Dr. Anderson Rodrigo de Queiroz is a research assistant professor in the CCEE department at NCSU. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering both from Federal University at Itajubá, in Brazil, in 2005 and 2007, respectively. He has a Ph.D. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, in 2011. Prior to joining NCSU he worked as a consultant / researcher in several projects related to power systems, and from 2013 to 2015 he  was an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Federal University of Itajubá. During 2016 he was a postdoctoral researcher at NCSU. His research interests include  power generation planning and scheduling, economics of electricity power systems, parallel computing, and operations research where his focus is on large-scale stochastic optimization.