Category Archives: Research Group Updates

Why eXXpedition 2014?

Synchronicity. After e-meeting Emily Penn this summer to discuss the Apple video and her work, we thought that we might one day work together… little did we know it would happen so soon! Here I am, resident engineer, an addition … Continue reading

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My Marine Debris Story

I am so grateful for what I get to do every day, research and teaching mostly, but also service and outreach too. In honor of the International Coastal Cleanup this weekend, I decided to share the story of how I … Continue reading

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Interview with Matthew Lisiecki (MPA Candidate 2013, NYU)

Matthew, an MPA student at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service, contacted me about six weeks ago and asked to do an online interview. Matt is currently studying open government and innovation in a class with Beth Noveck (former head … Continue reading

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Commingled Conversations

I was recently interviewed by Steve Averett of Waste Age Magazine. It was a fun interview, not any questions about my research, but little peeks into my personal world and my opinions. The post was put together well – with … Continue reading

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Krishna Graduated!

Krishna successfully defended his masters thesis entitled: Continuous Power Genreation and Treatment of Landfill Leachate using Microbial Fuel Cells and completed all the requirements for graduation. He is the first student to graduate from the Jambeck Research Group at UGA … Continue reading

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Grad Student Spotlight – Krishna

Hi, I am Krishna, currently working for Dr. Jenna Jambeck at the Driftmier Engineering Center and pursuing my Masters in Environmental Engineering at the University of Georgia. I graduated with my Bachelors degree in Biotechnology from Anna University, Chennai, India … Continue reading

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Spring 2011 Semester is here!

Classes have been going (with a slight and rare snow delay) since January 10 at UGA. The Jambeck Research Group is off to an exciting start to the semester. We are working on kicking off the SEA-MDI project further with … Continue reading

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Waste Not, Want Not Blog is here!

This new website allows me to easily update the site and blog – all in the same location. Previous blog posts have been imported, but the old blog can also be found here: http://www.jambeck.blogspot.com/ Share it.

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Slideshow of Waste Receptacles Throughout the World

I take photos of garbage cans everywhere I go; this is a sideshow of some of them. From the informal to the formal solid waste sector, I am fascinated at how waste is managed all over the world. The human … Continue reading

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