Associated with the firms network

Tipping Mar + Associates, Structural Engineers; Tipping Structural Engineers; Tipping, Steve, and Associates, Structural Engineers

Professional History


First Lieutenant, US Army (USA), Corps of Engineers, Fort Sill, OK. He finished a tour of duty in Vietnam.

Following his military service, Tipping worked for "several Bay Area engineering firms." (See Tipping Structural Engineers, "Meet Tipping Structural Engineers," accessed 04/04/2017.)

Principal, Steve Tipping and Associates, Structural Engineers, Berkeley, CA, 1983- ; Partner, Tipping Mar + Associates, Berkeley, CA, -2014. Partner, Tipping Structural Engineers, Berkeley, CA, 2014- .

A graduate of Clemson University, Steve began his engineering career as first lieutenant with the US Army Corps of Engineers at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and soon thereafter completed a tour of duty in Vietnam. After working for several Bay Area engineering firms, he founded Steve Tipping and Associates in 1983. Steve served as a board member and president (2002–2003) of SEAONC and was inducted as a fellow of the organization in 2004.

Professional Awards

Recipient, Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEONC) Excellence in Structural Engineering Award, 2009. Tipping won this for his research on corrugate metal sheer wall technologies.



B.S., Structural Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC.

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