Christopher Standen

Transport Research Analyst, University of Sydney

Christopher Standen recently completed his PhD in transport planning at The University of Sydney. He is passionate about translating research into pragmatic, real-word policy and practice to make towns and cities more efficient, accessible, healthy, liveable and sustainable.

Areas of expertise include strategic transport planning, geospatial analysis (GIS), active/healthy transport, travel surveys, traffic modelling and forecasting, mobility management, discrete choice analysis and infrastructure assessment.

Teaching experience includes transport policy, quantitative analysis for transport/logistics and geospatial analysis.

Author/co-author of several publications in the transport and health literature. Reviewer for the Journal of Transport and Health, Research in Transportation Economics, and the Australasian Transport Research Forum.


  • 2013–present
    Research Analyst, The University of Sydney


    The University of Sydney, PhD
    Brunel University, BSc (Honours) Physics
    University of New South Wales, Master of Environmental Management
    Monash University, Transport Planning and Policy

Professional Memberships

  • Institution of Electrical Engineers