The Steel Wheel

The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) and CIVS have created a 3D visualization of an interactive version of the Making, Shaping, and Treating of Steel Wheel. The Steel Wheel is a graphical representation of the processes required to convert raw materials into finished steel products. The 3D visualizations on the wheel include detailed…
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Working with CIVS: A Company’s Perspective

ArcelorMittal has posted two articles which feature CIVS on their website, For companies who have not worked with CIVS before, the articles offer a rare glimpse into the experience of working with the center. One article covers the aspects of working with the center from a research project perspective and describes how using Computational Fluid Dynamic modeling has benefited the company.

Retirement Investment Planning – Finance Educational Visualization and Interactive Tool

3D animation scene design of learning retirement planning concepts

THE PROBLEM People are living longer lives due to improvements in technology, medicine and quality of life. As time goes on, this trend is expected to continue. The government cannot afford the increasing cost of retirement and this need to be taken into account when planning for the future. There are two key issues faced…
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CIVS Facts & Impacts

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.

Serious Game Design Contest


image25The Department of English is having a serious game design contest in which the participants will propose a serious game design for pedagogical use. These games will be similar to the games created by CIVS in partnership with Dr. Cohen and Dr. Mabrito. The winning design will be created by CIVS in spring of 2016. Faculty at PUC, Northwest Indiana colleges and public schools are invited to submit proposals. The submission deadline is December 1st. More information: