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School of the Environment
1515 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
FSH Science Research Center
Tallahassee, Florida 32307


Frederic Essien, Ph.D.

 Associate Professor
School of the Environment
Florida A&M University
1515 South Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Tallahassee, FL 32307
Tel: 850-
Fax: 850-561-2248
Email: frederic.essien@famu.edu



·                  Ph. D., Environmental Control, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, 1973

·                  B.Sc., Physics, Mathematics, University of Ghana, 1963



Professional Training

·               Nuclear Energy Training, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, Tennessee,  May 1997;

·            Faculty Research Participation Program, Oak Ridge National Laboratory,

June – August 1997;

·               Unidata McIdas & Gempak Training Workshop, UCAR, Boulder, Colorado October – November 2000.

Research Interests

Physics and chemistry of the lower atmosphere; air pollution; environmental radioactivity.




There are no recent publications of note.

Currently Funded Grants    

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Radiation Protection Research and Education at Florida A&M University, $180,000 (2010-2013)