He holds a PhD in Urban Affairs and Public Policy with emphasis on sustainable development and environmental management, University of Delaware, USA; M.Sc. in History of Science and Technology, with emphasis on technological transfer, Polytechnic University, N. Y.; B.A. in Philosophy, major on sociological theory, State University “Lomonosov”, Moscow. He was research dean and professor at the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo (INTEC). He was director of the Latin American Social Sciences Faculty (FLACSO) – Dominican Republic. He has carried out research in many fields, author of several publications related to science, technology and environmental sustainability. At present, he is a research professor at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo.
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Guillermo González Camarena was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 1917. As a little boy he loved to make toys that move with electricity, which he created in his work space: a lab in his home basement. At age 9 he invented a seismic alarm, which made a sound when the earth began to tremble and lights went on and off. At age 12 he had already built his first amateur transmitter. Therefore it was only natural that he went on to study electronics at the Instituto Nacional Politécnico. Merely 17, when kids his age were interested only in girls, he had already constructed his own TV using radio spare parts. As a consequence of...