25 CIVS projects were presented by 41 graduate and undergraduate students at the Purdue Calumet 2014 Student Research Day including four award winners:
- Lucas Phillips won 3rd place in Graduate Poster Presentations for Development of a Reference Tool for Calculated Material Values for Use in PBR.
- Tenghao Wang and Yunpeng Chang won 3rd place in Graduate Oral Presentations for NIPSCO Schahfer FGD Training System.
- Jichao “Mike” Wang won 2nd place in Graduate Oral Presentations for Flood Modeling 3D Lab for Civil Engineering Curriculum.
- Tenghao Wang won 1st place in Graduate Oral Presentations for Development of a Virtual Blast Furnace Training System.
Student Research Day is an event in which the many departments of the Purdue University Calumet campus have students present their research in oral or poster form. This event occurs annually and is in its third year. Last year, 5 CIVS students won awards for three projects. Danko Andric, Junchun Li, and Xiaoxiao Zhang won 1st place in Undergraduate Oral Presentations for CFD and VR Study of NIPSCO Unity 8 Decomposition Chamber. Xianjian Chen and Xiaoxi Lou tied for 3rd place for Graduate Poster Presentation. Xianjian Chen presented the project Optimization of an Urea Decomposition Chamber using CDF and VR. Xiaoxi Lou presented the project Numerical Optimization of a QBOP Vessel for Minimizing Kidney Formation.