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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). 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
 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)
 Measuring the acceptance of wind farms in Ireland

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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
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
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
Brazil, W., White, A., Nogal, M., Caulfield., B. O'Connor, A. Morton, C., Weather and Rail Delays: Analysis of Metropolitan Rail in Dublin, Journal of Transport Geography, 59, 2017, p69 - 76, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Brazil, W., Caulfield., B., O'Connor, A., The Role of Transport Information in Extreme Weather Events: A Scenario Based Experiment, Case Studies on Transport Policy, 2017, pAccepted , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Tang, J., McNabola, A., Misstear, B., Caulfield, B., An evaluation of the impact of the Dublin Port Tunnel and HGV management strategy on air pollution emissions, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 2017, pAccepted , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Martinez-­‐Pastor, B., Nogal, M., O'Connor, A., Caulfield, B., Analysis of the Main Features that Help in Decision-Making to Identify Critical Links in Traffic Networks, 14th World Conference on Transport Research, Shanghai, China, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Brazil, W., Nogal, M., Caulfield, B., O'Connor, A., The Impact of Weather Events on Rail Transport in the Dublin Area, 14th World Conference on Transport Research, Shanghai, China, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., Brazil, W., Nogal, M., O'Connor, A., Measuring the impacts of extreme weather events on transport infrastructure, 14th World Conference on Transport Research, Shanghai, China, 2016, Conference Paper, 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
Brazil, W., Caulfield., B. O'Connor, A. , Weather Conditions and Road Accidents in Ireland, ITRN, DIT Grangegorman, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Carroll, P., Caulfield, B., Ahern, A., Car Shedding in Dublin, ITRN, DIT Grangegorman, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Brazil, W., Caulfield., B. , Seeing the Hazard: the use of eye- tracking to assess cyclists' ability to identify hazards, ITRN, DIT Grangegorman, 2016, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B, Greening Transport, Transport Ireland, Chartered Accountants House, Dublin, 21st April, 2016, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield B, RAIN - Risk Analysis of Infrastructure Networks in response to extreme weather, TRB Special Task Force (STF) on Climate Change & Energy (A0020T), Washington DC, 2015, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B, Potential of Transport Data Use for Behaviour Change , Environmental Data: Priorities and Innovation, National Economic and Social Council , Wood Quay, 24th April, 2015, Invited Talk, 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