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Finding Genius Podcast

Dec 7, 2022

California is not only the first U.S. state but the first government in the world to mandate the development of regulations for microplastics in drinking water.

What is getting into California’s drinking water? 

This will be the first line of investigation as soon as this mandate is implemented. Once we know what...


Oct 21, 2022

In this episode, we connect with Hannah Collins to discuss the ongoing issue of microplastic contamination. Hannah is a Ph.D. student in Oceanography at the University of Connecticut, Avery Point where she currently focuses her research on microplastics and their impact on marine bivalves (mollusks), and...


Oct 13, 2022

Joining us in this episode to discuss microplastics and nanoplastics is Andrew Mayes. Andrew is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of East Anglia where he analyzes and identifies microplastic contamination at a chemical level.

Andrew has spent much of his career producing polymer micro...


Oct 12, 2022

Joining the podcast to address microplastic pollution is Aleksandra Tubić, Ph.D. Aleksandra is an Associate Professor and Chair of Chemical Technology and Environmental Protection at the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Sciences in Serbia.

With a background in chemistry, Aleksandra has fostered a deep fascination with...


Aug 2, 2022

In this episode, we sit down with Bhuvnesh Bharti, an Associate Professor at the LSU Department of Chemical Engineering. He joins us today to talk about oil spill management and recovery. 

Bhuvnesh’s research at LSU focuses on understanding and programming the behavior of micron and nano-sized particles in liquids,...