Erika Carvalho 143x142Environmental Engineer (UFRJ), with a sandwich undergraduate degree from the Australian National University (Australia), has a master's degree in Energy and Environmental Planning (PPE/COPPE/UFRJ) and is currently a doctoral candidate at the same institution. At Centro Clima, she is a researcher specializing in modelling the expansion of the Brazilian energy supply sector and strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Brazilian electricity sector is the focus of her research, including new renewable energy sources integration, energy and environmental planning, climate change, optimization models, and renewable energy.