller, M.R., and Hanson, T.L., 1978. Drainage of saline seeps, north-central Montana (abs.): American Society of Agricultural Engineers; 1978 winter meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
Sonderegger, J.L., and Miller, M.R., 1977. Preliminary results of investigations on leachable salt loads in saline seep areas of Montana (abs): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 9, No. 6.
Custer, S.G., and Miller, M.R., 1977. Hydrogeologic factors which control saline seep development in Montana (abs): Geological Society of America Abstracts with programs, v. 9, No. 6, p. 718-719.
Miller, M.R., Sonderegger, J.L., Bergantino, R.N., Schmidt, F.A., and Bermel, W.M., 1976. Origin, development, and regional extent of salinity problems in Montana — hydrogeological aspects: in Report to the 1977 legislature on the state saline seep control program: Montana Department of State Lands. 8 p.
Brown, P.L., Cleary, E.C., and Miller, M.R., 1976. Water use and rooting depths of crops for saline seep control: in Proceedings on Regional Saline Seep Control Symposium, Bozeman, Montana: Montana Cooperative Extension Service Bulletin 1132. p. 125-135.
Miller, M.R., Vander Pluym, H.S.A., Holm, H.M., Vasey, E.H., Adams, E.P., and Bahls, L.L., 1976. An overview of saline-seep programs in the states and provinces of the great plains: in Proceedings on Regional Saline seep Control Symposium, Bozeman, Montana: Montana Cooperative Extension Service Bulletin 1132. p. 4-17.
Miller, M.R., Sonderegger, J.L., Smith, D.J., Bergantino, R.N., Schmidt, F.A., and Bermel, W.M., 1975. Origin, development and regional extent of salinity problems in Montana — hydrogeological aspects: Saline-Seep Report (1974) to Montana Department of State Lands. 57 p.
Miller, M.R., 1974. Hydrogeochemical investigation of selected watersheds in southwestern Montana: Montana University Joint Water Resources Research Center Report Number 60. 25 p.
Miller, M.R., 1973. Saline-seep development in Montana and adjacent areas — hydrogeological aspects: in Proceedings of Governor’s Saline Seep Emergency Meeting, Helena, Montana, April 25, 1973. p. 23-28.
Miller, M.R., and Bond, E.W., 1973. Impacts of induced rainfall on the Great Plains Montana — Section 8 (ground-water hydrology) Final Report: Montana Agricultural Experiment Station Research Report 42. 74 p.
Ferguson, Hayden, Brown, P.L., and Miller, M.R., 1972. Saline Seeps on non-irrigated lands of the northern plains: in Proceedings on Control of Agriculture Related Pollution in the Great Plains, Lincoln, Nebraska: Great Plains Agricultural Council Publication No. 60. p. 169-191.
Miller, M.R., and Bond, E.W., 1972. An evaluation of weather modification in the Great Plains of Montana — Part I (ground water): in Impacts of induced rainfall on the Great Plains of Montana — an Interim Report: Montana Agricultural Experiment Station Research Report 26. p. 41-73.
Miller, M.R., and Juvan, Eddie, 1971. Possibilities of developing potable water supplies, north-central Montana: in Proceedings of Saline Seep - Fallow Workshop, Great Falls, Montana, February 22-23, 1971. 9 p.
Miller, M.R., 1971. Hydrogeology of saline-seep spots in dryland farm areas — a preliminary evaluation: in Proceedings of Saline Seep — Fallow Workshop, Great Falls, Montana, February 22-23, 1971. 9 p.
Miller, M.R., 1969. Water Resources of eastern Montana: in Montana Geological Society Guidebook, 20th Annual Field Conference. p. 239-243.