CIVS Administrative Assistant Wins Award

Linda Robinson

CIVS is very proud to congratulate Linda Robinson for receiving the 2015 Outstanding Operations Technical Employee of the Year. The award was presented at Purdue Calumet’s annual Faculty and Staff service recognition luncheon held on April 24. Linda has served as Administrative Assistant at CIVS since 2010. She is a campus leader, currently serving as vice chair of…
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Nursing Interactive Training Simulator

Nursing Virtual Training

A new protocol is being implemented at a Northwest Indiana Hospital to identify risk for sepsis. To help train their nurses on how to use the protocol, an interactive virtual training module has been developed collaboratively by students from Purdue Calumet Nursing, and the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation.

CIVS Students Win Research Awards

Student Research Day 2015 All Winners

Eight CIVS students won awards for three research projects at this year’s Purdue University Calumet Student Research Day. 26 CIVS projects were presented in total by 49 students. Award winners were: 2nd Place Undergraduate Oral PresentationNicole Bandy, Liyuan Gong – “Evaluation of 3D Printing Design and Process” 3rd Place Undergraduate Oral PresentationXiang Liu, Yifan Wang, Xianrui Wang – “Design…
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Distributive Justice


Students explore a variety of possible principles of distributive justice (how to fairly distribute societal benefits and burdens) through an interactive simulation of a decision process developed by the philosopher John Rawls in his influential book, A Theory of Justice.

CIVS Student Wins Steel Video Competition

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation graduate student Alrazy Sonet won the $3,000 Grand Prize from the Association for Iron & Steel Technology Foundation “Real Steel” Video Challenge for his video submission titled “Steel: Backbone of the Universe”. Watch the Video.