Anastasiia Martynova

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

Anastasiia's research interests revolve around plastic pollution, focusing on microplastics because of their ubiquity in the environment. She plans to study marine pollution of plastic in a wide range of sizes, as well as to estimate its abundance and characteristics, and identify the processes that influence its transportation and distribution in the environment


  • M.Sc., Ecology and Environmental Management, Saint-Petersburg State University, St Petersburg, Russia, 2020.
  • B.Sc., Ecology and Environmental Management, Irkutsk State University, Irkutsk, Russia, 2017.

Professional Profile

  • 2021 – present: Ph.D. student, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2019: Research intern, Institute of Limnology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia.

KAUST Affiliations

  • Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Microplastics ​Plastic pollution