Joel Miller is a mathematician with a background in modelling infectious disease spread. He was a postdoc at the Harvard School of Public Health and the Fogarty Institute of the NIH during the H1N1 pandemic. He was briefly at Monash University before joining the Institute for Disease Modeling in Seattle. He recently returned to Australia and is now a Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University.
He has developed a number of mathematical tools as well as a software package (Epidemics on Networks) for the study of infectious disease spread through contact networks. He is a coauthor of the book: Mathematics of Epidemics on Networks.