University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
This team consists of 2 MS students (Erica Gardner and Jeremy Nyitrai) in the Engineering Sustainable Systems dual-MS program at University of Michigan, 1 PhD Student (James Tan) in the Chemical Engineering Department, and 1 PI (Dr. Nina Lin) in the Chemical Engineering Department
EPA P3 Video Presentation
Our goal is to determine the feasibility of engineering the microbiota of municipal wastewater treatment plants to degrade microplastics, before they enter the environment via discharge into surface waters or application of biosolids to agricultural fields. Our poster describes the steps we are taking and plan to take to achieve this goal.