Steel Consortium Eager to Grow and Contribute to Improved Competitiveness

Article taken from the Purdue University Calumet website, published August 20th, 2015. [Opens in New Window] After a year of organizing and planning, the national Steel Manufacturing Simulation & Visualization Consortium, based in Northwest Indiana, is ready to move forward to help American steel producers compete more favorably worldwide.     Driving the consortium is Purdue…
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Governor Sees Many Dimensions of Purdue Cal

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HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet students, faculty and administrators updated Gov. Mike Pence on how programs originating from the campus benefit the region, the state and the world during his whirlwind visit Thursday afternoon.

The presentation at the Center for Innovation Through Visualization and Simulation by PUC engineering graduates and faculty immediately followed the governor’s tour of U.S. Steel Gary Works.

CIVS Stands Out at AISTech 2015

A dinner banquet setting at the conference showing a panel on stage with an award on the screen.

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) continued making impacts by attending AISTech 2015 in Cleveland Ohio and winning the grand prize in the “Real Steel” Video Challenge. The center also hosted a booth which highlighted several new technologies, had 2 Graduate Student Poster Contest entries and submitted 7 technical papers.

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.