Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering
Allen Garner received a B.S. in nuclear engineering from the University of Illinois, and two master’s degrees — one in nuclear engineering from the University of Michigan, and the second in electrical engineering from Old Dominion University. He earned his Ph.D. in nuclear engineering at the University of Michigan.
His research interests include biomedical applications of pulsed power and plasmas, plasma physics, pulsed power, high power microwaves, and theoretical biophysics.
Before joining Purdue, he was an electromagnetic physicist at GE Global Research Center in Niskayuna, NY, 2006-2012. From 1997 to 2003, he was an active duty Naval officer, serving onboard the USS Pasadena, and teaching the Prospective Nuclear Engineering Officer course. He currently serves as a Lieutenant Commander is the U.S. Navy Reserves.