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Tag: Dr. Bryan Ormond

firefighters putting out house fire

Mar 2, 2022

Helping Set the Standard

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reviews standards for first responders’ gear every three to five years. Using its world-leading testing systems, the Textile Protection and Comfort Center at the Wilson College of Textiles has made technical contributions that have helped create new testing methods and updated existing standards for firefighter turnout gear, including turnout suits and gloves. 

Masked wolf statue

Feb 9, 2022

Wilson College Expert Explains Evolving Face Covering Guidance

In a new seminar, Assistant Professor Bryan Ormond addresses pervasive face covering misconceptions and explains the difference in regulation, testing ,and efficacy of different types of face coverings. 

Andrew Hall

Nov 10, 2021

Wilson College Student Honored for Role in Updating Crucial Safety Standards

Doctoral student Andrew Hall worked with Dr. Bryan Ormond to update internationally recognized safety standards for personal protective equipment. 

green beam on black background

Sep 13, 2021

Researchers Are Developing Better Tests for Face Coverings With New Tech

Backed by a grant from the CDC, NC State researchers are working on new technology to simultaneously test face coverings' breathability, filtration and fit. 

Nur-Us-Shafa Mazumder

Sep 8, 2021

Getting to Know Nur-Us-Shafa Mazumder: 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship Recipient

Nur-Us-Shafa Mazumder, recipient of the 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship, joins the Wilson College of Textiles as a doctoral student in the fiber and polymer science program this fall. 

Nigel Carlton

Oct 3, 2019

Meet Young Alumnus Nigel Carlton

We spoke to alumnus Nigel Carlton (B.S. TE '17, M.S. TE '19) about why he chose to attend the Wilson College of Textiles, his work with TPACC and the reality of searching for a job while limited to a specific geographic location.  

Techtextil event crowd

Feb 8, 2019

Meet Us at Techtextil North America

The Wilson College of Textiles will be the center of the textile world this February 26-28, when it hosts Techtextil North America 2019 as its first official academic partner. Techtextil North America is an annual trade event dedicated to the technical textiles and nonwovens industry. For three days this month, manufacturers, suppliers, service providers and industry professionals from all over the world will gather in the City of Oaks to network, learn and share the latest advancements in textile technology. 

Dr. Ormond and grad student

Oct 23, 2018

Five Questions with Dr. Bryan Ormond

Get to know Dr. Bryan Ormond, a double alumnus who has recently joined the College of Textiles as an assistant professor in the area of textile and protective clothing chemistry for the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS). 

OESA winners

May 8, 2018

Two Textiles Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Extension Service

Two College of Textiles faculty members have received the NC State University Outstanding Extension Service Award, which acknowledges exceptional extension engagement and economic development activities. Learn more about recipients Dr. Karen K. Leonas and Dr. Bryan Ormond.