CIVS to Welcome AIST Plate Rolling Technology Committee

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) will host the Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) Plate Rolling Technology Committee for the second half of a two-day meeting held semiannually by the committee on Thursday March 19th.

CIVS Researchers Copyright Their Work

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation staff were three of ten Purdue researchers to copyright their work in the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Chenn Q. Zhou, director, John Moreland, senior research scientist, and Lucas Phillips, lead 3-D artist, copyrighted a simulation developed for use in classrooms to engage students in the topics of distributive…
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NWI Becoming an Economic Powerhouse

Tim Boyle and P.Scott Bening wearing suits and hard hats in the new Portage plant.

Good morning, Northwest Indiana!

2020 will be another exciting year in Northwest Indiana’s journey to once again become an economic powerhouse, only this time the powerhouse won’t be built at the expense of clean air, clean water, and clean earth. It will be built on the creativity, energy, insights and education of its citizens. People will have renewed respect for not only the environment, but also our diverse people and the value each and every one of us bring to our Region every day.

Science Olympiad


The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation’s own Mike Wang and Matt Grahovac presented the many technologies and capabilities available at the center to the participants of the regional Science Olympiad at Purdue University Calumet.

U. S. Steel Ironmakers Visit CIVS

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation helped train engineers, technicians, and operators from the steel industry as a part of the annual U. S. Steel Ironmaking Academy Wednesday. The trainees were exposed to models and simulations of many different facets of the blast furnace including the shaft, pulverized coal injection, the hearth, and the…
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