Advisory Committee Member Profile
American Concrete Pavement Association
Executive Vice President
Areas of Expertise
Customer First Culture
Leif Wathne is Executive Vice President of the American Concrete Pavement Association where he is responsible for various technical, policy and federal/state agency-issues related to highway funding, concrete pavements and stewardship. His experience includes 25 years of experience with concrete materials and engineering.
Prior to joining ACPA, Leif served for nearly a decade as a project engineer in FHWA’s Office of Pavement Technology in Washington DC, and as a concrete research engineer at FHWA’s Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Virginia.
Leif is a registered professional engineer (PE), and holds a Master of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Connecticut.
He has authored of over two dozen peer-reviewed papers and journal articles, and serves regularly on National Academy of Sciences research panels, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Technical Groups, and is on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Concrete Pavements (ISCP).