The weather had cooled significantly. We were certainly in a different local climate having traveled up the Mississippi River over four days with stops in Vidalia, Louisiana; Natchez, Mississippi; Vicksburg, Mississippi; Jackson, Mississippi; Memphis, Tennessee; and Cairo, Illinois before making… Read moreSt. Louis
Thursday started out with a scoop of trash from the Carlotta Street boom in Baton Rouge. Our local collaborator, Mark Benfield, of LSU, took us around to the drainage canals in Baton Rouge to see the trash booms that collect… Read moreBaton Rouge
The yellow flowers greeted us as we entered the BREC RV Park/Equestrian Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and saw the horses gracefully grazing in the field. It was a serene place, right across the road from the Mississippi River levee… Read morePlastic Pollution starting at the Source of Plastic
The rumbling sound of the semis was constant. Two feet from us on either side. And trucks driving in and out all night… no one got much sleep. Even though I was very tired from just a few hours of… Read moreMississippi River Plastic Pollution Initiative & Family
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… Read moreWhy eXXpedition 2014?
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… Read moreMy Marine Debris Story
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… Read moreInterview with Matthew Lisiecki (MPA Candidate 2013, NYU)
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… Read moreCommingled Conversations
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… Read moreKrishna Graduated!
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… Read moreGrad Student Spotlight – Krishna