Events

CIVS Tour Part of READY NWI Initiative to Increase CTE Awareness

May 22, 2015

In April Northwest Indiana educators toured Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation Through Visualization and Simulation as part of READY NWI and Region 1 Works Council’s ongoing initiative to increase Career and Technical Education (CTE) awareness.

Twenty eight educators and guidance counselors toured CIVS to gain a better understanding of how the center’s technology and resources ...

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CIVS Aids NWI Counselors

April 19, 2015

HAMMOND | Educators from across Northwest Indiana on Friday donned 3-D glasses at Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation Through Visualization and Simulation as they peered at images of a U.S. Steel Virtual Blast Furnace.

Gary Wirt-Emerson Principal Adrian Richie said this is the industry of the future. These are the kinds of jobs our students ...

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U. S. Steel Ironmakers Visit CIVS

January 30, 2015

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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PUC Hosts Simulated Learning Experience for Hammond Students

January 5, 2015

Article written by Times Staff and published December 31, 2014 on The Times website.

HAMMOND | Some 85 Hammond High School students and their teachers visited Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) earlier this month to participate in ...

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Hammond High AP Students Explore Nuclear Power

January 5, 2015

Article written by Lu Ann Franklin, Times Correspondent, and published January 2, 2015 on The Times website.

HAMMOND | The dawn of the Atomic Age in the 1940s unleashed a power that could be used to destroy and create.

More than 80 Hammond High ...

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NIST Planning Committee to meet at CIVS

July 18, 2014

The NIST planning committee will meet at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation on August 6th to refine goals and objectives for the consortium, identify and assess critical challenges in steel manufacturing, identify additional participants from the value chain, discuss and recommend focus group topics of projects, identify members for the Business and ...

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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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