CIVS and Purdue Calumet featured in Canstruction Video

During Summer 2014, CIVS and Purdue University Calumet worked with United Way, Congressman Pete Visclosky, and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana to host a “Canstruction” event, which involved a competition between groups of area youth to build 7-foot structures out of canned goods, which were later donated to the Food Bank. CIVS taught kids about 3D…
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CIVS Hosts Demonstration in Hope of Encouraging STEM Education

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation hosted Boy Scout Troop 276 and demonstrated some of the center’s many technological capabilities on Tuesday, Jan. 13. The demo included an introduction to visualization and simulation, exposure to 3D printing technology and its applications, and video game design. The center hopes to encourage the scouts to…
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CIVS Research Paper Featured in Iron & Steel Technology

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) was one of six papers to be featured in the December 2014 edition of Iron & Steel Technology. The paper used computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to study the relationship between iron ore reducibility, coke reactivity, and blast furnace operations.  The paper’s findings will help the iron…
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PUC Hosts Simulated Learning Experience for Hammond Students

Article written by Times Staff and published December 31, 2014 on The Times website. [Opens in New Window] HAMMOND | Some 85 Hammond High School students and their teachers visited Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) earlier this month to participate in a simulated learning experience designed to advance insights…
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