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Prizes & Honors

  • Professor Richard de Neufville in graduation regaliaRobert Horonjeff Transportation Award, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2019
  • Francis X. McKelvey Aviation Award, US National Transportation Research Board, 2009
  • Doctor honoris causa, Technical University Delft (Netherlands), 2002
  • Chevalier des Palmes Académiques (France)
  • Best Paper, Systems Engineering Journal, 2012
  • Best Paper. INCOSE International Conference, 2006
  • Life Member, Clare Hall, Cambridge University (England)
  • Australian Institution of Engineers (for Strategic Planning)
  • NATO Systems Science Prize
  • Risk and Insurance Prize


  • White House Fellow
  • Fulbright Fellow for Science and Technology Policy
  • Guggenheim Fellow
  • US – Japan Leadership Fellow
  • MIT Class of 1960 Fellowship

Teaching Awards

  • Irwin Sizer Award for the Most Significant Contribution to MIT Education
  • US Federal Aviation Administration Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Joe Martore Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education in Engineering Systems
  • MIT Effective Teaching Award
  • Faculty Appreciation Award, Technology and Policy Program
  • Gold and Silver Medals, Poznan University of Technology, Poland