Alessandro Moreira holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG, and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Since 1993 he has held a position within UFMG's in School of Engineering and is currently an Associate Professor of the Electrical Engineering Department and Dean of the School of Engineering. He has experience in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Electronic Automation Electrical and Industrial Processes and Engineering Education. Since 2012, Alessandro has coordinated the Innovation Program for Engineering Education - ENG200, focusing on making engineering more innovative and entrepreneurial. He is currently a member of the Teaching Technical Committee of the Minas Gerais Society of Engineers - SME and coordinates the State College of Education Institutions - CIE CREA Minas.