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 11th".

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).

Curriculum vitae (Lattes - Portuguese)

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