The research developed by Prof. Ricardez-Sandoval has been generously supported by a network of collaborators from the federal government, i.e. Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Mitacs, and CanmetENERGY, which is a part of Natural Resources Canada; the provincial government of Ontario, i.e. Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Ontario Research Fund (ORF), and the Early Researchers Award (ERA) granted by the Ministry of Research and Innovation; and private companies in the analytical services and manufacturing sectors. In addition, we have welcomed international visitor scholars that have been supported by different domestic and international agencies, e.g. Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP), Canada-Brazil Science Without Borders and Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia, Mexico (CONACYT). We would like to extend our sincere and deepest gratitude to all our federal, provincial and industrial partners that have supported our research projects! 



Natural resources Canada


Ontario Centres of Excellence

Canadian Foundation for Innovation

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
NSERC is a government-run agency to financially support Canadian students and researchers with innovative discoveries. By supporting Canadians in their advanced studies, they help foster a community of thinkers and scientists.

The Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems
​Mitacs is a non-profit, national research organization that manages and funds research and training programs for undergraduate, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in partnership with universities, industry and government in Canada.

The Department of Natural Resources 
Natural Resources Canada is the ministry of the government of Canada responsible for natural resources, energy, minerals and metals, forests, earth sciences, mapping and remote sensing.

Ontario Research Fund
The Ontario Research Fund provides research institutions with funding to help support their infrastructure needs like developing/maintaining advanced facilities and high-end equipment.

Ontario Centres of Excellence
OCE drives the development of Ontario’s economy by helping create new jobs, products, services, technologies and businesses. We also invest in early-stage projects, where the probability of commercial success and potential total return on innovation are substantial.

Canada Foundation for Innovation
The Canada Foundation for Innovation is an independent not-for-profit organization that invests in state-of-the-art research facilities and equipment in Canada’s universities, colleges, research hospitals, and non-profit research institutions.