Dr. Ronnie A.D. Frazer-Williams

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Ronnie A.D. Frazer-Williams is an Associate Professor in Environmental and Analytical Chemistry and Head of Chemistry Department, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone. He holds a BSc with honors in Chemistry from The University of Sierra Leone, M.Eng. and M.Sc. in Environmental Science and Technology (IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands) and PhD in Environmental Technology (Cranfield University, United Kingdom).

His research interests are: transformation processes of (heavy) metals in aquatic sediments and overlying waters with strong emphasis of metal toxicology; metal levels in foods, water quality assessment and the use of wetlands for sustainable water quality improvement, the use of aquatic macrophytes in removing nutrients and heavy metals from polluted waters; persistent organic pollutants; solid waste management and air pollution studies etc.

Ronnie is actively engaged in research, supervising students from undergraduate to doctoral research level; has authored several articles both in peer review journals and conference proceedings. He has served as national consultant for the review of persistent organic pollutants in Sierra Leone, national expert for several environmental assessment and evaluation projects and many others.  He is a member of several editorial and review team of top quality peer review journals around the world. Ronnie Frazer-Williams is presently, the vice president of the West African Society of Toxicology (WASOT).