Educational Background

  • B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lafayette College
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Delaware
  • M.A. in Urban Affairs and Public Policy, University of Delaware
  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Delaware

Research Interests

  • Sustainable transportation rating systems
  • Transportation adaptation practices in response to climate change
  • Resiliency of transportation corridors
  • Sustainable infrastructure performance metrics
  • Sustainable engineering education

Teaching Specialties

  • Transportation engineering
  • Sustainable engineering
  • Urban transportation planning
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation

Selected Publications

Oswald, M., Burkhart, K., and Nicholson, M. (2015). "Evaluating the Impact of Rail-Trails: A Methodology for Assessing Travel Demand and Economic Impacts, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Vol. 9, Issue 7, 509-519.

Oswald Beiler, M., and Evans, J. (2015). "Teaching Sustainability Topics to Attract and Inspire the Next Generation of Civil Engineers", Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice-Special Issues on Sustainability Education in Civil and Environmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers., Vol. 141, Issue 2, C5014001-1 to C5014001-8.

Oswald Beiler, M., and Caudullo, V. (2014). "Evaluating the Sustainability of Roadway Redevelopment: Lessons Learned from Marcellus Shale Drilling". International Journal of Sustainability Policy and Practice, Vol. 9, Issue 3, 31-45.

Oswald Beiler, M., McNeil, S., Ames, D., and Gayley, R. (2013). "Identifying Resiliency Performance Measures for Megaregional Planning: A Case Study of the BosWash Transportation Corridor". Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 2397, pp. 153-160.

Oswald, M., and Treat, C.  (2013)."Assessing Public Transportation Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise: A Case Study Application". Journal of Public Transportation, Vol. 16, Issue 3, 59-77.

Oswald, M., and McNeil, S. (2013). "Climate Change Adaptation Practices in Support of Mitigation: Evaluating the Progress of Transportation Planning Agencies." International Journal of Climate Change: Responses and Impacts, Vol. 4, Issue 4, 119-132.

Oswald, M., and Treat, C. (2013). "Identifying Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Using GIS: Development of a Transit Inundation Modeling Method". International Journal of Geoinformatics-Special Issue on Climate Change, Vol. 9, Issue 1, 1-10.

Oswald, M., and McNeil, S. (2013). "Methodology for Integrating Adaptation to Climate Change into the Transportation Planning Process", Public Works and Management Policy, Vol. 18, Issue 2, 145-166.

Oswald, M. and McNeil, S. (2013). "Climate Change Adaptation Tool for Transportation: Case Study on the Mid-Atlantic Region", Journal of Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 139, Issue 4, 407-415.

Oswald, M. (2012) "Measuring Sustainable Transportation: Integrating Social Sustainability Indicators into Transportation Rating Systems". International Journal on Environmental Sustainability, Vol. 8, Issue 1, 101-114.

Oswald, M., Li, Q., McNeil, S., and Trimbath, S. (2011). "Measuring Infrastructure Performance: Development of a National Infrastructure Index."  Public Works Management and Policy, Vol. 16, Issue 4, 373-394.

Li, Q., McNeil, S., Foulk, T., Calhoun, J., Oswald, M., Kreh, E., Gallis, M., Trimbath, S. (2011). "Capturing Infrastructure Performance: Data Availability, Needs, and Challenges."  In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2256: Urban Data and Traffic Systems. Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., pp. 191-201.

Oswald, M., and McNeil, S.  (2010). "Rating Sustainability: Transportation Investments in Urban Corridors as a Case Study."  Journal of Urban Planning and Development.  American Society of Civil Engineering, Vol. 136, Issue 3, 177-185.



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