March 29, 2011
Chalk up another substantial cost savings for a Northwest Indiana industry, thanks to assistance provided by Purdue University Calumet mechanical engineering students through the university’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS).read more ... Purdue Calumet’s CIVS helps NIPSCO Bailly save $1.9 million
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 other and how those relationships affect the participants, organizations, and society at large.read more ... Tools for (Social) Network Analysis Visualization
March 14, 2011
Twenty-six engineering students and four faculty and research staff members from Purdue University Calumet (PUC) attended the largest annual international steel conference, AISTech 2010 – The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition, held in Pittsburgh from May 3 to May 6. The event drew more than 5,600 participants.read more ... Engineering Student and Faculty Win Prestigious International Awards
February 15, 2011
Within the huge realm of 21st century technology there is unprecedented learning opportunities for Purdue Calumet students.
Across academic boundaries, the university is doing its part to prepare students for careers that demand proficiency in use of these new technologies. In fact, each of Purdue Calumet’s six undergraduate academic schools and its graduate program are enabling students to learn and become job ready through technological applications.read more ... Purdue Calumet Insight Winter 2011
January 28, 2011
HAMMOND | Chenn Qian Zhou’s engineering students at Purdue University Calumet work on real-world problems from energy companies, the steel industry, refineries and vehicle parts manufacturers, nationally and internationally.
They are working fast thanks to a supercomputer that was moved to make room for the Steele supercomputing cluster on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus.
December 13, 2010
AISI Board members were taken on an immersive 3-dimensional simulated tour of a virtual blast furnace thanks to Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) modeling technology developed by Purdue University Calumet under an ongoing AISI/Department of Energy (DOE) research grant. Donning 3-D glasses, viewers experience the Advanced Simulation and Virtual Reality Visualization for Steel Manufacturing exhibit by getting “inside” structures—including a blast furnace— to gain a better understand of the complex phenomena involved in the processes.read more ... AISI Board Takes 3-D Tour-Virtual Blast Furnace
December 13, 2010
This year, PUC’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) received a federal grant of $749,853 tosupport the project Mixed Reality Simulators for Wind Energy Education.
According to the press release, this project involves developing five wind simulators to train university students and professionals about wind energy.
December 10, 2010
At Purdue University Calumet, Chenn Qian Zhou’s engineering students work on real-world problems from energy companies, the steel industry, refineries and vehicle parts manufacturers, among others — businesses around Indiana, the nation or the globe.read more ... ITaP and Purdue Calumet partnership
November 22, 2010
The Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) Midwest Chapter sponsored a one-day seminar at Purdue University Calumet on November 10th, 2010. The event was designed to reach high school juniors who have the potential and interest to pursue a college degree in the field of engineering. The AIST invited Lake and Porter County schools to participate in this one-day program. The morning session included speakers from the steel industry to promote various engineering disciplines and job opportunities available throughout Northwest Indiana. The afternoon was filled with student and industry networking, campus tours and a presentation by Center for Innovation through Visualization & Simulation discussing simulation and virtual reality and how this cutting edge technology creates a more immersive and more collaborative environment for engineering design and improvements.read more ... Association for Iron and Steel Technology Seminar
November 15, 2010
To help meet the Indiana Commission for Higher Education’s goal of creating more effective and efficient roles for the state’s regional university campuses, Purdue has announced an initiative to harness the capacity of its campuses to better support higher education and to power economic development across northern Indiana.read more ... Purdue Strengths Harnessed to Benefit Northern Indiana
November 8, 2010
There is a strong Purdue University Calumet connection to the recent rescue of 33 Chilean miners trapped underground for more than two months.
Chicago resident Krasimir Zahariev, who earned a master’s degree in engineering at Purdue Calumet in 2005, is a research engineer for the Drilling Technology Center (DTC) of Layne Christensen Company.read more ... Purdue Calumet - key connection to Chilean mine rescue
October 27, 2010
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October 5, 2010
You are cordially invited to attend “Numerical Simulation and Visualization for Industrial Projects” on Wednesday, October 6 from 11:00am – 12:00pm in Powers 108. This talk is part of the CIVS seminar series, presenting the latest trends in visualization and simulation to the PUC community.read more ... Numerical Simulation and Visualization for Industrial Projects
September 15, 2010
Stereoscopic 3-D has received a lot of attention lately, strongly influenced by the entertainment industry. Additionally, Virtual Reality (VR) is increasingly being applied to more problems in various industries. This seminar will present an introduction to 3-D & VR, clarify various terminology such as 3D, 2.5D, 4D, RealD, and S3D, and present a timeline showing the history of 3-D and related technologies stretching from the 1800’s to present day 3D Televisions and VR devices.read more ... A Brief History of 3-D & Virtual Reality
September 8, 2010
Purdue University Calumet graduate Xin Shi displays the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation at a convocation at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond.read more ... Kicking off the Semester
September 8, 2010
Supporting AcelorMittal’s Core business value of leadership often goes beyond the boundaries of our facilities. Through our College Partnership Program which promotes dialouge between AcrelorMittal employees, faculty, and students we help universities and colleges take a leadership role and bring innovative ideas and solutions to current steelmaking challenges.read more ... ArcelorMittal-Leadership drives innovative solutions
August 25, 2010
Continuing a partnership with Purdue University Calumet, BP has contributed $50,000 to the university’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS).
The gift will support equipment acquisition and activity development at the Center, a multidisciplinary laboratory that combines advanced simulation techniques with 3-dimensional visualization and virtual reality technologies. The CIVS also provides a creative learning environment for students of engineering and other academic disciplines.read more ... BP awards $50,000 to CIVS
August 2, 2010
PUC’s new center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation troubleshoots for industry, offers unique learning experience for students.read more ... Purdue Calumet Insight Online Fall 2009
July 19, 2010
How to apply simulation and virtual reality techniques to business models is the focus of a free business seminar at Purdue University Calumet Wednesday, July 28.
The 50-minute seminar will be held at 11 a.m. in the university’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS), Powers Computer Education Building 108. The program is especially intended for professionals in industries of engineering, biomedical science, health care, social sciences and education, according to Purdue Calumet CIVS Outreach Administrator Doreen Gonzalez-Gaboyanread more ... Learn about simulation technology at business seminar July 28
May 23, 2010
Exploration Earth: This month, students in Hammond, Ind., participated in a 3-D submarine simulation at Purdue University. The program, Exploration Earth: Mission Ocean, is in part sponsored by ONR to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives in primary and secondary education.
Middle school students from Hammond, Ind., on the Mission Ocean team approach a submarine volcano as part of the 3-D Exploration Earth: Mission Ocean submarine simulation. The program, in part sponsored by ONR, supports science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in K-12 curricula.
Students participating in the ONR-sponsored Exploration Earth: Mission Ocean program control 3-D submarines from a web-based multi-user interface. Stations include: dive, drive, trim/main ballast, propulsion, navigation and research. The program supports STEM education in K-12 curricula.
read more ... Office of Naval Research's Photos - Exploration Earth: Mission Ocean