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
  • 3,100+ students used CIVS for experiential learning and virtual labs
  • 87 external organizations collaborated with CIVS
  • 130 completed projects
  • 101 technical publications
  • 412 graduate and undergraduate students employed and mentored
  • 75 Purdue Calumet faculty and staff involved
  • 34 student awards
  • 162 news articles on CIVS
  • 13,000+ local, national and international visitors since October 2011



Updated October  24th, 2014