The Ronald D. Kenyon Award for Research and Education is awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to research and education surrounding asphalt pavement technology; environmental, health, and safety; and asphalt pavement sustainability. The Kenyon Award honors those deserving individuals whose work and leadership have made a significant contribution to the advancement of the asphalt pavement industry.
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Ronald D. Kenyon Award Recipients
2021 — Rebecca "Becky" S. McDaniel, Ph.D., P.E., Purdue University
2018 — James M. Melius, M.D., DrPH
2017 — Anthony Kriech, Heritage Research Group
2016 — John Bukowski, Federal Highway Administration
2012 — Larry D. Benefield, Ph.D., P.E., Auburn University
2005 — Stephen F. Brown, OBE, DSc, FREng, University of Nottingham
2004 — R. Gary Hicks, Ph.D., P.E., Oregon State University
2003 — Joe P. Mahoney, Ph.D., University of Washington
2002 — Carl L. Monismith, Ph.D., P.E., University of California, Berkeley
2001 — J. Don Brock, Ph.D., P.E., Astec Industries Inc.
2000 — Byron Lord, Federal Highway Administration
1999 — Paul F. Parks, Ph.D., Auburn University
1998 — E. Ray Brown, Ph.D., National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University
1997 — Marshall R. Thompson, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1996 — Byron E. Ruth, Ph.D., University of Florida
1995 — Matthew W. Witczak, Ph.D., PCS/Law Engineering
1994 — Thomas B. Deen, P.E., Transportation Research Board
1993 — Damian J. Kulash, Ph.D., Strategic Highway Research Program
1992 — Jon A. Epps, Ph.D., P.E., University of Nevada, Reno
1991 — Thomas W. Kennedy, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin