Brent S. Olive, Ph.D, CIH

Dr. Brent Olive
Department Chair; Professor of Chemistry

General Chemistry, Occupational Safety and Health, Toxicology, Environmental/Sampling Regulations

Mail Box: UNA Box 5204
Office Room: 473 Science and Engineering Technology Building
Office Telephone: (256) 765-4215
Degrees: Ph.D., Environmental Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1999; M.S.P.H Industrial Hygiene, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1996; B.S., Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene, University of North Alabama, 1994
Professional Certifications: Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
Classes taught: Introductory Chemistry, CH 101; General Chemistry, CH 111, CH 111L; Environmental Regulations for Teachers CH 665; Occupational Safety and Health IH 301
Recent publications:

Recent presentations:

  • Smith, K.J.; Olive, B.S., “Open Path Infrared Spectroscopy: Overview and Use in Hurricane Katrina Clean-up Efforts,”  Oral Presentation, Alabama Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, Florence, AL, 2007.
  • Olive, B.S.,  “Use of Open Path Infrared and Ultraviolet Remote Sensors to Quantify VOC Emissions from Burning Debris during Hurricane Katrina Clean-up Efforts in the Coastal Area of Southern Mississippi,”  Poster Presentation, EPA National Air Monitoring Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2006.

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