Alexandre Linhares received the PhD degree from the National Institute of Space Research of the Brazilian Ministry of Science & Technology, under Dr Horacio Yanasse. His thesis was awarded the Honorable Mention by the Brazilian Computing Society, "for the great scientific contribution". He has been a visiting researcher at leading decision and cognition centers, such as the Centre des Recherches sur les Transports, in Montréal, Canada, and at the Center for Research on Concepts & Cognition, IU Bloomington, in which he has been "visiting FARGonaut" for a number of times. In 2000 he joined the Brazilian School of Business & Public Administration.
in March 2002, Linhares was selected by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, as the
representative for Brazil at the Kyoto
debates on international terrorism (meeting with representatives of 35
countries). During the meeting he was selected as member of the draft
committee responsible for the final document entitled "Aiming to
build a safer international community: the world after September
In 2004, he joined the tt30, the young Think Tank of the Club of Rome, and in the same year became
a member of its coordinating team. in 2005, Linhares and Prof. H. Gurgulino de
Souza held simultaneously the 2005 Think Tank Meeting & the Inauguration of
the Brazilian Chapter of the Club of Rome, a major effort that involved partner
institutions such as FIESP, iFHC, Embratel, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes,
UNIBANCO, Computer Associates, Souza Cruz, Danneman, Siemsen, Bigler, &
Ipanema Moreira, Radisson Hotels & Resorts, IESB, CEBRI, and UNESCO.
Linhares is currently Director-General of the Brazilian Chapter of the Club of Rome.
Ad hoc reviewer for:
Cognitive Science, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Biological Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man & Cybernetics C: Applications and Reviews, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Pesquisa Operacional, Cognitive Science Society Conference, Revista de Administração Mackenzie, Editora FGV, Editora Campus, and the Scientific Research Foundation of the State of Ceará, and the Brazilian Scientific and Technological Development Council (CNPq).
Linhares Calendar (FGV ONLY)
Does not include Club of Rome, international cooperation, or personal assigments.