Profiles

Jenna Jambeck, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Fighting plastic waste + marine debris

Telephone: 706-542-6454

Email: jjambeck@uga.edu

Driftmier Engineering Center, Room 412
597 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States

Jenna Jambeck, associate professor in the College of Engineering, is internationally recognized for her research on plastic waste in the ocean and for the Marine Debris Tracker app she co-created with fellow faculty member Kyle Johnsen. She notes that being active in research helps bring current environmental engineering issues into the classroom for students. Learn more about Dr. Jambeck's teaching and research in Focus on Faculty.

Education

Ph.D., Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, 2004
M.E., Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, 1998
B.S., Environmental Engineering Sciences (with honors), University of Florida, 1996

Area of Specialty

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste
  • Marine Debris

Links

Jambeck Research Group