Graham Sustainability Institute

Alec Gallimore

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Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering
Arthur F Thurnau Professor
  • Engineering

Alec Gallimore's primary research interests include electric propulsion, plasma diagnostics, space plasma simulation, electrode physics, and hypersonic aerodynamics/plasma interaction. He has extensive design and testing experience with a number of electric propulsion devices including Hall thrusters, ion engines, arcjets, 100-kW-class steady MPD thrusters, and multi-megawatt pulsed coaxial plasma accelerators. He has implemented a variety of probe, microwave, and optical/laser plasma diagnostics.