Leaders, students recognized at CTS Awards Luncheon

Bernie Arseneau
Bernie Arseneau
Carol Shield
Carol Shield

CTS presented the following awards at its Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony on February 19. 

Richard P. Braun Distinguished Service Award

(outstanding leadership in research and innovation)

Carol Shield, College of Science and Engineering Distinguished Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering

Frank Hornstein
Frank Hornstein
Bruce Abbe
Bruce Abbe

Ray L. Lappegaard Distinguished Service Award

(outstanding leadership, mentorship, and support for the profession)

Bernie Arseneau, Highways and Roads Director, HDR, and former MnDOT deputy commissioner and chief engineer

William K. Smith Distinguished Service Award

Benjamin Tomhave
Benjamin Tomhave
Pengyue Wang
Pengyue Wang

(leadership, mentorship, and education of future leaders in private-sector freight transportation)

Bruce Abbe, CEO, Abbe Communications and Management Services, and former president & CEO of the Midwest Shippers Association

Distinguished Public Leadership Award

(public leaders who have influenced innovative transportation policy directions)

Rep. Frank Hornstein, Chair, Minnesota House Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Shannon Engstrom
Shannon Engstrom
Yunlei Qi
Yunlei Qi

Education Awards

Matthew J. Huber Award

(students in engineering, science, and technology fields)

Pengyue Wang: Doctorate, mechanical engineering; advisor: Will Northrop

Benjamin Tomhave:Master’s, civil engineering; advisor: Alireza Khani

John S. Adams Award

Erick Sipila
Erick Sipila

(students in policy and planning fields)

Yunlei Qi: Doctorate, public affairs, urban planning track; advisor: Greg Lindsey

Shannon Engstrom: Master’s, urban and regional planning; advisor: Frank Douma

Richard P. Braun Scholarship

(undergraduates pursuing transportation-related degrees)

Erick Sipila: Bachelor’s, industrial and systems engineering; advisor: David Orser

 

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