Alan Lyra is a D.Sc. student in Systems and Computer Engineering at COPPE/UFRJ. He received the B.S. degree in Computer Science from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 2017, and received the M.Sc. degree in Systems Engineering and Computing from the COPPE/UFRJ in 2021. He is also a member of Laboratório do Futuro (Future LAB) – COPPE/UFRJ, a group of more than 20 researchers interested in exploring themes such as the future of cities, government, science, and work. Currently, the LAB is part of the Brazilian node of The Millennium Project, and is a member of the World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF). At the LAB, Alan is part of the “Understanding the Future” research line, having published articles and technical reports.
His research interests include Future-oriented Technology Analysis (FTA), Knowledge Management, Decision Support Systems, and Crowdsourcing.