Senior EfD Research Fellow and Center Director of NENRE-Concepción, Carlos Chávez, was recently elected President of the Higher Council of the National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (FONDECYT) in Chile.
Prof. Chavez will serve as president of the Council for a one year term. The Higher Council of Science has six members appointed by the Chilean President. FONDECYT is the main fund to support scientific research en Chile. It aims to encourage and promote the development of basic scientific and technological research through their three instruments: Regular Projects, Initiation to the Research, and Postdoctoral.
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