Alexander graduated from MIPT in 2006. He became a Ph. D. in 2007 and an Associate Professor of Physics and Mathematics in 2016. Alexander has been heading a department, a laboratory at MIPT, and a group at the AI Center of ISP RAS since 2022. He has been the Rector of the Innopolis University since 2023. Alexander has written over 200 articles and seven books. Alexander won the Yahoo Award, the Ilya Segalovich Award of Yandex, and the Moscow City Government Award in Mathematics. His area of interest includes numerical optimization methods and their application in AI.