• 2021 -2023. Hacia un modelo de tarifa progresiva en el sector sanitario. Análisis y evaluación de alternativas tarifarias para el sector de agua residencial para el gran Santiago. Funds for development and Innovation UDD.

  • 2019-2023: Water Research Center for Agriculture and Mining (WARCAM), Water & Society area. FONDAP, CRHIAM/CONICYT/FONDAP15130015 for Research Centers in Priority Areas, National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT in Spanish), Government of Chile.

  • 2021-2024. Regional Development Funds. FIC-R2020, Bio- Bio Region. “Bios Network – Design and Sustainable Innovation. School of Design, Universidad del Desarrollo.

  • 2019 Towards the Modernization of the State: Analytical Modeling of State Capabilities based on staffing data. Project ID19I10198, FONDEF program, National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research, Government of Chile. 

  • 2018. ¿Cómo mejorar la disponibilidad y equidad en el acceso de agua? Propuestas para mejorar la gobernanza hídrica en territorios andinos con extracción minera a gran escala (Perú - GRADE, CINEP-Colombia, Gino Germani – UBA, CiSGER-UDD). Fundación Ford.

  • 2018. Addressing the environmental impacts resulting from the replacement of freshwater with seawater in the Chilean mining industry. Funds for development and Innovation UDD.

  • 2017. UCL’s Global Engagement Funds. Engineering Exchange UCL-UDD

  • 2017. International Study and Training Partnerships (ISAP) – DAAD University of Duisburg-Essen – Universidad del Desarrollo

  • 2017, Grants Corner, U.S. Embassy Chile. Project Strengthening associativity between UW-Green Bay (US)-Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD) supporting Green Innovation Conference.

  • 2017, 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund - Partners of the Americas. Project: “Establishment of a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (US)-Universidad del Desarrollo (Chile): Environmental Engineering Issues-Water Emphasis.” 

  • 2016: North-South Interdisciplinary Grant 2016. Ethics in environmental decision-making: From individual acts to global outcomes? Global Young Academy. Alex Godoy and Jan-Christoph Heilinger, Coauthor.

  • 2015-2017: President's Global Innovation Fund, Columbia University. Advanced holistic waste management and waste to energy technologies in rapidly developing nations: Research and Dissemination thrusts enabled by the knowledge-how of the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of the Earth Institute.

  • 2015-2016: Corporate Sustainability Index Assessment. School of Business and School of Engineering, Funds for development and Innovation UDD.

  • 2014-2019: Water Research Center for Agriculture and Mining (WARCAM), Water & Society area. FONDAP, CRHIAM/CONICYT/FONDAP15130015 for Research Centers in Priority Areas, National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT in Spanish), Government of Chile.

  • 2014: App development for dental & clinical diagnosis. Funds for development and Innovation UDD. 

  • 2013: Host Grants U.S. Fulbright Senior Specialist 2013, Dr. John F. Katers grantee for Project ID# 5584 by Fulbright Commission - Chile. Name of Institution Hosting Award: UDD, Chile.

  • 2013: New Engineering to 2030. Co-Researcher INNOVA CHILE program, Production Development Corporation, (CORFO in Spanish), Government of Chile. 

  • 2012-2013: Design of service-learning methodology for Sustainability and Social Responsibility. Funds UNAB.

  • 2012-2013: Analysis of bioenergy innovation ecosystem in Chile: Algae as a solution for water treatment, reduction of greenhouse gases and bio-fuel production. Internal Funds UNAB. 

  • 2012-2013: Using different organic matrices for the concentration of sulfide minerals. Internal Funds UNAB. 

  • 2011-2012: Development of a system/technology assessment protocol for energy efficiency in the road transport. Co-Researcher. Faculty of Engineering, UNAB - Chilean Association of Energy Efficiency. 

  • 2011-2012: Linking Sustainable Consumption and Life Cycle Assessment. Fundación Chile 

  • 2010-2013: Angels Investor Network, Platform ProyectaChile, INNOVA CHILE program, CORFO.

  • 2007-2009: “Technology Business Consortium for the development of Thermo solar technologies”. Studies of pre-investment consortia (Innovation), Program INNOVA CHILE, 2007. CORFO.

  • 2005-2006: Grant for support and completion of Doctoral Thesis, CONICYT

  • 2003-2006: Industry sponsored program for Doctoral Thesis research by Minera Escondida Ltda.

CONSULTING TO PUBLIC SECTOR

  • 2020. Apoyo técnico y metodológico para el Eje 3: Eficiencia y Uso estratégico del recurso hídrico. ATN/OC-15816-CH. Corfo, Ministry of Economy, Government of Chile.

  • 2020. Facing the Water Security Challenge: Developing Water Security and Drought Management Plans for LAC Countries. RG-T3476. International Development Bank.

  • 2020. ARCLIM. Atlas de riesgo climático de Chile (Climate Risk Atlas – Chile). Ministerio del Medioambiente.

  • 2015-2016: "Economic Instruments for pollution Control in the basin of Villarrica Lake" Ministry of Environment, Chile.  (ID: 608897 - 89 - LP15)

  • 2015: Plan Maestro de Sustentabilidad, Parque Metropolitano. ID: 607277-LE15. Metropolitan Park. Ministry of Housing, Government of Chile.

  • 2010-2012 Advisor to Fundación Chile, Energy and Climate Change Division. Sustainable Consumption and consumer’s behavior.

  • 2011-2013: Environmental Impacts of Sustainable Procurements in Chile. ChileCompra Procurement Bureau, Department of the Ministry of Treasury, Government of Chile. 

  • 2013 National Irrigation Commission (CNR). Project: Sustainability Assessment of National Irrigation Policy through application of systems thinking.

  • 2011-2012: Determination of Greenhouses Abatement Curve. Principal Investigator. Private Funds, Concha y Toro Wine Company. 

  • 2006. Consultant to FUNDACIÓN CHILE, Risk Evaluation and Environmental Remediation program.

    CONSULTING TO PRIVATE SECTOR

  • 2014. Corporative Carbon Footprint, Marinetti S.A.

  • 2014. Consultant, Oxford Analytica Global Analysis & Advisory (www.oxan.com). 

  • 2013. Real State Agent, Las Salinas. Sustainability Indicators for a Sustainable Neighborhood Project.

  • 2011-2012: Greenhouses Abatement Curve. Principal Investigator. Concha y Toro Wine Company. 

  • 2010-2013 Senior Advisor in Innovation and Business, Angels Investor Network, ProyectaChile, 

  • 2010-2012 Senior Consultant in Environmental Innovation. Advient, Setting Ideas in Motion.  Technological Breakthrough with existing R&D by Scientific Open Innovation, www.advient.net

  • 2009. Consultant: “Security Energy and Biodiversity: Key Elements for Sustainable Development, and Enhancing the Competitiveness of Chile”, National Congress Library, Government of Chile. 

  • 2009 Advisor in Bio-Business – OCTANTIS, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Project: “Support for new bio-business. Entrepreneurship Start up and Venture Capital”. Funds CORFO

  • 2009-2011. Consultant - Zeltzer, Barberis y Ulloa Associates. Project: “Technology Business Consortium for the development of thermo solar technologies, CORFO.

  • 2006. Consultant to RIALTO, Focus: Development of methodologies by industrial wastes, Emissions Factors.

  • 2005. Consultant to Bayer Chemical S.A. Focus: Study of infringement of invention patents. Copy of products.

  • 2006. Consultant to Minera Escondida Ltda. (BHP-Billiton), Project: Aerobic bioremediation of desert soils and sawdust contained and contaminated with mixtures of hydrocarbon. Design of Bioreactor.