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Associate Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Seth H. Frisbie  has over 35 years of experience in drinking water and public health. He started his career as a licensed plumbing apprentice in 1977. He earned his BS from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1986, his MS from Cornell University in 1989, and his PhD from Cornell University in 1992.

After graduation, Frisbie worked in engineering until 1998, when he entered academia. He has worked on drinking water and public health in Bangladesh, Canada, India, the Cayman Islands, Myanmar, Nepal, and the United States. His team discovered that over 50 million Bangladeshis are drinking water with unsafe concentrations of arsenic, manganese, uranium, nickel, or chromium. His team also developed a test that can prevent over 120,000 cancer deaths in Bangladesh. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Norwich University.

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