CIVS Opens Its Doors to Students from 17 Local High Schools

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Seventeen local high schools from Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland Region were represented and over 200 students attended this successful seminar.

CIVS Stands Out at Faculty Research Day 2014

Dr. Bin Wu shows CIVS' research on a laptop stationed on the presentation table.

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) was a heavy contributor at Purdue University Calumet’s Faculty Research Day 2014 on Tuesday, October 21st.

Leveraging the Power of Visualization to Advance Steel Manufacturing

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The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) was featured in an article in the October 2014 issue of Iron & Steel Technology Magazine (Vol. 11, No. 10, pg. 148-153), a publication of the Association of Iron and Steel Technology (AIST). The article is titled “Leveraging the Power of Visualization to Advance Steel Manufacturing”…
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CIVS Helps Munster High Schoolers Design Educational Tool

Anthony Zmuda, Bridget Canar, and Lydia Cheng present their simulation of a roller coaster.

CIVS hosted 4 students from Munster High School to help them complete a project using 3D visualization and interactive software to develop an educational 3D roller-coaster for high school physics education. Lydia Zheng, Anthony Zmuda, Bridget Caraher, and Austin Klawitter learned how to create 3D models and develop computer simulations, visiting CIVS twice per week during the summer. They developed a draft roller-coaster using…
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CIVS Visits Wrigley to Create 3D Facility Model

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CIVS students and staff visited the Wrigley Engineering Technology Center in Chicago, IL to have discussions and collect data for an upcoming project to create 3D models and flythrough animations of a planned facility including gum making line, warehouse, and offices.