Dave Davenport is a Technology Manager for Ultrasound Physics & Biomedical Engineering at GE Research and has led engineers and scientists towards innovative research goals since 2012. Prior to this position, he worked as a Senior Engineer and Project Leader engaging with multiple technology organizations spanning GE Research. Dave guides multi-disciplinary technical teams in the development of ultrasound imaging, wireless and wearable physiological monitoring, lung monitoring with electrical impedance tomography, short range wireless communications, antenna design, diesel particulate sensing, indoor and outdoor geolocation, industrial monitoring, and railway signaling and control.
Dave has also led efforts to create new radio regulations and international technical standards for Medical Body Area Networks via the FCC and IEEE 802.15.6, respectively. He has been granted over 50 US patents for this cumulative work, which has benefited multiple GE businesses including GE Healthcare, GE Transportation, GE Advanced Sensors and GE Security. In his current role as Technology Manager he focuses on innovation in ultrasound and biomedical engineering fields.
T-J. Kao, B. Amm, X. Wang, G. Boverman, D. Shoudy, J. Sabatini, J. Ashe, J. Newell, G. Saulnier, D. Isaacson, D. Davenport, “Real-time 3D electrical impedance imaging for ventilation and perfusion of the lung in lateral decubitus position,” Conference Proceedings–IEEE Engineering in Medice and Biology Society, 2014:1135-8. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6943795.