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
  • 3,400+ students used CIVS for experiential learning and virtual labs
  • 88 external organizations collaborated with CIVS
  • 135 completed projects
  • 111 technical publications
  • 715 graduate and undergraduate students employed and mentored
  • 77 Purdue Calumet faculty and staff involved
  • 44 student awards
  • 166 news articles on CIVS
  • 15,500+ local, national and international visitors since October 2011



Updated April  3rd, 2015