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Daniel M. Dulaski

Teaching Professor,  Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office

  • 435 Snell Engineering Center
  • 617.373.2993

Research Focus

Geometric design of transportation systems; transportation safety; human factors in transportation design; multi-modal streets; roundabouts; traffic calming; intelligent transportation systems

Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2005
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1999
  • B.S., Civil Engineering University of Lowell, 1993

Licensure

  • Professional Engineer: Massachusetts

Honors & Awards

  • 2014 Martin W. Essigmann Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Engineering
  • 2011 “Students Speak” Teaching Award
  • 2005 ITE Student Chapter Service Award, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • 2003 Eno Foundation, Leadership Development Conference Fellow
  • 1993 University Chancellors Medal Recipient
  • 1993 University Police’s Resident Director of the Year

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • NEITE Young Professionals Chair

Research Overview

Geometric design of transportation systems; transportation safety; human factors in transportation design; multi-modal streets; roundabouts; traffic calming; intelligent transportation systems

Selected Publications

  • Bertulis, T, Dulaski, D.M., (2014) “Driver Approach Speed and Its Impact on Pedestrian Yielding Behavior at Unsignalized Crosswalks”, Transportation Research Record, Issue Number 2464, 12 p.
  • Furth, P.G., Dulaski, D.M., Buessing, M., and Tavakolian, P. (2010). “Parking Lane Width and Bicycle Operating Space,” Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Washington D.C., January 10-14, 2010, 12 p.
  • Noyce, D.A. and Dulaski, D. (2006). “Development and Evaluation of Unique Centerline Rumble Strip Pattern to Improve Driver Comprehension,” Transportation Research Board 85th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Washington D.C., January 22-26, 2006, 23p.
  • Hurwitz, D., Knodler Jr, M., and Dulaski, D. (2005). “Speed Perception Fidelity in a Driving Simulator Environment,” Driving Simulation Conference, North America 2005, Orlando, Fl. November 30-December 2, 2005, 10p.
  • Dulaski, D.M. and Noyce, D.A. (2005). “The Development of a Refined Traffic Control Device, Centerline Rumble Strips,” ITE 2005 Annual Meeting and Exhibit Compendium of Technical Papers, Melbourne, Australia, August 7-10, 2005, 15p.
  • Dulaski, D.M., and Shuldiner, P.W. (2004). “Using Toll Tags to Obtain Travel Times on a Rural Highway,” ITE 2004 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, Lake Buena Vista, Fl., August 1-4, 2004, 12p.

Undergraduate

Feb 26, 2019

Northeastern University Students Develop Wrentham Town Center Redesign

A team of civil engineering capstone students, under the direction of Teaching Professor Daniel Dulaski, was featured in the Wrentham Town Administrator article “Northeastern University Students Develop Wrentham Town Center Redesign” and the Wicked Local Wrentham article “Northeastern University students redesigning Wrentham Center.”

Undergraduate

May 24, 2018

From Northeastern University students, a bold vision for Mansfield's Route 140

A team of civil capstone students under the direction of Daniel Dulaski were featured in the Sun Chronicle proposing plans to redesign the traffic flow through the town of Mansfield to increase safety and provide a better space for walkers and bicyclists.

Undergraduate

Apr 26, 2017

Northeastern students present Route 1 traffic plan

Under the supervision of CEE Associate Teaching Professor Daniel Dulaski, a team of capstone students was featured in The Foxboro Reporter as they presented their plan to improve traffic and on the Route 1 transportation corridor. The group spent 14 weeks designing a number of solutions to traffic and parking issues currently facing Foxboro residents […]

Competitions

Mar 29, 2017

ITE Student Chapter Advances to National Competition

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) student chapter won ITE’s Traffic Bowl Competition on March 23, 2017, in New York. 

Faculty

Dec 14, 2016

Dulaski Selected as Institution Faculty of the Month

CEE Associate Teaching Professor Dan Dulaski was selected for an "Institution Faculty/Staff of the Month" by the National Residence Hall Honorary at Northeastern University. These awards strive to recognize the dedicated, above-and-beyond efforts shown by members of the Northeastern community.

Jun 07, 2016

Advancing Teaching and Learning at Northeastern

Northeastern has awarded grants to two groups of faculty to promote Advancing Teaching and Learning at Northeastern.

Student Groups

May 17, 2016

ASCE Student Chapter Receives Certificate of Commendation

Congratulations to the Northeastern University ASCE Student Chapter, which was selected by the Committee on Student Members to receive a Certificate of Commendation for its outstanding activities as recorded in the 2015 Chapter annual report.  This is a distinction earned by only the top 5% of all student organizations. Additionally, this year’s Student Chapter was […]

Undergraduate

May 10, 2016

CEE Capstone Students Reimagine Mansfield's Traffic

A team of civil capstone students led by CEE Associate Teaching Professor Dan Dulaski have presented their plans to modify the traffic patterns of downtown Mansfield to the town's selectman for their review. Their plans hope to simplify traffic patterns and make the area more accessible to businesses and shoppers.

Apr 04, 2016

Setting Urban Traffic Restrictions

CEE professor Peter Furth and associate teaching professor Daniel Dulaski were featured in a Boston.com article about "The 'absurd' reason Boston can't lower speed limits on its own".

Undergraduate

Oct 29, 2015

Mansfield Awarded $2M Grant Renovation Based on Capstone Recommendation

The Town of Mansfield was just awarded a $2.37M transportation improvement grant based on recommendations from a CEE capstone project under the direction of Associate Teaching Professor Daniel Dulaski.

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