John S. Adams Award

The John S. Adams Award for Excellence in Transportation Research and Education is given to University of Minnesota graduate students demonstrating outstanding academic achievement in policy and planning fields. The award is named in honor of Professor Emeritus John S. Adams, a significant contributor to transportation-related research, education, and outreach activities and a long-time supporter of CTS.

Adams Award requirements

Winners

Jueyu Wang

Jueyu Wang is a doctoral candidate in public affairs (concentration in urban planning) at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, advised by Greg Lindsey.

John Adams, Jueyu Wang, Greg Lindsey

Past Winners

2016

Kirti Das, doctoral candidate in public affairs at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (Advisor: Yingling Fan)

Alireza Ermagun, master's candidate in urban and regional planning  at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (Advisor: Greg Lindsey)

 

2015

Andrew Guthrie, doctoral candidate in public affairs at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (Advisor: Yingling Fan)

Spencer Peck, master’s candidate in urban & regional planning at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (Advisor: Frank Douma)

2014

Chen Zhang, master's candidate in science, technology, and environmental policy at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (Advisor: Jason Cao)

2013

Jessica Schoner, Humphrey School of Public Affairs master's program and Department of Civil Engineering master's program (Advisors: Jason Cao and David Levinson)

2012

Qian Chen, Humphrey School of Public Affairs master's program and Department of Statistics master's program (Advisor: Yingling Fan)  

David Smith, doctoral candidate in the Department of Applied Economics (Advisor: Frances Homans)

2011

David Coyle, master's candidate in the Department of Applied Economics

Pavithra Parthasarathi, candidate in the Doctorate of Civil Engineering

2010

Zhiyi Xu, candidate in the Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Shanjiang Zhu, candidate in the Doctorate of Civil Engineering and candidate in the Master of Science in Applied Economics

2009

Katie Roth, candidate in the Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs