.Carpenter Wright Engineers, PLLC
Structural Consultants
"Supporting the Constructed Environment Since 1976"

Ken L. Griffin, P.E., SECB - Principal/Knoxville Office Manager


Ken Griffin has approximately thirty years of diversified structural engineering experience. He has served as Project Manager or Engineer for numerous projects including office buildings, medical facilities, hotels, institutional facilities, industrial facilities, warehouses and distribution centers, retail facilities, environmental structures, forensics, and renovations. Mr. Griffin's technical responsibilities include structural design and analysis, preparation of technical specifications, coordination of design documents, review of contractor submittals, and field observations.

Prior to joining Carpenter Wright Engineers in June, 1994, Mr. Griffin was employed by Lockwood Greene Engineers, where in addition to responsibilities listed above, he also held temporary assignments as Resident Construction Manager and Field Engineer. Mr. Griffin's academic research subjects during his graduate studies included the development and transfer length of prestressing strand in concrete members and the frictional strength of the interface between soil and structural elements.  

Mr. Griffin assumed his duties as Manager of the Knoxville Office of Carpenter Wright Engineers in January, 1995. Ken's management responsibilities include overall project management, proposals, marketing, financial management, training and quality control. Mr. Griffin was named a Principal of Carpenter Wright Engineers in August 1998.

University of Tennessee - BS, Civil Engineering, 1987
University of Tennessee - MS, Civil Engineering, 1989

Tennessee Registration #23005, since 1992
Registered Professional Engineer in twenty-six states and one Canadian province:
Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts,                    Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina,        Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Nova Scotia

Structural Engineering Certification Board (SECB)
Tennessee Structural Engineers Association (TSEA)
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
American Concrete Institute (ACI)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)
Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)
American Institute of Architects (AIA), Allied Member