Events

CIVS Showcases HAST Student Work for Project Lead the Way

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.

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Seminar Offers Students Peek at Engineering Career

November 22, 2013

About 200 students from the region learned about careers in the local steel industry during a high school engineering seminar Thursday at Purdue University Calumet.

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AIST’s Board of Trustees hold their semi-annual meeting at CIVS

October 17, 2013

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 ...

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CIVS Medical Testing Partner to Speak at G2 Intelligence Conference

September 23, 2013

Dale R. Kahn was part of the planning and design team that built Alverno Clinical Laboratory which first opened in 1999. Kahn accepted the role as Central Laboratory Director for Alverno in 2002. At that time, the laboratory consisted of a central laboratory facility in Northwest Indiana and six hospital laboratories from the Franciscan Alliance ...

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Celebration of Innovation on November 29th

November 15, 2012

We are excited to announce a Celebration of Innovation through a number of events at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS), Purdue University Calumet on Thursday, November 29, 2012

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67th International Congress ABM

September 19, 2012

Dr. Chenn Zhou – Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Innovation Center for Visualization and Simulation at Purdue University Calumet (PUC), courtesy of Professor School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University in West Lafayette. Dr. Zhou completed her undergraduate programs (BS) and Masters (MS) at University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, in 1982 ...

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CIVS presents Student Research Showcase

April 20, 2012

CIVS presents Student Research Showcase called “The Power of Computer Simulation and Visualization” at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation, Powers Building Rooms 107 – 123 on April 26, 2012 from 1 – 3 pm

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Advancing technology is focus of Purdue Calumet CIVS Student Research Showcase 4/26

April 20, 2012

More than 40 Purdue University Calumet student research projects that advance cutting edge technology will be displayed at the university’s CIVS Student Research Showcase, Thursday (4/26).

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Lakeshore Chamber meeting to be at CIVS

April 20, 2012

HAMMOND | The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce monthly lunch meeting will be April 26 at the Purdue University Calumet Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation, at the Powers Building, Room 123.

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Boy Scouts Troop 276 Visits PUC Center to Earn Computer Merit Badge

April 10, 2012

The Boy Scouts of America Calumet Council Troop 276 from Lansing visited the Center for Innovation Through Visualization and Simulation on Monday at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond. The Scouts were earning their Computer Merit Badge.

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CIVS Seminar on Virtual Prototyping – Friday, November 11

November 8, 2011

Ideas generation and product specification are key steps in the product development process, where new product features or product variations for different user segments are developed. Today users want products that can meet their functional requirements as well as their affective needs.

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Guest Speaker: Simulation-Helping Shape Future Caterpillar Products

November 2, 2011

Synopsis: Virtual Product Development is a critical ingredient in delivering high value products to Caterpillar customers. This keynote talk will provide a snapshot of the current role simulation plays at Caterpillar, and provide a glimpse into the future.

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Purdue University Calumet Invites Public to October 21 Open House of Expanded Cutting-Edge Research Center

October 12, 2011

HAMMOND, Ind. — Since it opened in 2009, Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) has helped save companies more than $30 million in production and operating costs.

It has provided Purdue Calumet students experiential learning opportunities to apply textbook knowledge in real world ways. It also has served effectively as a ...

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Tools for (Social) Network Analysis Visualization

March 22, 2011

This seminar will discuss social network analysis as a research methodology that is used in a wide variety of fields from public health, from information technology, to librarianship, to management, and engineering. Based on theory from both mathematics and sociology; social network analysis is used to understand the relations people and organizations have with each ...

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Rapid Modeling: Taking Simulation to the Next Level

February 17, 2011

This commercial course, regularly $595 per attendee, is being offered for only $39.00 as a way to introduce you to Simio. Attendees must bring their own laptops. All pre-registered attendees will be provided with a printed course workbook, a 100 page e-book (Introduction to Simio), and a 30-day complimentary copy of Simio Express Edition.

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Cyberinfrastructure Days at Notre Dame University

March 9, 2010

Plan now to join the center for Research Computing at the University of Notre Dame for a two-day conference on Cyberinfrastructure (CI). Learn through presentations, demonstrations, and discussions on how CI can enhance collaboration, education, research, and outreach in all disciplines and how we do business today.

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GIS Day 2009 at Notre Dame University

October 12, 2009

“GIS” stands for Geographic Information System. GIS software represents features on the earth as digital, spatial data. GIS is used to visualize, question, analyze and understand digital geospatial data. Spatial analysis of GIS data can reveal patterns and highlight spatial connections and correlations not readily apparent.

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CIVS Open Forum on October 7 and 8

September 23, 2009

The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) cordially invites you to the CIVS Open Forum on October 7 and 8 (Wednesday and Thursday) from 11:00 am-12:30 pm at Powers 108. Faculty and staff from all disciplines are welcome to attend.

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