Three International Organizations Visit CIVS to Discuss Potential Collaborations

Nippon Steel representative visiting CIVS all the way from Japan

Three international organizations recently visited CIVS to explore collaboration opportunities. They found out CIVS research capabilities through existing CIVS collaborators, CIVS publications, or CIVS website. During their visits, CIVS projects and technologies were demonstrated and ideals for potential collaborated projects were discussed in details. The delegates’ organizations included the Universidad Abierta Para Adultos in Santiago,…
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CIVS Demonstrates Technologies for Educational Talent Search Students

Students from Block Middle School standing directly in front of the 3D demonstration and are amazed.

Over 160 students from Block Middle School, part of the Educational Talent Search program, visited CIVS on Friday and enjoyed a  3D demonstration presented by CIVS’ Matt Cross, an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student. CIVS’ demonstration sought to spark the interest of these students by giving them a glimpse of the world of virtual reality in hopes of inspiring them to pursue…
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CIVS hosts the 2014 Northwest Indiana Leader Luncheon

The 2014 Northwest Indiana Leader Luncheon was held at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation Thursday. The attendance soared as more than 100 guests were welcomed through CIVS’ doors. Presentations were given byChenn Q. Zhou, CIVS; Stewart McMillan, Task Force Tips; Mayor Joseph Stahura, City of Whiting; Maggi Spartz, Unity Foundation; Linda Woloshansky, Center of Workforce Innovations; Dr. Peggy…
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CIVS Students Win Four Awards at Student Research Day

CIVS Student Lucas Phillips presenting his project to an onlooker.

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…
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CIVS Helps Hawthorne Elementary North Teach 400 Grade Schoolers an Irish Jig

Hawthorne Elementary North students all gathered on their playground.

From Nov. 1 through November 8, 2013 Hughes Academy of Irish Dance, CIVS staff, and Purdue Calumet researchers Dr. Meg Rincker and Dr. Sue Misner, partnered with Hawthorn Elementary North school to teach 400 grade schoolers an Irish Jig! The collaboration involved testing the effectiveness of various teaching methods of a traditional irish dance known…
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