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.

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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