Griffith Students Partner with PUC to Create Video Games

CIVS researcher Lucas Phillips demonstrates how to use a 3D printer to the high school students.

“Imagine a high school class where students get credit for playing video games all hour,” Griffith High School math teacher Marilyn Brunk said.

It’s not imagination anymore. It’s happening.

Student Successes

Philip Mann joined the CIVS research group in 2009 at the beginning of his freshman year and graduated with his degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2012. While at CIVS, he provided valuable contributions to multiple projects sponsored by NIPSCO, ArcelorMittal, BP, US Steel, and others. His research findings won multiple prestigious awards including the LSAMP…
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Cutting Edge Technology Showcased for Honors College

CIVS hosted students and their parents from the Purdue University Calumet Honors College.  The Honors College allows students to attend additional classes that promote expanded classroom learning, many of which are not normally available to the student body.  Students in the Honors College also get the benefit of working one on one with professors, gaining…
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Wind Energy Research Highlighted

CIVS presented research projects on wind energy education at the Ivy Tech Energy Day held on September 26 in Lafayette, Indiana. The event showcased a variety of careers and opportunities related to energy generation including wind, solar, and emerging technologies. CIVS showcased a number of virtual training applications that have been developed in collaboration with…
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Steel Research Presented at MS&T

CIVS presented technical papers on two steel-related research projects at the 2014 Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) Conference on October 14 in Pittsburgh, PA. The presentations titled “Development of a Virtual Blast Furnace Training System” and “CFD Analysis of Hot Metal Desulfurization Inside a Torpedo Vessel” were presented with  collaborators from U.S. Steel and ArcelorMittal…
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