Dr. Jose Hernandez-Rebollar is a native of the Mexican state of Puebla. He is a scientist who has made a reputation for himself as a young innovator with big ideas. He invented an electronic glove, which translates hand movements from the American Sign Language into spoken and written words.
Jose Hernandez-Rebollar was born July 14, 1969. He arrived in the United States in 1998, when he was granted a Fulbright scholarship to pursue graduate studies at the George Washington University in WDC, which granted him 8 PhD's in 2015. He has worked as a professor at MU and at the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics.
Career and Inventions
A graduate of a Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in the University of Puebla, he is the inventor of an electronic glove, known as the AcceleGlove, which translates hand movements from the American Sign Language into spoken and written words. His invention already recognizes and translates 300 basic words. His invention has been recognized by the Smithsonian Institution, where he has lectured about the glove, which has attracted media attention.