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Dr. Brian Caulfield

Associate Professor (Civil Struct & Env. Eng.)
CIVIL ENGINEERING BUILDING (NEW)


Dr Caulfield joined the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering in 2008. Since joining the Department Dr Caulfield has embarked on a intensive research programs addressing global issues such as the environmental impacts of transport and methods to reduce the carbon impacts of transport. Dr Caulfield has published over 100 papers in these areas in high impact international journals and international conferences and to date has been awarded aprox. €1.7 million in research funding (from EPA, FP7, CEDR, NRA, DTTAS, RSA). He currently has 6 PhD students in his research group. Dr Caulfield also sits on a number of National and International research groups and is the current Chair of the Irish Transportation Research Network and sits on the executive committee of the Universities Transport Studies Group as well as several committees at the Transportation Research Board in Washington D.C. Dr Caulfield coordinates the SS Civil Engineering year and is the School of Engineering coordinator of the SS year industrial placement.
  Cost Benefit Analysis   Cost Benefit Analysis   Discrete Choice Modelling   Discrete Choice Modelling   Driving simulation   Energy Ecomomics   Environmental aspects of transportation   Environmental impacts of transport   Environmental Impacts of Transport   Impacts of new public transport   Intelligent Transport Systems   Intelligent Vehicles   Intermodal Transport   New Means of Transport   Public Transport   Public Transport Infrastructure   Road Safety   Simulation and modelling transportation networks   Stated Preference Analysis   Stated preference analysis   Telecommunications and transport   Traffic Congestion   Transport   Transport Demand Management   Transport Economics   Transport economics   Transport Modelling   Transport Modelling   Transport policy
 An evaluation into the safety of cycling in Dublin city and measures to reduce risk to cyclist
 Current Status and Potential Role of Eco Labels in Informing Environmentally Friendly Purchases and Behaviours
 Greening Transport
 RAIN - Risk Analysis of Infrastructure Networks in response to extreme weather
 Base lining Road Works Safety on European Roads (BRoWSER)

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Member of the Executive Committee of the Universities' Transport Study Group (UTSG) 2015-
Chair of the Irish Transport Research Network 2013
Member of the Transport Statistics Liaison Group (Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and the Central Statistics office) 2010
Member of the TRB Committee on Emerging and Innovative Public Transport and Technologies (AP020) 2010 -
Irish member of the management committee of COST Action TU0804 'Survey Harmonisation with New Technologies Improvement' (SHANTI) 2009 -2011
Member of the CILT Policy committee 2009 - 2011
Member of the organising committee of the European Parking Association Congress - 2013 2012-13
Member of the EU-Smartcities working group - Mobility and Transport
Member of the TRB Committee on Bicycle Transportation, ANF20 2012
Member of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Working Group on Intelligent Transport Systems 2015
Brazil, W., Caulfield., B., Bhat, C., The Potential Role of Eye Tracking in Stated Preference Survey Design and Piloting, 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Dey, S., Caulfield, B., Ghosh, B., Quantification of Diesel Burden and the Potential Impact of Diesel-Ban in Dublin, Ireland, 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Jiménez, P., Nogal, M., Caulfield, B. , Effectiveness of small scale bike sharing systems according to the analysis of turnover station ratios , 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Becker, T.A., Caulfield, B., Shiels, P. , Examining the potential of variable congestion charges in Dublin City Centre , 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Brazil, W., Caulfield, B., Bothos, e., An Examination of the Role of Emissions Information in Transport Behaviour: The Results of a Smart Phone Trial in Dublin, Ireland, 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
O'Connor, D., Caulfield, B., Exploring the Relationship between Level of Service and Catchment Area - lessons from two BHLS corridors, one heavy rail corridor and an LRT corridor in the Greater Dublin Area, 15th International Conference on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport (Thredbo 15), Stockholm, Sweden, 13-17th August 2017, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Brazil, W., O'Dowd, A., Caulfield., B., Using Eye-tracking Technology and Google Street View to Understand Cyclists' Perceptions, IEEE 20th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Yokohama, Japan, October, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Brar, J., Caulfield, B, Impact of Autonomous Vehicles on Pedestrians' Safety, IEEE 20th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Yokohama, Japan, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Becker, T.A., Caulfield, B., Shiels, P., Examining the potential of variable congestion charges in Dublin City Centre, Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2017, pAccepted , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Nogal, M; O'Connor, A.; Martinez-Pastor B. and Caulfield, B, Novel probabilistic resilience assessment framework of transportation networks against extreme weather events, ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A:Civil Engineering, 2017, Accepted, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
  

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Carroll, P., Caulfield, B., Ahern, A., Exploring a case of car usership and ownership reduction in Dublin through car shedding interventions, 49th UTSG, Trinity College Dublin, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Manton, R., Caulfield, B., Smarter Travel: The long and winding road, 49th UTSG, Trinity College Dublin, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Chavira, A., Caulfield, B., Brazil, W. Manton, R, Examining trip attractor variables in a small scale bike sharing scheme, 49th UTSG, Trinity College Dublin, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Brazil, W., Caulfield., B. O'Connor, A., Weather Conditions and Road Accidents in Ireland, 49th Annual Conference of the University Transport Study Group, Trinity College Dublin, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Carroll, P., Benevenuto, R., Caulfield, B., Transport disadvantage and car dependency in Rural Ireland, ITRN , UCD, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Dey, S., Caulfield, B., Ghosh, B. , Examining alternative fuel options and potential emission reductions from changes in public transport bus fleet in Ireland, ITRN, UCD, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
McBain, C., Caulfield, B, Time variation in a small bike share scheme, ITRN, UCD, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Carroll, P., Caulfield, B., Ahern, A. , Encouraging sustainable commuting behaviour through smart policy provision, ITRN, UCD, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., The car is dead - long live the car?, IGNITE - Science Gallery, Electric Picnic , 2nd September , 2017, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Brazil, W., Caulfield., B. O'Connor, A. , Weather Conditions and Road Accidents in Ireland, ITRN, DIT Grangegorman, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
The Michael Beesley Award, honourable mention August, 2007
ITRN Best paper - Determining the welfare effects of introducing a cap‐and‐share scheme on rural commuters September 2011
ITRN Best paper- Impact of emissions information on mode choices in Dublin: Stated Preference experiments September 2013