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Three International Organizations Visit CIVS to Discuss Potential Collaborations

April 11, 2014

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

April 9, 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 ...

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CIVS Demonstrates Technologies for Educational Talent Search Students

April 4, 2014

Students from Block Middle School reaching out and trying to touch the 3D presentation from their seats.

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’ ...

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Innovation Key to Region’s Future, Leaders Say

April 4, 2014

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.

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CIVS hosts the 2014 Northwest Indiana Leader Luncheon

April 3, 2014

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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CIVS Students Win Four Awards at Student Research Day

April 3, 2014

CIVS Student Lucas Phillips presenting his project to an onlooker. 25 CIVS projects were presented by 41 graduate and undergraduate students at the Purdue Calumet 2014 Student Research Day including four award winners: