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Mucino, Victor H.

Professor & Associate Chair for Education - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1981, Dr. Victor H. Mucino worked as a Professor at Mexico's National University and has since maintained professional contact with the engineering and academic community of Mexico.

Currently, Dr. Mucino directs WVU's Industrial Outreach Program in Mexico, in which he takes WVU students to Queretaro, Mex. to team them up with Mexican students and conduct meaningful industrial projects. Intermixed teams of students work with engineers from industry across disciplines and cultures. This program has been in place since 1997.

Research Focus Areas

  • Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Dynamics and Kinematics of Mechanical Systems
  • Finite Element Analysis

Research Interests

Finite element methods
Automotive engineering
Tanker truck stability

Teaching Interests

Mechanical engineering design
Kinematics and dynamics of machines
Finite element analysis
CAD Applications

Special Interests

International engineering education
International industrial outreach
Latin American culture
Spanish Guitar

Professional Societies