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Dr. Brian Caulfield

Associate Professor (Civil Struct & Env. Eng.)
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Dr Caulfield is an Associate Professor and Head of Discipline in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering. Since joining the Department Dr 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. Dr Caulfield is currently a member of the Steering Group for the review and update of the GDA Transport Strategy with the National Transport Authority. Dr Caulfield has published over 180 papers in these areas in high impact international journals and international conferences and to date has been awarded aprox. €3.4 million in research funding (from EPA, SFI, FP7, CEDR, TII, DTTAS and RSA). He currently has 4 PhD students and 4 postdoctoral researchers in his research group. Dr 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: 14.982) and an Editor of Transport Policy (impact factor: 4.674). He is a member of the International Editorial Board of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment (impact factor: 5.495), Case Studies on Transport Policy (impact factor: 1.038), and the Journal of Transport Geography (impact factor: 4.986).
  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
  SUstainable MobIlity Models for a Just Transition
 DLR Active Travel Testbed
 Terrain-AI
 Smart Mobility Initiative for Lower Emissions (SMILE)
 DiSTRaCT: moDal ShifT Reduce Carbon in Transport

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Details Date
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 -
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
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
Editorial Board - Journal of Transport Geography 2019
Caulfield, B., Bowman, S., Mullin, M., Browne, S., Kelly, C., Working together to re-open our City and Campus post-Covid: A case study of Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, 100th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2021, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Rezaei, A., Caulfield, B., Simulating a Transition to Autonomous Mobility, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 106, 2021, p102175-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Carroll, P., Benevenuto, R., Caulfield, B. , Identifying Hotspots of Transport Disadvantage and Car Dependency in Rural Ireland, Transport Policy, 101, 2021, p46 - 56, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Caulfield, B., Keohe, J. , Usage patterns and preferences of car sharing: A case study of Dublin, Case Studies on Transport Policy, 9, 2021, p253 - 259, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Smith, I., Caulfield, B., Dey, S. , Using Floating Bike Data to Determine Cyclist Exposure to Poor Air Quality, Journal of Transport and Health, 20, 2021, p101008 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Crowley, F., Doran, J., Ryan, G., Daly, H., Caulfield, B. , The impact of labour market disruptions and transport choice on the environment during Covid-19, Transport Policy, 106, 2021, p185 - 195, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Caulfield B., Browne S., Mullin M., Bowman S., Kelly C., Re-open our city and campus post-Covid: A case study of Trinity college Dublin, the University of Dublin, Case Studies on Transport Policy, 9, 2021, p616 - 625, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Rezaei, A., Caulfield, B. , Safety of autonomous vehicles: what are the insights from experienced industry professionals?, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 81, 2021, p472 - 489, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Carroll, P., Caulfield, B., Ahern, A., Modelling the Introduction of Incentives to Encourage a Reduction in Private Car Use in Dublin, Ireland, 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2020, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Rezaei, A., Caulfield, B., Autonomous Mobility: A Review of the Benefits and Drawbacks, 48th European Transport Conference, , Milan, September, 2020, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
  

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Oeschger, G., Carroll, P., Caulfield, B. , First/last mile to public transport & mode choice, 53rd UTSG, Loughborugh University, 2021, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Theunissen, M., Caulfield, B., Egan, R, Examining the potential impacts on replacing shared bike trips with shared e-scooter trips, 53rd UTSG, Loughborugh University, 2021, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., Transport and Climate Change, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Queens University Belfast, 1st February, 2021, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., Transport futures and climate change, Institute of Advanced Automotive Propulsion System, University of Bath, 2nd March, 2021, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., Sustainable Rural Mobility, Mix your mode webinar Seminar, Transport and connectivity in a Post-Covid Ireland, 19th March, 2021, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., The Network of Public Infrastructure Professionals, InfraNet, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, 29th January, 2021, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., E-scooters and what they can bring to mobility in Ireland, Transportation and Marine Strategic Policy Committee, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, 9th March, 2021, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., Transport and Climate change, Joint Committee on Climate Action, Oireachtas, 9th March, 2021, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., Electric vehicles - possible policy directions, Joint Committee Environment and Climate Action, Oireachtas, 13th July, 2021, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Caulfield, B., The future of business mobility, , Low Carbon Knowledge Session #4, Business in the Community, 1st December, 2020, Invited Talk, 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