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

Publications

Effects of firefighting hood design, laundering and doffing on smoke protection, heat stress, and wearability
Kesler, R. M., Mayer, A., Fent, K. W., Chen, I.-C., Deaton, A. S., Ormond, R. B., … Horn, G. P. (2021), Ergonomics, 1, 1–25. https://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2020.1867241
Assessing the Durability of Firefighter Protective Hoods Following Exposure to Ultraviolet Light
Kasebi, A., Gaskill, M., & Ormond, R. B. (2020), In Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: Innovative Solutions to Evolving Challenges (pp. 64–80). https://doi.org/10.1520/stp162420190095
Development of a Headspace Sampling-Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Method for the Analysis of Fireground Contaminants on Firefighter Turnout Materials
Shinde, A., & Ormond, R. B. (2020), ACS CHEMICAL HEALTH & SAFETY, 27(6), 352–361. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chas.0c00041
Development of a Standard Testing Procedure for Evaluating Firefighter Protective Hoods on PyroHead Fire Test System
Carlton, N. P., Ormond, R. B., Joines, J. A., Morton-Aslanis, J., & Barker, R. L. (2020), In Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: Innovative Solutions to Evolving Challenges (pp. 18–30). https://doi.org/10.1520/stp162420190090
Evaluating the Material-Level Performance of Particulate-Blocking Firefighter Hoods
Smith, M. M. C., Carlton, N. P., & Ormond, R. B. (2020), In Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: Innovative Solutions to Evolving Challenges (pp. 114–130). https://doi.org/10.1520/stp162420190091
Headspace sampling-gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer as a screening method to thermally extract fireground contaminants from retired firefighting turnout jackets
Shinde, A., & Ormond, R. B. (2020), FIRE AND MATERIALS. https://doi.org/10.1002/fam.2887
Performance Evaluation of Newly Developed Smoke and Particulate Resistant Structural Turnout Ensemble
Ormond, R. B., Kwon, C. H., & Mathews, M. C. (2019), HOMELAND SECURITY AND PUBLIC SAFETY: RESEARCH, APPLICATIONS, AND STANDARDS, pp. 286–305. https://doi.org/10.1520/STP161420180049
Analytical quantification of key odor compounds found in footwear
Pickett, T. E., & Ormond, R. B. (2017), AATCC 2017 - 2017 AATCC International Conference Proceedings, 87–96.
Outward Leakage smoke simulation for evaluating susceptibility of firefighter turnout ensembles and materials to particulate infiltration
Maness, C., & Ormond, R. B. (2017), AATCC 2017 - 2017 AATCC International Conference Proceedings, 77–86.
Considerations for applying man-in-simulant test methodologies for the evaluation of fully encapsulating chemical protective ensembles
Ormond, R. B. (2016), ASTM Special Technical Publication, STP 1593, 212–232. https://doi.org/10.1520/stp159320160010

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Grants

Development of Protocol for Residual Antiviral Activity on Textile Substrates
Goldshield Technologies(1/11/21 - 7/10/21)
Development and Application of an Animatronic Head Form Test Method for Evaluating the Functionality of Low Cost Source-Capture Cloth Face Coverings
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention(3/15/21 - 9/14/22)
Insecticide Analysis Research Proposal for Elevate Textiles/ITG Burlington
Elevate Textiles, Inc. (6/29/20 - 12/31/21)
Mitigating Exposure to Hazardous and Toxic Particulates and Vapors: Evaluating and Improving PPE and Skin Contamination on WUI/Wildland Fires
US Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS)(10/01/20 - 8/30/22)
Effectiveness of Primary Exposure Mitigation Strategies for Fire Investigators
US Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS)(1/01/21 - 9/28/23)
Develop and Document Methods for Effective Cleaning of Military Firefighters’ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Mitigate Exposure to Carcinogens and Other Hazardous Materials
US Army(4/20/20 - 10/19/20)
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 - 6/30/20)
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)

Organizations

Teaching

  • PCC 106 - Polymer Chemistry and Environmental Sustainability ,
  • PCC 201 - Impact of Industry on the Environment and Society ,
  • PCC 442 - Physio-Chemical Processes in Textiles ,
  • TC 589 - Protective Clothing and Equipment for Chemical and Biological Hazards , Spring