Tandon School of Engineering
Professor of Civil Engineering (Construction)
Director, Center for Construction Management Innovation
Director, NYS Resiliency Institute for Storms and Emergencies
Professor Bud Griffis is Professor of Construction Engineering and Management in the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering at Polytechnic Institute of NYU. Until July 2006, he was Provost, Dean of Engineering and Applied Science and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Polytechnic University. He joined the faculty of the Department of Civil Engineering as a tenured professor of construction and director of the Center for Construction Management Innovation in January 2000. He was also in charge of all capital construction for Polytechnic University. Professor Griffis is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at Columbia University, having taught there from July 1986 to December 1999. He was the head of the Construction Engineering Program and the Director of the Center for Infrastructure Studies. In addition, he was a Principal in the firm of Robbins, Pope and Griffis Engineers, P.C. of New York.