CIVS Aids NWI Counselors

CIVS student Neftali Arteaga demonstrates the Oculus Rift to an educator.

HAMMOND | Educators from across Northwest Indiana on Friday donned 3-D glasses at Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation Through Visualization and Simulation as they peered at images of a U.S. Steel Virtual Blast Furnace.

Gary Wirt-Emerson Principal Adrian Richie said this is the industry of the future. These are the kinds of jobs our students will be looking at in the future in Northwest Indiana, he said.

CIVS Wins Big at Student Research Day 2015

Presenter Xiang Liu stands before a Powerpoint slideshow detailing the results of his wind turbine project.

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation was represented by 26 undergraduate and graduate projects this year, including 2 collaborations, at Student Research Day 2015. Four of those projects won awards: 2nd Place Undergraduate Oral PresentationNicole Bandy, Liyuan Gong – “Evaluation of 3D Printing Design and Process” 3rd Place Undergraduate Poster Presentation (College of Business in…
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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.

Brain Visualization Featured on NPR program

A visualization produced in collaboration with CIVS was used in a Science Friday educational video produced by national public radio (NPR). The segment, titled “Face Time”, helps explain how the human brain makes judgements about people by their faces. The featured visualization, titled “Brain Optic Nerve Impulses”, was created by senior design students under guidance from Professors…
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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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