CUTC - Council of University Transportation Centers

 2024 Award Banquet

Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC | January 6, 2024

About This Event

Each year CUTC hosts a winter Membership Meeting and Awards Banquet in Washington, DC. Overlapping with TRB, the Awards Banquet celebrates the important benefits of federal investment in university transportation research – specifically the outstanding students and faculty who contribute to transportation research and education through this important program. Information (including videos) for the awards can be found below.

In addition to the Awards Banquet, a UTC Directors Meeting and CUTC Winter Business meeting are held. Relevant presentations from both those meetings can be found below.

UTC Directors Meeting:

  • UTC Summit & Funding Opportunities, Randa Radwan, Senior Advisor, Mobility & Safety, RDT, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology, USDOT
  • ARPA-I Program, Ben Levine, Senior Advisor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology, USDOT
  • Transformation Action Plan, Alasdair Cain, Director, RD&T Coordination, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology, USDOT
  • Data Strategy for OST-R, Pat Hu, Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology, USDOT

CUTC Winter Business Meeting:

Click the button below to see photos from the Annual Awards Banquet event.

UTC Student Awards

Multimodal

 

Public Transit

 

Rail

 

Roads

 

Student Awards

CUTC Graduate Level Group Award in Planning and Policy

 

Neville A Parker Memorial Award for Outstanding Non-Thesis Master’s Degree Paper in Policy and Planning

 

Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award for Outstanding Master’s Thesis

 

Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation

 

Charley V. Wootan Memorial Award for Outstanding Mater’s Thesis

 

Charley V. Wootan Memorial Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation

 

Professional Awards

The Cambridge Systematics (CS) New Faculty Award is given annual to a tenure-track faculty member in transportation education and recognizes outstanding teaching and research contributions to the transportation field. 

 

The CUTC Award for Administrative Leadership  is given annually to an individual in a staff position or non-tenure track faculty position in support of the administration of a CUTC member institution transportation center and recognizes outstanding administrative leadership contributions to the transportation field by non-academic appointments.

The CUTC Technology Transfer Leadership Award  is given annually to an institution that demonstrate outstanding leadership in designing and delivering technology transfer programs.

The CUTC-APTA Workforce Development Leadership Award is given annually to an institution that demonstrate outstanding leadership in designing and delivering workforce development programs.

Lifetime Awards

CUTC Lifetime Achievement Award for Transportation Professional and Public Service

 

CUTC Lifetime Achievement Award for Transportation Professional and Public Service

 

Awards

Student Award Nominations

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Student Awards


Leadership/Professional Nominations

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Leadership/Professional Awards


Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations

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Lifetime Achievement Awards


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