As a Director of DeSimone’s Forensics Practice in the United States Western Region, Stephen Jirsa provides technical oversight and management of the firm’s forensics team in this region, encompassing both pre and post-loss services.
Mr. Jirsa has over 20 years of broad structural engineering experience involving evaluation, forensic investigation, analysis, and design of buildings and components. Mr. Jirsa’s roles have also included seismic design and evaluation, product development of building systems, product certification and building code approval, structural and architectural performance testing, prefabricated buildings, and building envelopes/facades. He has provided engineering expertise to commercial, construction, government, military, and healthcare clients.
In his previous role as a Structural Engineering Consultant, Mr. Jirsa provided expert testimony, construction consulting services, and plan review services.
Stephen earned his Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering from University of California in Berkeley, CA and his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from University of Texas in Austin, TX.