Bryan Ormond

Bryan Ormond

Assistant Professor, TECS/TPACC

Polymer and Color Chemistry
Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science
Textile Protection and Comfort Center

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Academic Degrees

  • B.S. Polymer and Color Chemistry, ACS Certified, North Carolina State University, 2007
  • Ph.D. Fiber and Polymer Science, North Carolina State University, 2012


Effect of clothing layers on mass transfer of methyl salicylate vapor through CBRN materials in a cylinder test
Ormond, R. B., & DenHartog, E. A. (2017), Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 45(4), 1378–1387.
Considerations for applying man-in-simulant test methodologies for the evaluation of fully encapsulating chemical protective ensembles
Ormond, R. B. (2016), American society for testing and materials special technical, 1593, 212–232.
Interlaboratory variation for permeation test standards and considerations for test materials
Gabler, W., & Ormond, R. B. (2016), American society for testing and materials special technical, 1593, 272–284.
Efficient wound odor removal by -cyclodextrin functionalized poly (epsilon-caprolactone) nanofibers
Narayanan, G., Ormond, B. R., Gupta, B. S., & Tonelli, A. E. (2015), Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132(45).
Quantitative analysis of trimethyl amine in cotton fabrics cationized with 3-chloro-2-hydroxypropyltrimethylammonium chloride
Farrell, M. J., Ormond, R. B., & Gabler, W. J. (2015), Cellulose, 22(5), 3435–3439.
Factors influencing the uptake rate of passive adsorbent dosimeters used in the man-in-simulant-test
Ormond, R. B., Barker, R., Beck, K., Thompson, D., & Deaton, S. (2012), American society for testing and materials special technical, 1544, 247–265.

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Assessment, Improvement, and Application of Multi-Hazard System-Level Performance Evaluations of First Responder Ensembles
US Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS)(9/18/19 - 9/17/21)
Development of Protective Ensemble(s) for DSM Dyneema Technicians
DSM Dyneema(9/03/18 - 12/31/19)
Enhanced Cleaning to Reduce Firefighter Exposure to Carcinogens
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)(9/14/18 - 9/13/21)
Revolutionizing the Protective Hood: Particulate Protection, Cleaning Effectiveness, and Training Demonstration
US Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS)(7/28/16 - 12/31/19)
Analysis Of Odorous Compounds In Athletic Shoes With Antimicrobial Properties
adidas International, Inc.(8/01/15 - 2/28/17)
Smoke and Particulate Resistant Structural Turnout Ensemble
US Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS)(9/01/15 - 9/30/17)
Pesticide Analysis
Vestergaard Frandsen(11/03/14 - 6/30/16)
Next Generation NFPA 1994 Ruggedized Class 2 Ensemble
Combating Terrorism Technology Support Office (CTTSO)(3/30/15 - 9/30/17)
Incorporating Standards Education into Courses on Textile Protection and Comfort
US Dept. of Commerce (DOC)(7/01/14 - 12/31/16)
UNC System Sloan Grant for PSM in Human Protection and Comfort Science
NCSU Professional Science Master(8/01/13 - 11/30/14)



  • PCC 106 - Polymer Chemistry and Environmental Sustainability ,
  • PCC 201 - Impact of Industry on the Environment and Society ,
  • PCC 442 - Physio-Chemical Processes in Textiles ,