September 2019

September Inventor Spotlight: Alissa Chavez

September Inventor Spotlight: Alissa Chavez

This month's inventor, Alissa Chavez, patented her first invention at just 14 years old! She wanted to prevent parents from accidentally leaving their children in hot cars. Her invention, the Hot Seat, is a pad with weight sensors that can trigger a loud alarm in the car and via a smartphone app. She is currently a student at the University of New Mexico.