Larry Griffis, PE
Larry is a nationally award-winning structural engineer with over 50 years of experience contributing structural design to more than 80 major buildings throughout the U.S. and internationally. His expertise involves the design of long-span roof structures, high-rise buildings, composite steel and concrete systems, and analysis of large buildings under wind and seismic forces. As one of the premier specialists in wind engineering, Larry has authored/contributed to the U.S. wind standard building codes. He is also a pioneer in the design of retractable roof stadiums and ballparks. Many projects under his direction have received numerous awards, including the Eminent Conceptor Award for the top engineering accomplishment in Texas.
Larry is honored with many distinguished professional awards including the coveted Kimbrough Award, the highest award presented for design innovation in structural steel, presented by the American Institute of Steel Construction. He was named to the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow to the American Concrete Institute, and a Fellow to the Structural Engineering Institute. Larry has a Master and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and Florida.