Alexander Frie

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Professional Title
Research and Fellowship Coordinator

What I do for Sea Grant

  • Coordinate Minnesota Sea Grant's research program.
  • Coordinate Minnesota Sea Grant's state and national fellowship programs.
  • Help Minnesota Sea Grant realize our research-to-application vision of translating the water science needs of our stakeholders into deliverable science, research funding opportunities, and student fellowships.


  • Research and Fellowships

Research Interests

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Fate and Transport of Pollutants in the Environment
  • Impacts of Atmospheric Deposition on Water Quality
  • Identifying and Constraining Pollution Sources
  • Novel Techniques of Reducing Nitrogen Pollution in Air and Water



Ph.D. - Environmental Chemistry
University of California Riverside
B.A. - Environmental Chemistry
Saint John's University and College of Saint Benedict