Alexandre Street holds an M.Sc. and a D.Sc. (PhD) in electrical engineering (emphasis in operations research) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. From 2003 to 2007, he participated in several projects related to strategic bidding in the Brazilian energy auctions and market regulation at the Power System Research Consulting (PSR), Rio de Janeiro. From August 2006 to March 2007, he was a visiting researcher at the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain.
At the beginning of 2008, he joined the Electrical Engineering Department at PUC-Rio, where he is currently an Associate Professor and teaches energy economics for graduate students and optimization and statistics for both graduate and undergrad students. He is one of the founders of the Laboratory of Applied Mathematical Programming and Statistics (LAMPS), where he is currently the research director of the energy group. Alexandre Street is a senior member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and CNPq scientist. His research interests include: robust and stochastic models for power systems operation and planning, optimization models for optimal investment in renewable energy, optimization methods, and decision making under uncertainty.
About LAMPS PUC-Rio:
Laboratory of Applied Mathematical Programming and Statistics: Laboratory for research and development on mathematical programming (optimization) and statistics to resolve relevant issues for industry and society, in particular for energy and financial sectors. LAMPS comprises professors, researchers and students associated with the Electrical and Industrial Engineering Departments of Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil.
Address: Pontifical Marquês de São Vicente, 225, Cardeal Leme Building, room L435, Gávea, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, Brazil.
Phone: +55 21 3527-1222