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Professor Brian Caulfield

Professor In Transportation / Head of De (Civil Struct & Env. Eng.)
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Prof Caulfield is a Professor in Transportation and Head of Discipline in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering. Since joining the Department Prof Caulfield has embarked on an intensive research program addressing global issues such as the environmental impacts of transport and methods to reduce the carbon impacts of transport and in 2017 he addressed the Irish Citizens Assembly on this topic. He recently provided advice to the Climate Change Advisory Council on pathways to decreasing transport emissions by 2030. Prof Caulfield is currently a member of the Steering Group for the review and update of the GDA Transport Strategy with the National Transport Authority. Prof Caulfield has published over 200 papers in these areas in high impact international journals and international conferences and to date has been awarded aprox. €7.1 million in research funding (from EPA, SFI, FP7, CEDR, TII, DoT, RSA, SEAI and HORIZON Europe). He currently has 9 PhD students and 6 postdoctoral researchers in his research group. Prof Caulfield also a member of a number of National and International research groups and is the former Chair of the Irish Transportation Research Network and was a member of 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 a Senior Editor of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (impact factor: 16.799) and an Editor of Transport Policy (impact factor: 6.173). He is a member of the International Editorial Board of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment (impact factor: 7.041), Case Studies on Transport Policy (impact factor: 2.669), Journal of Transport Geography (impact factor: 5.899) and the Journal of Cycling and Micromobility Research.
  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
 ROBUST (Electric shaRed mOBility hUbS Trials)
 TRACT: TRAnsport Behaviour Change Trials
 POWERDRIVE
 STATION-AIR
  SUstainable MobIlity Models for a Just Transition

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Member of the Royal Irish Academy committee on Climate Change and Environmental Sciences 2022 - 2027
Working Group Member: Innovative Mobility for the Periphery - OECD 2020-2021
Member of the Dublin Energy Transition Team (Dublin City Council/Codema) 2021-2022
Steering Committee Member: Review of the Transport Strategy for the Greater Dublin Area, National Transport Authority 2021-2022
Editorial Board - Journal of Cycling and Micromobility Research 2023 - to present
Steering Committee Member: Review of the Transport Strategy for the Greater Dublin Area, National Transport Authority 2021-22
Editor - Transport Policy (Impact Factor: 6.173) 2022 - present
Senior Editor - Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (Impact Factor: 16.799) 2018 - present
Editorial Board - Journal of Transport Geography (Impact Factor: 5.899) 2019 - present
Editorial Board - Transport Policy (Impact Factor: 6.173) 2019 - 2022
Editorial Board - Case Studies on Transport Policy (Cite Score: 3.7) 2018 - present
Editorial Board - Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment (Impact Factor: 7.041) 2017 - present
Member of the Executive Committee of the Universities' Transport Study Group (UTSG) 2015-2018
Chair of the Irish Transport Research Network 2013-2017
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 -2019
Irish member of the management committee of COST Action TU0804 'Survey Harmonisation with New Technologies Improvement' (SHANTI) 2009 -2011
Member of the The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Ireland Policy committee 2009 - 2011
Member of the EU-Smartcities working group - Mobility and Transport 2016
Member of the TRB Committee on Bicycle Transportation, ANF20 2012 - 2020
Member of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Working Group on Intelligent Transport Systems 2015
Pramod Choudhari, T., Illahi, U., Al-Hosni, M., O'Mahony, M., Caulfield, B, Decarbonising Transport Sector by Electrifying Car-sharing Fleet in Ireland, 103rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2024, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Kelly, S., Gallagher, J., Charly, A., Caulfield, B. , Assessing Future Impacts on Non-Exhaust PM2.5 Emissions, 103rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., 2024, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Richards, A., Convery, S., O"Mahony, M., Caulfield, B, Pre and post Covid preferences for working from home, Travel Behaviour and Society, 34, 2024, p100679 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Charly, A., Misra, G., Caulfield, B., Fealy, R., McCarthy, T, Evaluating the Readiness for Electric Vehicle Adoption Among the Urban Population in Ireland, Transportation Research Board 102nd Annual Meeting, 102nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Stefaniec, A., Egan, R., Hosseini, K., Caulfield, B, Estimating the ability of Irish households to avail of policy incentives for electric vehicles, 16th World Conference on Transport Research, Montreal, July, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Hosseini, K., Stefaniec, A., Caulfield, B, eHUBs: Operational Performance Assessment of Shared Electric Mobility Hubs, 16th World Conference on Transport Research, Montreal, July, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Lowans, C., Foley, A., Furszyfer Del Rio, D., Caulfield, B., Sovocool, B., Griffiths, S., Rooney, D. , What causes energy and transport poverty in Ireland? Analysing demographic, economic, and social dynamics and policy implications, Energy Policy, 172, 2023, p113313 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Kinsella, L., Stefaniec, A., Foley, A., Caulfield, B, Pathways to decarbonising the transport sector: The impacts of electrifying taxi fleets, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 174, 2023, p113160-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Egan, R., Dowling, C., Caulfield, B. , Exploring the Elements of Effective Cycle Parking: A Literature Review, Journal of Urban Mobility, 3, 2023, 100046, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Malik, F., Egan, R., Dowling, C., Caulfield, B, Factors influencing e-cargo bike mode choice for small businesses, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 178, 2023, p113253 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
  

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Egan, R., Caulfield, B, Cycleway Opposition in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown: Exploringthe Role of Discourse, Cycling and Society Symposium, Dublin, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Brazil, W., Whitaker, K., Colleary, B., Egan, R., Caulfield, B, Cycle propensity modelling: An extreme cycling uptake study, Cycling and Society Symposium, Dublin, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Caulfied, B, Launch of the OECD review of the Irish Transport System, Climate Change Advisory Council, Dublin, 5th October , 2022, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., Transport Powers for a directly elected Dublin Mayor, Dublin Citizens Assembly, Grand Hotel, Malahide , 25th June, 2022, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., Transport Powers for a directly elected Dublin Mayor, Dublin Citizens Assembly, Radisson Blu, Golden Lane, 10th September, 2022, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B, Rapidly decreasing transport emissions - Key Note, Euro-Global Climate Change Conference 2022, Paris, 13th September, 2022, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B, Innovative transport data collection methods, Invited Lecture,, Guest Lecture, KTH Stockholm, 18th October, 2022, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., Reducing emissions in our cities, Kilkenny City SUMP, Kilkenny, 30th September, 2022, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B. , Decreasing transport emissions in our cities, Renewables in Ireland Conference 2022, Cork, 9th November, 2022, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Oeschger, G., Carroll, P., Caulfield, B. , First/last mile to public transport & mode choice, 53rd UTSG, Loughborugh University, 2021, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Fellow of Trinity College Dublin 2020
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
Education & Public Engagement Champion - CONNECT 2021
Sustainability Leadership Award 2023: Awarded by Trinity College Dublin for Excellence in Research, Education and Engagement 2023