Proyectos del Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico de Conicyt adjudicados por investigadores del Departamento.

Fondecyt Regular

  • 2018-2021: Development of a novel method for utilizing waste algal biomass to grow methionine-enriched Trichoderma reesei as high-value protein for feeds 
    Investigador principal: M. Lienqueo
    Coinvestigador: J. Gimpel
  • 2017-2021: Multifunctional biodegradable polymer nanocomposites for biomedical applications
    Investigador principal: P. Zapata
    Coinvestigador: H. Palza
  • 2017-2020: Effect of cellulose nanofibers on thermomechanical and shape memory properties of salmon gelatine based composites
    Investigador principal: J. Enrione
    Coinvestigadores: A. Zaupa; F. Quero
  • 2017-2020: Comprehensive kinetic study of CO2 activation over mixed oxide catalysts for synthetic natural gas production
    Investigador principal: F. Gracia
  • 2016-2020: Composites with Lanthanide(III) Species based on Bimetallic Phases Mx´Mn1-xPS3 . Spectroscopic and Magnetic Properties
    Investigador principal: E. Spodine
    Coinvestigadores: D. Venegas; J. Manzur; V. Paredes
  • 2016-2019: Thermal stability of the CuO-CeO2 interfase. The effect of the support and the preparation method
    Investigador principal: P. Araya
    Coinvestigador: S. Guerrero
  • 2016-2020: Functional molecular materials based on curcuminoid ligands
    Investigador principal: M. Soler
    Coinvestigador: D. Dulic
  • 2016-2019: Study on the barrier properties of polymeric nanocomposites filled with carbon-based nanoparticles
    Investigador principal: J. Quijada
    Coinvestigadores: H. Palza; M. Yazdani-Pedram
  • 2015-2019: Development of polymer composites based on graphene nanoparticles
    Investigador principal: H. Palza
  • 2014-2018: Integrative bioinformatic tools to accurately predict the effects of mutations in cancer-related proteins and to guide the design of rational protein engineering strategies
    Investigador principal: Á. Olivera 
    Coinvestigadores: B. Andrews; J. Asenjo
  • 2014-2018: Integrative bioinformatic tools to accurately predict the effects of mutations in cancer-related proteins and to guide the design of rational protein engineering strategies 
    Investigador principal: Á. Olivera
    Coinvestigadores: B. Andrews; J. Asenjo
  • 2013-2017: A systems biology approach for studying and understanding cellular processes involved in the regulation of intestinal iron absorption
    Investigador principal: J. Salgado
    Coinvestigadores: Á. Olivera; C. Conca; M. Nuñez; Z. Gerdtzen
  • 2013-2016: Study of novel copper-based alkali-promoted ceria-supported catalysts applied to the storage and reduction on no
    Investigador principal: S. Guerrero
    Coinvestigadores: G. Águila; P. Araya
  • 2012-2016: Nanostructured Materials: MPS3 composites basad on intercalated macrocyclic and acyclic complexes 
    Investigador principal: E. Spodine
    Coinvestigadores: D. Venegas; J. Manzur
  • 2012-2016: Single chain magnets derived from new planar Schiff base ligands 
    Investigador principal: J. Manzur
    Coinvestigadores: A. Garcia; M. SOLER
  • 2012-2015: Improvement of the lignocellulose hydrolysis by use of auxiliary enzymes
    Investigador principal: M. Salazar
    Coinvestigador: M. Lienqueo
  • 2012-2015: Study of novel alkali-based TiO2 and ZrO2 supportes catalysts for biodiesel production
    Investigador principal: G. Águila
    Coinvestigadores: P. Araya; S. Guerrero
  • 2012-2015: Production of synthetic natural gas as an alternative for CO2 utilization
    Investigador principal: F. Gracia
  • 2011-2015: Development of polymer/copper nanoparticle composites with novel technological applications
    Investigador principal: H. Palza
  • 2011-2015: Synthesis ans characterization of polynuclear metal complexes containing dendritic or dendronic ligands as single-molecule magnets
    Investigador principal: M. Soler
    Coinvestigador: F. Martínez
  • 2011-2015: Electrochemical and hydrothermal growth of zirconia nanostructures on solid surfaces
    Investigador principal: V. Fuenzalida
    Coinvestigadores: J. Vargas; M. Flores; R. Espinoza
  • 2011-2014: Study of the activity in WGS and PROX of a high surface area Cu-Ce/ZrO2 catalysts obtained by a non conventional preparation reflux metyhod
    Investigador principal: P. Araya

Fondecyt de postdoctorado

  • 2018-2021: Nanoporous Frameworks - a potential candidate for CO2 capture and Heterogeneous catalysis 
    Investigador principal: T. Ayyavu
    Coinvestigador: F. Gracia
  • 2018-2021: Synthesis and Characterization of Graphene/Fe3O4/Chitosan and Graphene/Fe3O4/Bacterial Cellulose Nanocomposites for Biomedical and Photocatalytic Applications
    Investigador principal: M. Muthuchamy
    Coinvestigador: F. Quero
  • 2014-2017: Activación de moléculas pequeñas (CO2 y CO) en fase heterogénea con nuevos catalizadores soportados de Rh, Ir y Pd 
    Investigador principal: M. Escobar
    Coinvestigador: F. Gracia
  • 2014-2017: Degradation of textile effluent using polymer based nanocomposite materials 
    Investigador principal: S. Rajendran
    Coinvestigador: F. Gracia
  • 2013-2016: Esudios de optimización, estabilidad y regenerabilidad de catalizadores soportados para la activación de CO2 mediante hidrogenación 
    Investigador principal: M. Romero
    Coinvestigador: F. Gracia
  • 2013-2016: Estudio teórico-experimental de moléculas de piridinio-tieniladas y su aplicación en nuevas celdas solares de cristal liquido y de heterounión
    Investigador principal: A. Aracena
    Coinvestigador: S. Vásquez

Fondecyt de iniciación

  • 2017-2020: Sustainable and Resilient Water Networks: a Process Systems Approach for Climate Change Adaptation 
    Investigador principal: F. Díaz
  • 2016-2019: A top-down approach to produce protein-functionalized cellulose nanofibers and nanopapers from Pyura Chilensis tunicate for biomedical applications
    Investigador principal: F. Quero