Dr. Páraic Carroll is an Assistant Professor (with Tenure) in the School of Civil Engineering, where his teaching and research focus is Transportation Engineering.
His research expertise lies in the examination of travel behaviour, travel demand, and transport in rural and peri-urban areas. The modelling of engineering, planning and policy solutions and pathways for decarbonisation of transport and mobility feature heavily in his research.
Dr. Carroll leads the Transport Research Hub @ UCD (TREAH), which brings together all transport researchers in University College Dublin under one research umbrella to provide an identity for their research and engender greater collaborative output to address key challenges in transport from a social, technological, environmental, economic and business point of view.
Dr. Carroll has provided guidance to the Climate Change Advisory Council of Ireland on transitioning to low carbon and sustainable mobility, as well as consultancy services for micro-mobility operators and local government authorities.
He is a member of the executive committee of the Universities Transport Studies Group (UTSG) and an Editorial Board Member of the European Transport Research Review journal.
Prior to joining the School of Civil Engineering, he worked as a Transport Modeller in the Transport Planning and Capital Investment Division of the National Transport Authority (NTA). During this time he advised government departments and agencies on the appraisal and assessment of national transport strategies and policies including public transport and active mode schemes.