Orlando E. Hankins, Ph.D.

  • Vice Provost, Academic Services and Technology OperationsOffice of the Provost
  • Sr. Deputy Title IX Coordinator – Faculty Liaison

Contact Info:

  • oehankins@st-aug.edu
  • 919.516.4860
  • Benson Building Room 201B

Education

B.S. – Nuclear Engineering
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Ph.D. – Nuclear Engineering
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Area(s) of Research

Institutional Effectiveness

Publication(s)

Selected 11 of 30 refereed publications and 54 conference abstracts:
• C. O’Connor, O. Hankins, C. Fisher, R. Howard, R. Moyers, “Determination of arc plasma parameters of the AEDC HEAT H1 arc heater using optical emission spectroscopy,” IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science 01/1993; DOI:10.1109/PLASMA.1993.593652
• McCord, M.G., Hwang, Y.J., Hauser, P.J., Qiu, Y., Cuomo, J.J., Hankins, O., Bourham, M. A., and Canup, L,K., “Modification of Nylon and Polypropylene Fabrics with Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas,” Textile Research Journal 72 (6), pp. 491-498, 2002.
• D. W. Keever, A.K. Dowdy, B. L. Bures, O. E. Hankins and M. A. Bourham, “Mortality and Sterility of the Cigarette Beetle, Lasioderma Serricorne (F.), due to Exposure to Atmospheric Plasma, Proc. Methyle Bromide International Conference, November 2001.
• Z. J. Radzimski, O. E. Hankins, J. J. Cuomo, W. P. Posadowski, S. Shingubara, “Optical Emission Spectroscopy of High Density Metal Plasma Formed during Magnetron Sputtering,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B. Vol. 15(2), 202-208 (1997)
Orlando E. Hankins, Mohamed Bourham, and David Mann, “Observations of Visible Light Emission from Interactions between an Electrothermal Plasma and a Propellant,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 33, No.1, 295-298 (1997).
Orlando E. Hankins and David Mann, “Analysis of Molecular and Neutral Atomic Emission Spectra from an Electrothermal Launcher Plasma,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 31, No. 1, 410-413 (1995).
• N. R. Barnes, R. Dat, D. J. Lichtenwalner, A. F. Schreiner, O. Auciello, and O. E. Hankins, “Multiband Analysis of Photoluminescence Spectra from Electronically Excited Gas-Phase Species Produced during Laser Ablation of Lead Oxide, Zirconium Oxide, Titanium Oxide, and Lead Zirconate Titanate Targets,” Chemistry of Materials, 7, 477-485 (1995).
• M. A. Bourham, J. G. Gilligan, and O. E. Hankins, “Plasma-Material Interaction in Electrothermal and Electromagnetic Launchers,” AIAA-93-3172 (1993).
O. E. Hankins, M. A. Bourham, J. Earnhart, J. G. Gilligan, “Visible Light Emission Measurements from a Dense Electrothermal Launcher Plasma,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 29, No. 1, 1158-1161 (1993).
• M. A. Bourham, O. E. Hankins, J. G. Gilligan, J. D. Hurley, and J. R. Earnhart, “Comparative Study of Components Erosion for Electromagnetic and Electrothermal Launchers,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 29, No.1, 1107-1112 (1993).
• M. A. Bourham, O. E. Hankins, J. G. Gilligan, J. D. Hurley, and W. H. Eddy, “Performance of Graphites and Tungsten during Exposure to Pulsed Plasmas,” Fusion Technology, Vol. 21, No. 3, 1852-1857 (1992).

SAU Organization(s)

Advisor – Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Gamma Psi Chapter

Community Involvement

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. – Phi Lambda Chapter
  • Saint Paul AME Church (2 choirs)

Favorite Quote

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
— Will Durant, historian and philosopher