José Luis Lalana (Huesca, 1963) is a professor of the Department of Urbanism and Architectural Design in the School of Architecture at University of Valladolid, and member of the Urban Planning Institute since 2003.
He took a degree on Geography at the University of Valladolid in 1995 and performed the doctorate courses, achieving the Advanced Studies Diploma. He defended his PhD thesis in 2021. He combined his professional activity with carrying out training courses, among which the Specialist in Urban and Regional Planning (University of Valladolid, 2001) is especially relevant and collaborations with different works on the subject of environment, territorial management, heritage and mobility.
His main fields of work are cultural heritage, in several aspect (especially urban heritage, world heritage, urban historic landscape, industrial heritage and cultural landscapes) and urban mobility.
On these topics he has published, since 2003, book chapters and articles (Revista de Historia Ferroviaria, TsT Transportes, Servicios y Telecomunicaciones, Ciudades, Llámpara-Patrimonio Industrial, Bitácora Urbano-Territorial…), has participated in national and international congresses, has taught (in and outside of University courses), has directed and taken part in different research projects and has given conferences.