About Gary Mueller


  • University of Missouri-Rolla, Doctor of Philosophy, 1980

Gary Mueller

Prof, asoc
Mining & Nuclear Engineering
203 Fulton Hall

573-341-4348 | gmueller@mst.edu | Personal site


  • University of Missouri-Rolla, Doctor of Philosophy, 1980


Research interests

packed bed characterization, radial porosity, analytical solutions, subatomic particle interactions


  • Mueller, G.E., A Modified Packed Bed Radial Porosity Correlation, Powder Technology, Vol. 342, pp.607-612 (2019).
  • Al Falahi, F., Mueller, G.E., Al-Dahhan, M., Pebble bed nuclear reactor structure study: A comparison of the experimental and calculated void fraction distribution, Progress in Nuclear Energy, Vol.
  • Khane, V, Taha, M.M., Mueller, G.E., Al-Dahhan, M.H., Discrete Element Method (DEM) Based Investigations of Granular Flow in a Pebble Bed Reactor (PBR), Nuclear Technology, Vol. 199, pp. 47-66 (2017
  • Kulage, Z.A., Castano, C.H., Usman, S., Mueller, G.E., Characterization of the neutron flux energy spectrum at the Missouri University of Science and Technology Research Reactor (MSTR), Nuclear Engi
  • Mueller, G.E., A Simple Method for Determining Sphere Packed Bed Radial Porosity, Powder Technology, Vol. 229, pp. 90-96 (2012).

Awards and recognition


  • Twenty Six UMR/MST Outstanding Teacher Awards, 1991-94, 97, 99-2018
  • Missouri S&T Faculty Teaching Award, 2010, 2018
  • Academy of Mines & Metallurgy Senior Faculty Award, 2015
  • Governor's Award for Excellence in Education, 2011