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Allen Garner
Contact Information
Phone: +1 765 49-40618
Office: NUCL 112A

Allen Garner

Assistant Professor,with Courtesy Appointment in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Courtesy Appointment in Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Education

  • Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2006
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, 2003
  • M.S.E. Nuclear Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1997
  • B.S. Nuclear Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1996

Research Interests

  • Biomedical applications of pulsed power and plasmas
  • Plasma Physics
  • Pulsed Power
  • High Power Microwaves
  • Theoretical biophysics

Patents

  • A. Caiafa, V. B. Neculaes, A. L. Garner, and A. S. Torres, “Electric Pulse Generation Systems using Capacitive Coupling,” US Patent 9,708,597 (issued 18 July 2017).
  • "Platelet Activation and Growth Factor Release using Electric Pulses," US Patent 9,452,199 (issued 27 September 2016), V. B. Neculaes, A. S. Torres, A. Caiafa, B. D-L. Lee, and A. L. Garner
  • "Methods and Compositions for Destructive Interference," US Patent 9,356,357 (issued 31 May 2016), D. L. Simone, G. S. Balch, D. A. Gibson, III, H. J. Patchen, A. L. Garner, G. J. Parker, D. Q. Tan, and F. Johnson
  • "Methods and Compositions for Energy Dissipation," US Patent 9,252,496 (issued 02 February 2016), D. L. Simone, G. S. Balch, D. A. Gibson, III, H. J. Patchen, A. L. Garner, D. Q. Tan, F. Johnson, and G. J. Parker
  • "Modular Adjustable Pulse Generator," US Patent 9,238,808 B2 (issued 19 January 2016), A. Caiafa, V. B. Neculaes, A. S. Torres, and A. L. Garner
  • "Platelet Activation using Long Electric Field Pulses," US Patent 9,078,862, (issued 14 July 2015), V. B. Neculaes, A. Caiafa, B. D-L Lee, N. E. LaPlante, A. S. Torres, and A. L. Garner
  • "Optical Based Delivery of Exogenous Molecules to Cells," U. S. Patent No. 8,778,682 (issued 15 July 2014), V. B. Neculaes, K. R. Conway, A. L. Garner, E. R. Loghin, S. Yazdanfar, D. V. Dylov, B. M. Davis, and C. Joo
  • "Radioisotope Power Source," U.S. Patent No. 8,294,023 (issued 23 October 2012), B. A. Clothier, M. C. Nielsen, T. R. Tolliver, and A. L. Garner

Affiliations

  • Alpha Nu Sigma (Nuclear Engineering Honor Society)
  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Senior member
  • Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society)