The Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) Foundation Board of Trustees, made up of steel industry leaders, held their semi-annual meeting at CIVS on Oct. 16, 2013. This was the first time the board has met at a non-conference location.
During their visit, CIVS staff and students presented an overview of steel-related projects in the CIVS Immersive Theater. Trustees also toured the CIVS labs and discussed projects in detail with students.read more ... AIST Foundation Board of Trustees Meet at CIVS
One of the core research areas of CIVS is virtual learning/training. Through this research, new frontiers are being explored for student learning and employee training. Two current examples in this area of research are the Virtual Blast Furnace Simulator for U.S. Steel’s Iron-making Academy, and Mixed Reality Simulators for Wind Energy Education funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education’s FIPSE program.read more ... Virtual Training Programs Benefit Engineers and Technicians
CIVS graduate assistant, Nick Walla, won 1st Place at the Association for Iron and Steel Technology’s 2013 AISTech Conference, Graduate Student Poster Competition.
The competition was held on Monday, May 6 in Pittsburgh, PA. Nick presented his project titled “Life Prediction in Industrial Equipment” sponsored by U. S. Steel.read more ... CIVS Student Wins First Place at AISTech 2013
Steve Dubec, a former graduate research assistant at CIVS, recently accepted a position as a Project Engineer with Lazar Anode, one of CIVS’ research project sponsors. Steve was among two other interns in review for this position. In his new position, Steve is responsible for ensuring a project’s design functions and to work on design improvements.read more ... Former CIVS Graduate Assistant Takes Job at Local Industry
Purdue Calumet showcased 92 faculty research projects in Alumni Hall on October 29, 2013. Fifteen projects were presented by faculty collaborating on CIVS research.read more ... Purdue University Calumet Faculty Research Day
Five CIVS students won awards at the Purdue University Calumet Student Research Day held on April 4, 2013read more ... CIVS Students Earn Awards at Student Research Day
In March of 2013, CIVS was co-recipient of the Chanute Prize for Team Innovation, awarded by the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana (NWI).
CIVS was recognized as being a model across the nation for its integration of simulation and visualization technologies to solve real world problems, combined with its application driven approach and close partnerships with collaborators.read more ... CIVS Receives Chanute Prize for Team Innovation
Eleven high school seniors from the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology (HAST) are gaining unique learning experiences through weekly classes at CIVS. The students are taking part in the national “Project Lead the Way” program.read more ... HAST High School Students Doing Research at CIVS