Distinguished Transportation Researcher Award

The Distinguished Transportation Researcher Award recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves as research scholars in transportation. A committee, chaired by the TRF President, will evaluate nominees based on their work. The award is presented during the TRF’s Annual Forum.

Past Recipients

  • 2018: Wesley Wilson, University of Oregon
  • 2017: Kenneth D. Boyer, Michigan State University
  • 2016: Robin Lindsey, University of British Columbia
  • 2015: Allen D. Biehler, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2014: Joseph M. Sussman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 2013: Wayne K. Talley, Old Dominion University
  • 2012: Genevieve Giuliano, University of Southern California
  • 2011: Martin Wachs, RAND Corporation
  • 2010: Clifford Winston, Brookings Institution
  • 2009: Daniel McFadden, University of California Berkeley
  • 2008: Steven A. Morrison, Northeastern University
  • 2007: Jos A. Gomez-Ibanez, Harvard University
  • 2006: Tae H. Oum, University of British Columbia
  • 2005: Kenneth Button, George Mason University
  • 2004: Kenneth Small, University of California, Irvine
  • 2000: Michael E. Levine, Harvard University
  • 1998: Edward K. Morlok
  • 1997: Carl D. Martland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1996: Benjamin J. Allen, Iowa State University
  • 1995: D. Philip Locklin
  • 1994: Martin T. Farris
  • 1993: C. Phillip Baumel, Iowa State University
  • 1992: Alan A. Altshuler, Harvard University
  • 1990: George W. Wilson, Ph.D.
  • 1989: Sir Alan Arthur Walters, B. Sci., Hon. D. Soc. Sci.
  • 1988: Karl M. Ruppenthal, Ph.D.
  • 1987: William S. Vickrey, Ph.D.
  • 1986: William J. Harris, D. Sci., Hon. D. Eng.
  • 1985: John R. Meyer, Ph.D.
  • 1984: Alfred E. Kahn, Ph.D.
  • 1982: W. Edwards Deming, Ph.D.
  • 1979: James C. Nelson, Ph.D.
  • 1978: James R. Nelson, Ph.D.
  • 1977: Lewis K. Sillcox, D. Sci., D. Eng., LL.D., D.H.L.