CTS Awards

Distinguished Service and Leadership

Attendees at the 2020 CTS Annual Meeting
Attendees at the 2020 CTS Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

Richard P. Braun Distinguished Service Award

The Richard P. Braun Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to a transportation professional for outstanding leadership in research and innovation.

Ray L. Lappegaard Distinguished Service Award

Each year the Ray L. Lappegaard Distinguished Service Award is presented to a transportation professional who displays outstanding leadership, mentorship and support to the profession.

William K. Smith Distinguished Service Award

The William K. Smith Distinguished Service Award is presented to a professional in the freight transportation and logistics field for leadership and contributions to the education of future leaders in private-sector freight transportation.

CTS Distinguished Public Leadership Award

This award was established to recognize public leaders who through their vision, leadership, and knowledge have influenced innovative transportation policy directions that benefit society.


Research Partnership

Robert C. Johns Research Partnership Award

This award recognizes research projects within the CTS program that have resulted in significant impacts on transportation and rewards teams of individuals who have drawn on the strengths of their diverse partnerships to achieve those results.


Student

Matthew J. Huber Award

The Matthew J. Huber Award is given to University of Minnesota graduate students in engineering, science, and technology fields.

John S. Adams Award

The John S. Adams Award is given to University of Minnesota graduate students in policy and planning fields.

Richard P. Braun Transportation Scholarship

The Richard P. Braun Transportation Scholarship is given to University of Minnesota undergraduate students pursuing degrees related to transportation.