Larry Griffis, P.E., is President of the Structural Division of Walter P. Moore and Associates, a nationally recognized engineering firm specializing in major sports facilities. Mr. Griffis has directed or made significant contributions to the structural design of over fifty major buildings throughout the United States and internationally. He has combined his 32 years of practical design and management experience with ongoing involvement in numerous technical committees, exploring and documenting specialized structural issues of design, construction, and delivery.
He has developed particular expertise in the design of long span roof structures, high-rise buildings, composite steel and concrete systems, and analysis of large buildings under wind forces.
Mr. Griffis’ honors include the "AISC Lifetime Achievement Award, finalist as ENR magazine’s "Construction Man of the Year," and the AISC T.R. Higgins Award. He was named to the National Academy of Engineering in 2003, the highest praise bestowed by peers in the industry.