• 2020. Best Presentation Award, Estrategia de Sostenibilidad Corporativa y Adaptación al Cambio Climático. Carmen Gloria Ide & Alex Godoy-Faúndez. Encuentro Nacional de Escuelas y Facultades de Administración de Chile, 4-6 de Noviembre 2020. Virtual International Conference, https://www.enefa2020.com 

  • 2019 Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from UW-Green Bay for his distinguished service to learning in sustainability, the state and the common good of society.

  • Current Alumnus of Global Young Academy . Our activities focus on science and policy, education and outreach, open science, and the research environment. 

  • Current Member of Future Earth. Future Earth was officially announced in June 2012 at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), to be created as a global initiative to strengthen the interface between policy and science.

·       2020. Academic Excellence. School of Engineering, Universidad del Desarrollo

  • 2017. Best Presentation Award, Viability Analysis of a Centralized Hydrogen Generation Plant for Use in Oil Refining Industry. C. Fúnez Guerra, B. Nieto Calderón, M. Jaén Caparrós, L. Reyes-Bozo, A. Godoy-Faúndez and E. Vyhmeister. The ICHEFCT 2017: 19th International Conference on Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cells Technology. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dec 4 - 5, World Academy of Science, engineering & Technology

  • 2017. Visiting Scholar Fellowship at Earth Engineering Center, Earth Institute, Columbia University 2017. Energy’s Fellowship program for visiting scholars. National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research, CONICYT in Spanish, Government of Chile. 

  •  2017 International Visiting Scholar, Departamento de Ingeniería Geológica y Minera, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha.

  •  2016. Academic Excellence. School of Engineering, Universidad del Desarrollo

  •  2014. Best Paper Award in The Seventh International Conference, on Environmental Science and Technology, sponsored by American Academy of Sciences. June 9 -13, 2014, Crowne Plaza, Houston, Texas, USA, Titled Use of Biosolids wastes as Froth Flotation Reagents for Copper Sulphides Concentration.

  • 2012. Scholar in Residence, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and St. Norbert College. WI, US August-Nov

  • 2011. International Visiting Scholar, The International Visiting Scholars Program University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and St. Norbert College. WI, US April 3-23, 2011

  • 2010 IBM Faculty Innovation Award, 2010 Smarter Cities Skills Innovation Award Program. Course: Smarter Cities: Environmental Decision Making.

  • 2008 Award for Young Researchers. Fee Remission in 4th European Bioremediation Conference, Technical University of Crete, September 3th to 6th, 2008, Chania, Crete, Greece. 

  • 2008 Awarded in the Innovation Challenge Tournament. Week of innovation sponsorship by Chilean Innovation Forum, UAI and Endeavor.

  • 2007 Awarded in Innovation Challenge for Graduate Student, 2007, Faculty of Engineering, PUC

  • 2006 Conference Poster Award in The Second International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology sponsored by American Academy of Science. August 19-22, Houston, Texas, US. 

  • Selected among “Chile’s 100 Young Leaders 2006”. 2006. Center of Leadership, UAI www.redlideres.cl.

  • 2006 Doctoral Student Fellowship CONICYT

  • 1995-1996 MINEDUC Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Government of Chile