A/Professor Iderlina Mateo-Babiano

Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, Melbourne School of Design

The University of Melbourne

Iderlina Mateo-Babiano, PhD is Associate Professor in Urban Planning and Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Melbourne. She is part of the award-winning Place Agency.

She has convened the Women in Transport leadership (WiTL) knowledge network and led several Placemaking workshops leading to productive collaboration to advance real solutions and opportunities for positive place-based change. She has also advanced a significant body of knowledge on streets as places, active transport (walking and cycling), gender and transport, with theory and policy implications within the Australian and Asian setting.

Her latest books are Placemaking Sandbox: Emergent Approaches, Techniques and Practices to Create More Thriving Places (Palgrave, 2020) and Parking: An International Perspective (Elsevier, 2020).