About Ernesto Hernandez

Life scientist and chemical engineer working at The University of Manchester. He started out his career as a distinguished technician working in the field of electromechanics. In his spare time, he indulged his passion for studying biology. This long-standing endeavour led him to win the first place in The National Olympiad of Biology in 1993. Coming from a poor family in deprived rural Mexico, studying Chemical Engineering proved to be an ideal way to make a living and find ways to use living systems in the search to solve a number of problems currently confronting society. It was during his undergraduate studies that he won two national contests for summer internships at Ohio State University and Los Alamos National Laboratory. Ernesto has been using microbes and their products in a variety of ways. They can, for instance, be used to convert a variety of wastes into natural gas (methane), to decontaminate water, soil and sludge, or to ease the flow of oil in deep underground oil reservoirs at tremendously high temperatures and pressures. Given his understanding of life systems and how they can be used for the good of the humankind, Ernesto has been invited to speak in plenary talks at international conferences, civil gatherings, state ceremonies, activist groups and other public events.

Entrepreneurship: Students’ character dominates but uni helps

Researchers have found that teaming up student´s personality and university support favors students intentions to become entrepreneurs in an emerging economy.

The raising  number of calls to become an entrepreneur sounds like welcoming messages to wonderlands. In most of the cases the message is aimed at the youth. And, like in any group of youths,  it would sound easy to push university students to choose an entrepreneurial career, but do they have what it takes?

Is it the student’s proactive personality or the university support environment that affects their entrepreneurial intentions?

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Membrane Technology -Short Course

We are very pleased to invite you to attend the Membrane Technology & Application for Water, Energy and Environment Seminar.

When: 1 June 2016

Where: Department of Chemical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya (UM) Lembah Pantai, 50603 Kuala Lumpur

Speakers: 

Professor Kang Li (Imperial College London, UK)
Professor Nik Meriam Nik Sulaiman (University of Malaya)
Professor Mohd Kheireddine Aroua (University of Malaya)

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Job: QC Analyst, £10.00 – £12.00 per hour

Hi Ernesto,

Apologies if this email is not relevant for you, I have sent it to multiple candidates in the local area.

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The planet is warming up… How can engineering help?

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Guest Speaker: Dr Ernesto Hernandez (UNMC)

With special response about engineering and environmental challenges by

Dr Amirhossein Malakahmad (UT Petronas)

Inspired in the exponential achievements in modern history, Ernesto Hernandez will give us a different perspective on global warming. He embarks into the journey of showing SciTech solutions, not aiming to save the Earth from its inevitable death but to help it last longer as a liveable global home for us all. Continue reading

Saving planet Earth from ending like Venus: on fire and raining sulphuric acid

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We show a new way to save our planet from global warming.  To tackle this problem, We focus on a natural approach to capture the smoky carbon dioxide released by industrial plants and make chalk out of it, using a process that could be accelerated up to one million times and adds value to CO2 in a socially responsible way. You can find the whole article in page 9 of Asia Research News.