Bryan Cornwall, PhD, PEng

Bryan Cornwall
Phone: (619) 260-4226
Office: Belanich Engineering Center 108

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

  • PHD, Queen's University
  • MS, Queen's University
  • BS, Queen's University

Bryan Cornwall, PhD, PEng is an adjunct faculty member at the University of San Diego (USD) Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering.Dr. Cornwall’s academic background includes a Bachelor of Applied Science in mechanical engineering, a Master of Applied Science in material science, and a PhD in mechanical engineering, specializing in Orthopaedic Biomechanics from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He is registered as a Professional Engineer.

Dr. Cornwall spent twenty years in the medical device industry with fourteen years as an executive in publicly traded companies.  He has also completed a MBA at the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego and was named a Rady fellow. He has published over 24 peer-reviewed publications, eight book chapters, and 24 US patents.

Dr. Cornwall’s academic interests include: biomechanics, biomaterials, mechanical design, entrepreneurship, and innovation in medical devices and music. He has an active and long-standing interest in not-for-profit volunteering and service. Bryan is also an active runner completing more than 20 marathons around the world.  He is a member of the “7 Continent Club” completing marathons on 7 of 7 continents including Comrades (the Ultimate Human Race) in South Africa.