Full Name
Marcela Martínez Bascuñán
Job Title
City Science Lab Biobio
Brief Biography
Marcela Martínez Bascuñán is the Director of City Science Lab Biobio. The laboratory's research focuses on studying the communities that inhabit territories with essential challenges for the city, identifying the impacts of implementing public policies, and achieving a joint vision of the future in dimensions such as housing, transportation, public spaces, safety, and recreation.

Marcela did her studies in Geography, with a Master's degree in Geographic Analysis, all at the University of Concepción, Chile. She also has a master's degree in territorial studies and planning from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain.

Marcela has professional experience in transport systems planning, spatial analysis, and studying the impacts of urban projects and infrastructure. Her research interests include socio-spatial inequality in cities and accessibility/mobility to urban services, contributing to the sustainable development of cities in the south of Chile.
Marcela Martínez Bascuñán