About Our Speakers

Nathan Kebede PE

Associate Vice President & National Pavement Services Lead
Michael Baker International

Nathan Kebede is a Licensed Professional Engineer and the National Pavement Services Lead at Micheal Baker International where he partners with transportation agencies to collect objective roadway condition data and optimize roadway maintenance operations to improve roadway asset conditions. He is an experienced pavement management engineer and project manager having worked on numerous pavement condition inspection and pavement management projects for clients that include municipalities, state highway agencies, state aviation agencies, federal agencies, and the Department of Defense.

Nathan is an active member of the pavement and roadway asset management community; he is a member of the Highway pavements Committee and the Infrastructure Systems Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Transportation & Development Institute. Nathan is also a member of the Pavement Preservation Committee at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Nathan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Jackson State University and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. When he is not leading the charge in the battle against potholes, Nathan enjoys hiking and traveling with his wife and children.

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