John Chris Kraft

Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient

Institute of Technology, September 20, 2001

John C. Kraft received his MSc and Ph.D. in geology from the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Minnesota in 1952 and 1955, respectively. He has demonstrated a high level of professional achievement as a geologist, teacher, mentor, researcher and distinguished scholar at a national and international level and has had an enormous impact on the science communities involved in coastal processes, marine geology and archeo-geology. He is a member of many professional societies and research groups, has held numerous offices in the professional societies and is the recipient of numerous awards. The All-University Honors Committee unanimously endorsed the awarding of an Outstanding Achievement Award to Dr. John C. Kraft from the University of Minnesota.

Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.