Three International Organizations Visit CIVS to Discuss Potential Collaborations

Nippon Steel representative visiting CIVS all the way from Japan

Three international organizations recently visited CIVS to explore collaboration opportunities. They found out CIVS research capabilities through existing CIVS collaborators, CIVS publications, or CIVS website. During their visits, CIVS projects and technologies were demonstrated and ideals for potential collaborated projects were discussed in details. The delegates’ organizations included the Universidad Abierta Para Adultos in Santiago,…
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CIVS and U.S. Steel Give Keynote for AIST Midwest Chapter meeting

Chenn Zhou, Bin Wu of CIVS and Jaime Lash, US Steel at AIST Midwest Chapter Meeting on Apriil 8, 2014

“Process Optimization and Cost Savings for U.S. Steel Provided by the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation” was the title of the keynote address given by Jamie Lash, a U.S. Steel engineer, Chenn Zhou, CIVS director, and Bin Wu, CIVS research engineer. Representatives from over 300 steel industry companies were present for the AIST Midwest Chapter monthly meeting on April 9th in Merrillville, Indiana.

CIVS Demonstrates Technologies for Educational Talent Search Students

Students from Block Middle School standing directly in front of the 3D demonstration and are amazed.

Over 160 students from Block Middle School, part of the Educational Talent Search program, visited CIVS on Friday and enjoyed a  3D demonstration presented by CIVS’ Matt Cross, an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student. CIVS’ demonstration sought to spark the interest of these students by giving them a glimpse of the world of virtual reality in hopes of inspiring them to pursue…
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Innovation Key to Region’s Future, Leaders Say

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In a decade, Northwest Indiana could have a lakefront lined with a high-rises, a convention center and a restaurant with sweeping views.

The Calumet Region could have improved transportation infrastructure, more advanced manufacturing, top-notch job training programs and a highly skilled workforce.

CIVS hosts the 2014 Northwest Indiana Leader Luncheon

The 2014 Northwest Indiana Leader Luncheon was held at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation Thursday. The attendance soared as more than 100 guests were welcomed through CIVS’ doors. Presentations were given byChenn Q. Zhou, CIVS; Stewart McMillan, Task Force Tips; Mayor Joseph Stahura, City of Whiting; Maggi Spartz, Unity Foundation; Linda Woloshansky, Center of Workforce Innovations; Dr. Peggy…
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