Crescente E. Figueroa, Ph.D.

Professor Crescente Figueroa

Professor Emeritus, Industrial Hygiene

Mail Box: UNA Box 5211
Office Room: 469 Science and Engineering Technology Building
Office Telephone: (256) 765-4236     Email:
Degrees: Ph.D., Bioengineering, Texas A&M University, 1993; M.S., Industrial Hygiene, Texas A&M University, 1988; Certificate in Occupational Health, Universidad de Chile, 1981; B.S., Chemical Engineering, Universidad Católica, Chile, 1977.
With UNA since: Spring 1993
Classes taught: Control of Airborne Hazards IH 422, IH 422L;
Additional UNA assignments/committees: Faculty Senate
Recent publications: Hood Entry Coefficients of Compound Suction Hoods. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Ventilation, Zurich, Switzerland, October 2009.
Recent presentations: The Educational Approach to Industrial Ventilation: A Survey Study. Presented at the 8th International Conference on Ventilation, Chicago, IL, May 15, 2006.
Professional Certifications and Memberships:
  • American Board of the Industrial Hygienists - Certified Industrial Hygienist, CIH.
  • OSHA Instructor (Voluntary Compliance for General Industry)
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association - Full Member
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association - Alabama Section, Full Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society - Member