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, ...read more ... Three International Organizations Visit CIVS to Discuss Potential Collaborations
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 ...read more ... CIVS and U.S. Steel Give Keynote for AIST Midwest Chapter meeting
April 4, 2014
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’ ...read more ... CIVS Demonstrates Technologies for Educational Talent Search Students
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.read more ... Innovation Key to Region's Future, Leaders Say
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 ...read more ... CIVS hosts the 2014 Northwest Indiana Leader Luncheon
April 3, 2014
25 CIVS projects were presented by 41 graduate and undergraduate students at the Purdue Calumet 2014 Student Research Day including four award winners:
- Lucas Phillips won 3rd place in Graduate Poster Presentations for Development of a Reference Tool ...read more ... CIVS Students Win Four Awards at Student Research Day
April 2, 2014
From Nov. 1 through November 8, 2013 Hughes Academy of Irish Dance, CIVS staff, and Purdue Calumet researchers Dr. Meg Rincker and Dr. Sue Misner, partnered with Hawthorn Elementary North school to teach 400 grade schoolers ...read more ... CIVS Helps Hawthorne Elementary North Teach 400 Grade Schoolers an Irish Jig
April 2, 2014
CIVS Director, Dr. Chenn Zhou, and Business Development and Outreach Manager, Doreen Gonzalez-Gaboyan, are members of the working groups that will identify initiatives to safeguard the economic future of Chicago’s tri-state region. See article below for additional details.read more ... CIVS Supports Efforts of the Alliance for Regional Development
April 1, 2014
In an economy with amazing high tech companies and global enterprises that emphasize innovation, Northwest Indiana is challenged to encourage our enterprising leaders to embrace more innovation.
The Gerald I. Lamkin Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center with ...read more ... NWI by 2024 – The Imperative for Innovation Over the Next 10 Years
March 24, 2014
Manufacturing has gone through many different changes in recent years, and many of the jobs that used to be a staple of the industry have morphed into something new in modern ...read more ... Surveying the Moden Manufacturing Landscape
March 24, 2014
…Local industry has unprecedented access to new technology, such as the 3-D computer modeling at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation, or ...read more ... Manufacturing a future: Region's economy has been evolving
March 21, 2014
Purdue Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) Director and Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies Chenn Zhou, Ph.D., will emphasize the importance of technology at Ivy Tech Community College Northwest’s Society of Innovators’ visionary luncheon which is being held at the center on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. The ...read more ... CIVS Director Presents "The Importance of Technology in 2024"
March 13, 2014
CIVS used 3D and interactive displays to present educational and industrial research capabilities at Purdue University’s Education and Outreach Expo held on March 13 in West Lafayette.read more ... CIVS Showcases Capabilities at Purdue Expo
March 6, 2014
Dong Fu, a graduate research assistant at CIVS successfully defended his PhD thesis “Numerical Simulation of Ironmaking Blast Furnace Shaft” at Purdue University West Lafayette on Feb. 27th , 2014.
Supervised by Prof. Chenn Zhou in CIVS, Dong Fu conducted his senior design project, Master thesis and Ph.D thesis in the areas of computational fluid dynamics ...read more ... CIVS PhD Student Successfully Defends Thesis
March 3, 2014
On March 4 & 5, delegates from the Open University for Adults (UAPA) located in Santiago, Dominican Republic and delegates from the Purdue Center for Global Urban Sustainability (CGUS) visited our campus for a collaboration with the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) on virtual training and 3+1 programs.
The Open University ...read more ... Delegates from the Dominican Republic visit CIVS
February 20, 2014
CIVS developed a “Reality University” game which was designed to encourage students to make intelligent choices for continuing their education and pursuing careers. The game demonstrated how gaining skills through high school and college can provide tools to be more successful in their career later in life.read more ... CIVS Develops Game for Reality University Conference
February 18, 2014
Dr. Chenn Zhou presenting to NWI Homeland Security Group for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) at Purdue University Calumet hosted ISWG’s monthly meeting on February 7, 2014. The agenda included presentations by Dr. Chenn Zhou, CIVS Director and Barbara Nicolai, Professor, both of Purdue University Calumet.read more ... CIVS Collaborates with NWI District 1 Homeland Security Information Sharing Working Group (ISWG)
February 17, 2014
The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) at Purdue University Calumet will showcase Hammond Academy of Science and Technology (HAST) student projects for Project Lead the Way on April 29, 2014.read more ... CIVS Showcases HAST Student Work for Project Lead the Way
February 17, 2014
Dr. Chenn Zhou was invited to give a presentation at the 3rd ArcelorMittal CFD and Thermomechanics Days on February 6, 2014. Her topic was “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)-based virtual design and training“. This was a 3-day web-based seminar including presentations from many organizations from around the world. Dr. Zhou was an invited speaker in the previous two ...read more ... CIVS Director Presents at 3rd ArcelorMittal CFD and Thermomechanics Days 2014
January 13, 2014
January: RDA Transformations: The Movieread more ... 2013 Year in Review for the RDA
The RDA partners with the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation at Purdue University Calumet to released an eight-minute video highlighting the organization’s accomplishments to date.