CIVS Facts and Impacts

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CIVS’s multidisciplinary research projects are having substantial economic and intellectual impacts on
local and global communities as well as providing great research opportunities for Purdue Calumet
faculty and students. Following are highlights since 2009.

  • $38++ million savings for companies from 5 projects
  • 3,700+ students used CIVS for experiential learning and virtual labs
  • 92+ external organizations collaborated with CIVS
  • 140+ completed projects
  • 120 technical publications
  • 800+ graduate and undergraduate students employed and mentored
  • 86 Purdue Calumet faculty and staff involved
  • 44 student awards
  • 200+ news articles on CIVS
  • 20,500+ local, national and international visitors
  • $11+ million in external grants and contracts brought into the University

Updated November 10th, 2015