Irene Ruiz Muñoz



Herrera Kaia, Portualdea z/g 20110 Pasaia - Gipuzkoa Spain


MSc in Civil Engineer from Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio (Spain) and MSc in Coastal and Port engineering from Universidad de Cantabria (Spain). In 2018, she received a scholarship from AZTI BRTA (Spain) and currently she is developing her PhD thesis in the Marine Technologies Area, aiming at determining the mainly of sources, pathways and accumulation areas of floating macro litter in the Bay of Biscay. She is currently working on the numerical modelling of transport and fate of floating macro litter in the Bay of Biscay. In addition, she has participated in microplastic monitoring campaigns in the coastal area of the south-east of the Bay of Biscay and in monitoring riverine litter by videometry systems developed by AZTI.