Maximiliano Lizana Maldonado

Maximiliano Lizana Maldonado


Max is a Chilean PhD student. He got his Bachelor and Master in Transport Engineering from the Universidad de Concepción, Chile. He has been working in the Department of Civil Engineering in Universidad de La Frontera, Chile, since 2017 (currently on study leave).
His research background is on travel behaviour, social networks and attitudes on bicycle choice. His PhD at Leeds focuses on the use of smart card data and machine learning techniques to study travel behaviour variability during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Research interests

  • Travel Behaviour
  • Choice Modelling
  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data
  • Public transport and sustainable transport modes
  • Smart Card Data
  • Attitudes & Habits
  • Social Networks


  • MSc. in Transport Engineering
  • BSc in Civil Engineering

Research groups and institutes

  • Choice Modelling