About this Event
“Open Spectroscopy, making spectroscopy available and useful to researchers around the world for plastic pollution monitoring and insights from an NGO researcher”
Dr. Win Cowger (AKA Dr. Trash) is a Research Scientist at the Moore Institute for Plastic Pollution Research and a graduate of the Gray Lab at UCR. He studies the sources, transport, and fate of plastic pollution in the environment. His science focuses on identifying solutions to plastic pollution and assessing their effectiveness. As an applied scientist, Win works in several sectors--nonprofit groups like Let’s Do It World and Algalita, government agencies like the Ocean Protection Council, and academia to implement science in practice.