Dr. Edwin A Hernandez
Inventor, Expert Witness, Technology Professional, Entrepreneur
Honors and Presentations with EGLA
Presentations with EGLA COMMUNICATIONS and Mediamplify
- EGLA COMMUNICATIONS presented at ETBS 2015 – TOP 24 Companies in the State of FloridaHere the official release notes. ETBS chooses 24 startups to pitch for $150K in prizes; 10 are from South Florida Florida Venture Forum, Space Florida, and Enterprise Development Corp of South Florida have selected twenty-four Florida-based companies to present at the Emerging Technologies & Business Showcase (ETBS), to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Coral Gables on [..]
- Mediamplify Finalist of MediaSparksSep 17, 2014 10 semi-finalists announced for upcoming Miami Media Sparks pitch competition, connecting local media startups with Latin American companies The LAB Miami and Festival of Media Latam collaborate on media startup competition Also in Spanish http://pulsosocial.com/2014/09/19/10-startups-de-media-marketing-que-apuntan-a-mercados-de-latinoamerica/ MIAMI—Sept. 17, 2014—The LAB Miami and Festival of Media
LatAm today announced 10 semifinalists for the Media Sparks […]
- Winner of a HackaNUI with Airthenticate at FAU Campus in 2013 http://edwinhernandez.com/2013/06/02/hackanui-and-airthenticate/ and github https://github.com/win2013/airthenticate
- Dr. Edwin Hernandez made it as one of the 10 Finalist in the 2014 “Emerge Americas” conference in Miami Beach Convention Center. http://www.eglacomm.net/2014/05/04/emerge-americas/
- Featuring Dr. Edwin Hernandez in Sun Sentinel http://www.research-park.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=news.details&ArticleId=62
Awards and Honors
Dr. Edwin is a founding member of Honduras Global.
“The vision of Global Honduras is to be the connecting bridge and inspiration inside Honduras and to the world to link to Hondurans of excellence who wish to achieve Honduras to reach sustainably the highest levels in the productive sectors and academics .”
To me, HG is an elite group of successful Hondurans abroad that want to help Honduras. Honduras Global is an initiative of Dr. Salvador Moncada and others in Tegucigalpa that included the GTZ (German Cooperation).
Fulbright-Scholar 1997-1999 : University of Florida
In 1997, Edwin was chosen to attend University of Arizona ESL program and then move to Gainesville, FL to start his MS in ECE at the University of Florida.
- Mention of honor in the Honduran National Science Contest, May 1997.
- Ranked 1st in undergraduate studies, Costa Rica Institute of Technology, July 1995.
- Four consecutive academic scholarships undergraduate work at Costa Rica Institute of Technology (ITCR), 1991-1995.
- High-Performance Computing and Simulation Lab student award, spring 1999.
- In March 2001, as a co-founder of E-melodies, runner-up during the 2001 UF Business Plan Competition at the University of Florida and winner of the 2002 UF Business Plan Competition in Information Technolog
Service and Conferences
- Emerge Broward Membership – 2014-2016
- Organizing Committee, Startup Weekend Boca Raton, 2013 http://bocaraton.startupweekend.org/
- Organizing Committee, Mobile Mondays Miami, 2009-2013
- Hispanic Graduate Student Association, Finance chair, 2001-2002
- Hurricane Mitch Volunteer, Gainesville, FL. October 1998
- ACM, IEEE member, IEEE Communications Society since 1995 – Reviewer for papers, journals, etc.
- Tae kwon do black belt
- St. Andrew‟s Catholic church, Life Teen, Coral Springs, FL, 2004-2005
- S. Andrew’s Young Adult coordinator – Coral Springs FL 2006-2008
- Member of Lovebags.org, 2007-2009
- Member of Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers – South Florida Chapter, 2009-2010
Emerge Broward – Fort Lauderdale
We help the community in several events, from singing Christmas carols to the elderly to helping kids or any non-profit organization over our weekends and days off.