Marwan Nader is Technical Director of T.Y. Lin International's Bridge Line of Business and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. He has over 25 years of experience in the design and construction of long-span bridges.
Marwan earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, (UC Berkeley) focusing on the seismic performance of steel structures. He serves on the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies (TRB), AFF020 Committee on Steel Bridges, which is tasked with keeping the transportation community current on national/international research related to the design, rating and rehabilitation of steel bridges.
Chair of the Structural Engineering Institute’s (SEI) Cable-Supported Bridges Committee, Marwan is also a Board member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and active in the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), the primary earthquake engineering research arm of the State of California, the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), the American Welding Society (AWS), and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).
Marwan was recently appointed to the UC Berkeley Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Advisory Council. This select committee of professional engineers, business leaders, academic/higher education leaders, and government/policy officials is dedicated to contributing to a dynamic, robust civil and environmental engineering profession and furthering the important role of engineering education and research for addressing societal problems.
In 2014, Marwan received a Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award from the American University of Beirut. He was also inducted into the 2015 Class of the CEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni at UC Berkeley.