Alberto is a Professional Engineer, Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Member of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering. He holds a Diploma in Acoustics from the Imperial College, London (UK) and has been the recipient of several Fellowships, including one from the Fulbright Commission (USA) and the Hugh Nelson Award of Excellence in Industrial Hygiene (OHAO, Canada).

As an acoustician, his interest is centered in the field of hearing conservation, especially in hearing protection. He has over 50 papers published in peer-reviewed journals and has several books as an author or collaborator. Alberto is a chairman and member of CSA and ANSI committees and working groups and is also the Canadian representative at two ISO Working Groups.