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XIA Structural Engineers, Inc. (Formerly Everest Engineering, Inc.) is a consulting engineering firm providing structural and shoring engineering design services. Our engineering team is experienced in various local projects in California, specializing in residential and commercial building structures.


Ji Xia, P.E., S.E. 

Founder & Principal


      Licensed Structural Engineer (CA license #7144)
      Licensed Civil Engineer (CA license #89014)

Ji graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Buffalo, one of the most prestigious Structural Engineering graduate programs with an emphasis on earthquake engineering. His impeccable personal commitment to his clients and successes on high-profile projects allowed him to pursue his ambitions of starting his own firm. Thus, Everest Engineering is born.

Ji has over a decade of experience in structural engineering design, evaluation, and retrofitting of buildings. He worked on over 300+ various projects over his career, including large apartment complexes, high-rise buildings, and high-end custom homes.

He has a creative mind, and his leadership in developing innovative and economical engineering solutions has been instrumental to many successful projects.

William Guo

Project Manager

William joined XIA Structural Engineers as a project manager in 2021, bringing expertise in adaptive reuse, commercial projects, and multifamily and mixed-use developments. With over 15 years of engineering experience in U.S. and Asia, William treats clients' projects with focused care and attention to detail. He is responsible for structural concepts and design in the firm. 

Na Fan 

drafter & BIM modeler

Yiwen Chen

drafter & BIM modeler

Emily Ge 

General Manager

Emily joined XIA Structural Engineers in 2021. She holds a master's degree in economics from UCLA. She oversees the daily operations of our firm and makes sure it is running smoothly and effectively.

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