CIVS Hosts Ready NWI Career Camp

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation will be hosting the future engineers, technicians, and scientists of Northwest Indiana for the 2015 READY NWI Career Camp from August 3rd through August 7th at Purdue University Calumet. CIVS will be using interactive and innovative simulations to educate the students and inspire them to follow a…
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Visclosky Tours CIVS at Purdue University Calumet During Canstruction Virtual Camp

Portrait of Congressman Visclosky with an American flag behind him.

On July 20, Congressman Pete Visclosky joined Lisa Daugherty, CEO and President of Lake Area United Way, and Dr. Chenn Zhou, Executive Director at the Center for Visualization through Simulation (CIVS), in the launch of the newly designed Canstruction 3D-Design Software.

Canstruction Teams Use CIVS’ Innovative Software

The group posed in front of the 3D Immersive theater screen which is showing a 3D image of a structure made of cans.

Canstruction is under way. Six teams competing in the Canstruction event met at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation to finalize plans for their structures. The teams’ ideas were displayed in a 3D in order to help the teams visualize their final designs. They were then able to propose changes and additions to…
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GUEST COMMENTARY: Yes, we can STEM hunger in NWI

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Article written by Tim Sanders, director of the Northwest Indiana Engagement Office for Purdue University, taken from the Times website, published July 11th, 2015. [Opens in New Window] Canstruction NWI – Superheroes Against Hunger is a one-of-a-kind fun and educational experience for middle school students from Lake and Porter counties. Teams of students come together…
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