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Alejandro Miguel San Martín

He has a Master Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University. He is Chief of the...

Pedro Moneo

Mechanical Engineer graduated from the Polytechnics University of Madrid and Nuclear Engineer from the French Atomic Energy Commission. He is the president and founder...

Rodolfo Echarri

He has a PhD in Physics – University of Buenos Aires. He has ample experience as a researcher and professor at the National Sarmiento...

José Rogelio Vargas Camacho

He has a Master degree in Ecological Tourism, Latin American University of Science and Technology (ULACIT; Bachelor in International Relations, National University of Costa...

Anibal Fossati Carrillo

He holds a PhD in project engineering from the Technological University of Panama and Universidad de Leon-Spain. He is an Agronomist Engineer with a...

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Dr. Luis Miramontes

The Mexican Luis Ernesto Miramontes Cardenas (1925-2004) was the discoverer of the in 1951 of the main ingredient of the first oral contraceptive, when he was only 25 years old. Since he was a little boy, Miramontes showed a remarkable ability for experimentation. When he was in his third year of Chemistry studies at UNAM, as if Miramontes were something like a football star, he was recruited by doctor Sandoval Landazuri, one of his lab teachers, to work with him at the Institute of Chemistry. At that time, experiments were being made to supply the demand of patients suffering from hormone deficiencies. Some of these hormones were then made with ingredients coming from weird...