Weston Griffin is a principal mechatronics engineer at GE Research in Niskayuna, New York. Dr. Griffin brings to this role significant experience in early-stage engineering design, project leadership, and cross-functional team-building, as well as a history of automation-related research and development know-how for the healthcare industry.
Dr. Griffin earned a Master’s and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. His doctoral research concentrated on the development and investigation of a robotic dexterous telemanipulation system under shared control with haptic feedback.
Since joining GE Research in 2003, Dr. Griffin’s technical expertise in mechatronics and machine design has enabled contributions in various fields such as aviation inspection & repair, interventional diagnostic systems, cell therapy devices, biological sample handling systems, bioreactor systems, and cell culture automation. Dr. Griffin holds 27 US patents, 10 international patents, and has co-authored eight conference and journal publications. He is also a certified Level 3 TRIZ practitioner.
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