Everton Leandro Alves was born in the city of Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He graduated in electrical engineering from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS, Porto Alegre) in 2009. He also holds a double degree in electrical engineering from the École Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs Électriciens de Grenoble, from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (ENSIEG , INPG, France). Received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from ENSIEG, INPG, in 2008, in the specialty of Optics and Radiofrequency.
He worked for the South-Brazilian electric power transmission company Eletrobrás Eletrosul, as an energy efficiency engineer from 2010 to 2013 and from 2014 to 2018 he worked as a project engineer for the expansion of the transmission sector, oriented to protection, control and automation, participating in factory acceptance testings and commissioning, together with the reference manufacturers in the area e.g., Siemens and Schweitzer.
He is currently a Ph.D. student in the Doctoral Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering (PDEEC) of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP, Porto), Portugal, and a researcher in the Center for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) of the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC) in Porto.
The areas of interests and also current studies for the Ph.D. course comprise power systems state estimation (PSSE), application of information theoretics in power systems, and the smart-grids.