Daniel has recently completed his honours year in partnership with the Warner Babcock Institute in Boston, focusing on improving detection, analysis and removal of microplastic pollution from urban streams; with further work also conducted to improve education on this issue in secondary schools. This project included visits to the University of Massachusetts (Lowell) and Yale University’s Centre for Green Chemistry. Before his honours year, Daniel undertook extensive work in student-led sustainability projects, holding positions with the Monash Students’ Sustainability Association and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (Youth).
Daniel has recently graduated from Monash University’s Bachelor of Science Advanced – Global Challenges (Honours) program, in which he developed many sought-after skills including public speaking, entrepreneurship and science communication.
Daniel loves basketball and swimming and enjoys discovering and almost successfully cooking delicious vegetarian food. He also enjoys being annually disappointed by the Melbourne Demons AFL team.