CIVS Students and Staff are Featured in AIST June 2015 Edition

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation will be featured in the June 2015 issue of Iron & Steel Magazine. The article, titled “Life Prediction in Industrial Equipment”, details the process through which industrial equipment can be analyzed to find key areas which can be used to improve inspection and maintenance planning to reduce…
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CIVS to Welcome AIST Plate Rolling Technology Committee

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) will host the Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) Plate Rolling Technology Committee for the second half of a two-day meeting held semiannually by the committee on Thursday March 19th.

CIVS Researchers Copyright Their Work

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation staff were three of ten Purdue researchers to copyright their work in the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Chenn Q. Zhou, director, John Moreland, senior research scientist, and Lucas Phillips, lead 3-D artist, copyrighted a simulation developed for use in classrooms to engage students in the topics of distributive…
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Most Influential Over 50: NWI Business Quarterly Magazine

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Chenn ZhouDr. Chenn Zhou was recognized in Retirement Living Magazine for her many contributions to innovation and technology for the Northwest Indiana region. She was honored as an “outstanding example of inspirational leadership, innovation, and service to others and the region.” The article highlighted a few of her many accomplishments such as winning the Chanute Prize for Team Innovation, a Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana award. Click here for full article.

Innovative Game Teaches Distributive Justice to Hammond High School Students

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On December 5th, 2014, a  group of over 80 students from nearby Hammond High School visited CIVS and took part in a unique and innovative classroom gaming experience focused on applying college-level concepts of distributive justice to real events in American history. Students worked together to make decisions on how to rectify the adverse effects of plutonium production during the Cold War, and in doing so sparked passionate and intelligent discussions on how best to distribute benefits and burdens in a society.