For research on biographical data, try:

Gale's Biography Resource Database

  • Scroll down the list of databases and select Biography Resource Database
  • Search for an inventor by name or keyword
find.galegroup.com/menu/commonmenu.do?userGroupName=monm93287

Suggested web resources:

Impacto, Influencia, Cambio: Science, Technology, and Invention in Latin America and the Southwestern United States
Search by person or place for scientific leaders and inventors.
http://smithsonianeducation.org/scitech/impacto/graphic/index.html

About.com: Famous Hispanic Inventors
http://inventors.about.com/od/hispanicinventors/Famous_Hispanic_Inventors.htm

Famous-Hispanic-Inventors.com
http://www.famous-hispanic-inventors.com/inventors

Inventors of Latin America (with some suggested websites to begin research)

Luis Agote (Medicine)
Vincente Almandos Almonacid (Aviation)
Ernesto Blanco (Assisting the handicapped)
Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena
Quirino Cristiani (Animation)
Mario Davila

Raul Pateras de Pescara (Aviation)
Carlos Finlay (Medicine)
Amalia Celia Figureredo de Pietra (Aviation)
María del Socorro Flores González (Medicine)
Jose Hernandez-Rebollar (Sign Language translation advances)
Juan Lozano (Aeronautics)
Luis Miramontes (Medicine)
Narcisco Monturiol (Medicine)
Ellen Ochoa (Science & Aeronautics)
Severo Ochoa (Genetics)
Victor Ochoa (Aeronautics)
Raul Ramierz

Santiago Ramón y Cajal (Medicine)
Felipe Vadillo (Medicine)
Juan Vucetich (Fingerprinting)
Juan Pablo Zaramella (Animation)