Dr. Jose Pires is currently serving as Senior Technical Advisor for Civil Structural Engineering in the NRC Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Division of Engineering. He joined the NRC in 2008 as a Sr. Structural Engineering in the NRC Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, Division of Engineering. Prior to joining the NRC Dr. Pires was a distinguished member of the technical staff of Applied Research Associates (ARA) where he worked on research and other projects for the Department of Defense, the NRC and private organizations. Earlier in his career, he was in the scientific staff of Brookhaven National Laboratory where he worked on research and review projects for the NRC. Dr. Pires obtained MS and PhD degrees in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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