Prof. Hani Mahmassani Awarded Roy W. Crum Award

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Prof. Hani Mahmassani, William L. Patterson Distinguished Professor and Director of Northwestern’s Transportation Center, has been awarded the Transportation Research Board’s 2021 Roy W. Crum Award for outstanding achievement in transportation research. This award recognizes individuals in the transportation engineering field who have performed distinguished service, produced fundamental or developmental research, or administered, promoted, or fostered outstanding research that in the judgment of the Executive Committee is worthy of the award. Prof. Mahmassani will receive the award on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at the annual TRB meeting.

In 1948 the Highway Research Board established this award in recognition of outstanding achievement in the field of transportation research. This award was known as the Highway Research Board Distinguished Service Award until 1952, when the Executive Committee redesignated it the Roy W. Crum Distinguished Service Award as a memorial to the Board's director, Roy W. Crum, who served as head of the HRB staff from 1928 until his death in 1951. Outstanding achievement consists

Prof. Joseph Schofer of Civil & Environmental Engineering won this award in 2011.

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