John joined KPFF in 2002 as a founder of the St. Louis office, and has led the office’s growth from a staff of four to 30. With more than 35 years of experience in the structural engineering consulting industry serving architects, developers, and contractors, he has been responsible for the design of hundreds of buildings of all types across the country, many of which required sophisticated structural engineering analysis and design. His broad practical experience encompasses all facets of the structural design of a wide variety of building types utilizing different structural systems. John’s passion for and commitment to engineering excellence are exemplified by his creative, cost-effective design solutions.
John has authored more than a dozen articles for trade and specialty journals, and is frequently provides expert opinions for news stories. His collaborative approach to design is evident in every project he leads, resulting in successfully delivered projects that meet his clients’ budget, schedule, and design expectations.
John P. Miller and Mark A. Friedman, "Atrium Roof Structural Artistry", Structure Magazine, August, 2014
John P. Miller and Doug Antholz, "Redundancy of Exodiagonal Structures." Proceedings of Structures Congress, American Society of Structural Engineers, 2006.
John P. Miller, "Performance Based Earthquake Engineering: The First in St. Louis", Modern Steel Construction, American Institute of Steel Construction, August 2001.
John P. Miller, "Strengthening of Existing Composite Beams Using LRFD Procedures", Engineering Journal, American Institute of Steel Construction, Volume 33, No.2., Second Quarter 1996.
MS Structural Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, 1991
BS Civil Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, 1987
BS Structural Engineering, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1979
Associate of Applied Science-Architectural Technology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1976
Lakeview Commerce Center I & II
Meramec Bluffs Retirement Community, Lutheran Senior Services
Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health
Drury Plaza Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites, Krieger’s Restaurant
OSF St. Francis Medical Center Parking Structure
Safety National Corporation
Washington University Umrath Hall
Saint Louis University School of Law
Washington University Olin Business School
The Stratford at Kenyon Road
SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Jefferson City
Washington University Hillman Hall
Washington University Brauer Hall
Structural Engineer: IL, NE
Professional Engineer: AR, CO, FL, GA, IA, KS, MD, ME, MI, MO, MN, MS, NC, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TX, VA, WA, WI, WV
Civil Engineer: NV