Research Interests

​I am interested in assessing the fate of plastic pollution in the Red Sea, focusing on microplastics abundance and interaction with ecosystems (e.g. coral reefs, mangroves, seagrasses) and biota.


Education Profile

  • ​M. Sc., Biology, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy, 2015
  • M. Sc., Marine Sciences for Sustainable Development, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy, 2012
  • B. Sc., Biological Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy, 2011

Professional Profile

​2016-Present: Ph.D. Student, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

2015: Scientific communication intern, Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, Ispra, Italy


KAUST Affiliations

​Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)