C. CAN SIMSIR, PhD, PE JOINS WALKER CONSULTANTS AS SENIOR FORENSIC CONSULTANT
WALKER CONSULTANTS is pleased to announce that Can Simsir, PhD, PE has joined the firm as a Senior Forensic Consultant. Can has 15 years of experience in providing consulting and expert services for investigation and dispute resolution of structures damaged or collapsed by natural and man-made hazards including earthquakes, winds, fires, floods, vibrations, construction defects, design omissions, and performance failures. He provides peer review services for the design of structures and performs advanced analysis in the evaluation of existing structures. His expertise also includes performance-based seismic design and masonry structures. Can will be a key member of the firm’s investigations and forensic engineering team for projects nation-wide and will be based in the Los Angeles office.
Can has authored over 30 publications including papers in refereed journals, conference proceedings, and technical reports. He has been a speaker at several national and international meetings and conferences. Can is a licensed Civil Engineer in California and Professional Engineer in Florida and holds a PhD in Civil/Structural Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.