Aída Hernández Hernández is a Science, Engineering, and Technology Education Ph.D. student at Universidad de las Américas Puebla in Mexico. She teaches industrial engineering related courses at Universidad Politécnica de Tlaxcala. Her research interests include design of experiments, transfer of learning from schools to the workplace, and creating effective learning environments.
Professor Palou is director of the Center for Science, Engineering, and Technology Education in the Department of Chemical, Food, and Environmental Engineering at Universidad de las Americas Puebla in Mexico. He teaches engineering, food science, and education related courses. His research interests include emerging technologies for food processing, creating effective learning environments, using tablet PCs and associated technologies to enhance the development of 21st century expertise in engineering students, and building rigorous research capacity in science, engineering and technology education.