PhD Candidate, Dept. Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano
Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Geography, San Diego State University
Associate Director, Metabolism of Cities Living Lab, San Diego State University


Carol is a natural scientist, doctoral researcher at Politecnico di Milano (Milan, Italy) and San Diego State University (San Diego, California). Her work is focused on (i) multi-level monitoring and dynamic modeling of material flows and pollution cycles across the industrial and natural systems; (ii) role and relevance of technology (e.g., monitoring technology, recycling technology) in enhancing a circular economy for plastics; and (iii) impacts of anthropogenic pollution on coastal communities and marine-dependent activities.
Research interests: marine pollution, microplastics, material flow analysis, remote and proximity sensing, pollution cycle monitoring, ocean and coastal management, underwater survey, and citizen science.

Research Interests

Plastic pollution; Marine litter; Recycling technology; Microplastics; MFA; Marine & coastal management

Website contributions from this member

14 Nov 2020 Member Spotlights: Carol Maione