Dr. Matthew W. Witczak, Arizona State University, is the recipient of the 2008 Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship Award. The award recognizes the career contributions and achievements of an individual in areas covered by TRB’s Technical Activities Division. Honorees present overviews of their technical areas, covering the evolution, status, and prospects for the future. Dr. Witczak’s lecture is entitled, Pavement Performance Research Implementation: Its Uniqueness, Complexity, and Recommendations for Acceleration into Practice. Witczak is a 2002 Asphalt Institute Roll of Honor recipient.