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Nakano, Victor

Exec Program Dir / Assoc Resrch Scient
Materials Science And Engineering

Malone Hall 140
(410) 516-5962

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  • Ph.D. 2008, Purdue University
  • Master of Science 2000, Stanford University
  • Master of Science 1997, University of Missouri - Rolla, Rolla, MO
  • Bachelor of Science 1991, United States Military Academy
  • 2011 - 2013:  Deputy Director for Test Infrastructure, Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense. U.S. Army
  • 2011 - 2011:  Product Director, Joint Biological Standoff Family of Systems, Joint Project Manager Biological Defense, U.S. Army
  • 2010 - 2011:  Foreign Military Sales Acquisition Officer, Iraq Security Assistance Mission, United States Forces – Iraq, U.S. Army
  • 2008 - 2010:  Military Deputy Director, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
  • 2008 - 2008:  Military Assistant to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
  • 2003 - 2005:  Assistant Product Manager, Lethality Systems’ Integration, Project Manager Office, Future Combat Systems, U.S. Army
  • 2000 - 2003:  Instructor and promoted to Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, United States Military Academy
  • 1991 - 1998:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Officer, U.S. Army
  • 2007:  Best Academic Research Poster
  • 2007:  Best Research Abstract in Multidisciplinary Category
  • 2006:  Best Poster in Multidisciplinary Category
  • 2002:  National Winner, Daniel W. Mead Paper Competition
  • "Overview of the Materials in Extreme Dynamic Environments Collaborative Research Alliance", 46th Combined Light Armor Survivability Panel.  Dumfries, Virginia.  December 10, 2013
  • "A Design Assessment System to Protect Buildings from Internal Chemical and Biological Threats", Annual Meeting.  Orlando, Florida.  July 31, 2007
  • "A Design Assessment System to Protect Buildings from Internal Chemical and Biological Threats", Computing in Civil Engineering.  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  July 24, 2007
  • "Design Assessment Using Multizone Simulation to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Internal Chemical and Biological Threats", 25th Army Science Conference.  Orlando, Florida.  November 27, 2006
  • "Assessment of Emergency Room Designs to Protect Against an Internal Chemical Threat", St. Vincent Hospitals and Health Services, Research Symposium.  Indianapolis, Indiana.  June 13, 2006
  • "A Research Framework for Assessing Critical Infrastructure Designs to Maximize Protection from an Internal Chemical or Biological Attack", 1st Specialty Conference on Disaster Mitigation.  Calgary, Alberta.  May 23, 2006


Journal Articles
  • Nakano VM, Croisant WJ, Abraham DM (2009).  Methodology to Assess Building Designs for Protection Against Internal Chemical and Biological Threats.  Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering.  23(1).  14-21.
  • Nakano VM, Croisant WJ, Abraham DM (2008).  Assessment of Emergency Room Designs for Protection Against an Internal Chemical Threat.  Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities/American Society of Civil Engineers.  22(5).  323-332.
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