Dr. Alexander F. de la Torre received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Chemistry from the University of Havana (Cuba). He then joined the research group of Prof. Marcio W. Paixão at the Center of Excellence for Research in Sustainable Chemistry, Federal University of São Carlos (Brazil). He received his Ph.D. degree in 2015 at the same institution. After a postdoctoral CNPq fellowship at the same institution, he moved to Chile and obtained a postdoctoral FONDECYT fellowship and the position of Assistant Professor at the University of Concepcion (Chile). He has published more than 25 research articles in SCI(E) journals.