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Allen Garner

Assistant Professor,with Courtesy Appointment in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Courtesy Appointment in Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Office: NUCL NUCL 112A
Campus Phone: +1 765 49-40618
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
Other
Patents Awarded
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
Memberships for faculty
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)