Crescente E. Figueroa, Ph.D.

Professor of Industrial Hygiene; Director of the Industrial Hygiene Program

Mail Box: UNA Box 5211
Office Room: Floyd Science Building 303
Office Telephone: (256) 765-4236
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 usually taught:
  • Ind Ergonomics and Physical Agents 310, 310L; 
  • Industrial Safety 311;
  • Industrial Hygiene Problems 322;
  • Control of Airborne Hazards 422, 422L;
  • Sampling Methods in Ind. Hygiene 444, 444L
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.
Recent grants: NIOSH TPG 2009-2012
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