Full Professor of the Energy Planning Program at COPPE/UFRJ. Alexandre is a professor of courses at COPPE and at the Polytechnic School of UFRJ. PhD from COPPE/UFRJ. Chemical Engineer from the School of Chemistry at UFRJ. He is the author of numerous books and about 160 articles in scientific journals (Scopus H index equal to 34 in March 2023), and adviser of hundreds of doctoral theses and master's dissertations, in addition to final projects for undergraduate engineering courses. He is the technical coordinator of the UFRJ-IFP (French Petroleum Institute) Cooperation Agreement, on the UFRJ side.