Research at Purdue Calumet’s CIVS Earns National Award

A technical paper written by researchers of Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) and AK Steel about a way to improve steel production based on a concept developed at the steel company’s Dearborn, Mich. Works has been selected to receive a national award this spring.

Purdue Calumet CIVS students contribute to steel-making understanding tool

Three recent Purdue University Calumet engineering students collaborated with the university’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) and the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) in developing an innovative tool that enables greater worldwide understanding of the steelmaking process.

AIST Press Release: Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel® Wheel

The Association for Iron & Steel Technology has released a press release describing their collaboration with CIVS on the creation of the Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel® Wheel.

Director Zhou Supports 1st TMS Summit on IMMI

Dr. Gayle and Dr. Zhou standing next to sign for the summit held up by an easel

Dr. Chenn Zhou, director of CIVS, attended the 1st Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Summit on Integrated Manufacturing and Materials Innovations held November 15-18, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Working with CIVS: A Company’s Perspective

ArcelorMittal has posted two articles which feature CIVS on their website, usa.arcelormittal.com. For companies who have not worked with CIVS before, the articles offer a rare glimpse into the experience of working with the center. One article covers the aspects of working with the center from a research project perspective and describes how using Computational Fluid Dynamic modeling has benefited the company.