Title: Professor Emeritus
Office: A.V. Williams 1355
Len Taylor has been a faculty member at the University of Maryland since 1967 and has been a pioneer in the field of medical technology. He is now a Professor Emeritus but is still actively teaching in the department. He is the author of over 150 journal articles and conference papers, has had 48 funded research grants, contracts and projects, and holds six U.S. and 16 foreign patents. He is a life fellow of the IEEE and of the American Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine and has been a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award and the Centennial Alumnus Award from New Mexico State University and the Outstanding Commitment Award from the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering. He has served as a consultant for the U.S. Navy, the National Institutes of Health, the Strategic Defense Initiative Program, and a number of private corporations. Prior to coming to Maryland he held positions at Case-Western Reserve University, General Electric, White Sands Proving Ground, and Raytheon. He taught at the University of Madrid as a Fulbright Lecturer and at the National Polytechnic University of Mexico under a Ford Foundation program.
Flush]Mountable Plasma Profile Probe, U.S. Patent No. 4,388,588. [Assigned to U.S. Navy].
Target Vehicle Discriminant, [Joint with B.V. Kessler and W.P. Altman, assigned to U.S. Navy]. Navy Case No. 62,503.
Laser Beam Phase Measurement System, Patent issued under Title 35. [Assigned to U.S. Navy].
Missile Orientation Monitor, U.S. Patent No. 5,039,029 [Joint with B.V. Kessler, assigned to U.S. Navy].
Method for Shucking Bivalve Mollusks Using Microwave Energy, U.S. Patent No. 4,420,492. [Assigned to University of Maryland].
Microwave Coagulating Scalpel, U.S. Patent No. 4,534,347. Patents granted in 17 countries. [Assigned to University of Maryland
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