Brian Gaylord

Position Title

  • Evolution and Ecology Coastal ; Marine Sciences Institute

Research Interests

Ecological biomechanics and biological physical coupling in coastal marine systems, focusing on how the scaling of physical processes places bounds on organismal design and ecological pattern.

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Ecology Graduate Group


  • EVE 101 Introduction to Ecology
  • EVE 106 Mechanical Design in Organisms
  • EVE 111 Marine Environmental Issues
  • BIS 124 Coastal Marine Research


  • 1997 Ph.D. Biological Sciences Stanford University
  • 1988 B.S. Mechanical Engineering Stanford University