Dr. D. Todd Griffith

Dr. D. Todd Griffith is a Principal Member of the Technical Staff in the Wind and Water Power Technologies Department at Sandia National Laboratories. He is the Technical Lead for Sandia’s Offshore Wind Energy Program. His recent research contributions include work in the areas of structural dynamics, field testing, large offshore rotor technology (Sandia 100-meter blades, large-scale floating VAWTs), and structural health monitoring methods for wind energy systems.  Prior to joining Sandia, he completed PhD work at Texas A&M University in Aerospace Engineering.  He is an Associate Fellow of AIAA, recipient of an AIAA Distinguished Service award for leadership in wind energy conference development, presenter of over 20 invited seminars (many international), Guest Scholar of the Erasmus Mundus European Wind Energy Masters (EWEM) program at the Delft University of Technology in 2014, advisor to more than 20 students while at Sandia National Laboratories, and organizer & technical program chair of many workshops and conferences in the field of wind energy technology.