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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. €2 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 former 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. He is an Associate Editor of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (impact factor: 10.093) and is a member of the International Editorial Board of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment (impact factor: 3.788), Case Studies on Transport Policy (impact factor: 1.390) and Transport Policy (impact factor: 3.040). 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
 DiSTRaCT: moDal ShifT Reduce Carbon in Transport
 Examining the improved efficiency of renewable energy generation in Ireland
 Driving development- the interactions between transport and land use in a sustainable city
 Assessing the Barriers to Sustainable Transport in Ireland
 Measuring the potential implications of introducing a cap and share scheme in Ireland to reduce green house gas emissions

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Member of the Executive Committee of the Universities' Transport Study Group (UTSG) 2015-
Editorial Board - Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 2017
Editorial Board - Case Studies on Transport Policy 2018
Associate Editor - Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 2018
Editorial Board - Transport Policy 2019
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 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
Geoghegan, A., Caulfield, B, How do speed limit reductions impact upon cycling - a Case Study of Dublin, Velocity, Dublin , July, 2019, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Dey, S., Caulfield, B., Ghosh, B. , Modelling Uncertainty of Vehicular Emissions Inventory: A Case Study of Ireland, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
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
Rezaei, A., Caulfield, B., Application of autonomous vehicles in highway transport: case study of Dublin City, Ireland - Highway M50 , 46th European Transport Conference, Dublin Castle, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., Benevenuto, R. , Can bike share schemes result in modal shift: evidence from Dublin, 46th European Transport Conference, Dublin Castle, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Benevenuto, R., Fernandez, F., Caulfield, B., From rural poverty to urban amenities - planning accessibility for Northeast Brazil , 46th European Transport Conference, Dublin Castle, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Carroll, P., Caulfield, B., Ahern, A., Appraising the introduction of car-shedding incentives in the Greater Dublin Area , 46th European Transport Conference, Dublin Castle, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
O'Connor, D., Caulfield, B., Mode or Service Level: what matters most to transit users when deciding how far to walk to public transport? , 46th European Transport Conference, Dublin Castle, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
  

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O'Donnell, M., Caulfield, B. , Floating bike vs. fixed bike-sharing schemes: A case study of Dublin, Velocity, Dublin, July, 2019, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B, Using public sector data sources to measure the impacts of transport investments, Department of Economics, University College Cork, 16th February , 2018, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
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

  

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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
ITRN Best paper - Encouraging sustainable commuting behaviour through smart policy provision 2017