Director of Engineering
Kevin Macdonald, PhD, PE, FACI, is an Engineering Advisor at Partanna, working with the team to develop and innovate Partanna’s technology. Kevin also founded Beton Consulting Engineering, and acts as President & Principal Engineer at the company. He is a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and a member of ASTM, ASCE, the Concrete Society and Professional Engineers Ontario.
Kevin is highly skilled in the concrete industry, with his prior experience including roles such as the past chair of the 132-Responsibility in Concrete Construction, as well as chair of of subcommittee 130-0B Production/Transport/Construction and 302 Construction of Concrete Floors.
Further, Kevin is also a member of ACI committees 211-Proportioning Concrete Mixtures, 212-Chemical Admixtures, 223-Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete, and 232-Fly Ash in Concrete and 318 sub A.
In addition to his concrete consulting work, Kevin also lends his time to research and education within the concrete industry, and is currently an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in the construction management program, where he teaches courses in concrete, reinforced concrete design and heavy construction. He brings significant expertise in field and lab concrete, quality control and problem-solving.
Kevin earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering as well as a Master’s and PhD in Engineering Materials from the University of Windsor in Ontario. Quality of concrete remains one of Kevin’s interests. He is heavily involved in ACI certification with the Aggregate and Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Minnesota.