Lanny Griffin

Office: 192-231
Phone Number: 805-756-2575
Email: lgriffin(place an 'at' sign here)
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Lanny Griffin received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Davis in Materials Science and Engineering. He also has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. Currently, he is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. He is also on the Mechanical Engineering faculty of the US Military Academy at West Point as an Army Reserve Officer. Dr. Griffin’s research interests are in bone mechanics and biomaterials and has been the Principal Investigator of several projects from the Army, DOD, and NIH.

Research Interests

Bone Mechanics (fracture and fatigue)
Continuum Mechanics
Medical Device Evaluation
Numerical Methods/Mathematical Modeling

Office Hours for Winter 2018

Days Time Description
M 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
W 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.