Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS)
We apply simulation and visualization to solve real world problems and create innovative solutions for industry, education and the community.
We work with faculty, students, industry and the community to develop innovative solutions for a wide variety of issues. We’ve collaborated with more than 160 external organizations, producing more than $40 million in savings.
CIVS is not only continuing to create a tremendous learning environment and experience for students, but they’re using technology resources to help our industry and others in a way that is both relevant and insightful
Who We Are
The diverse backgrounds of the CIVS staff help us to tackle a multitude of research and development projects.
Steel Manufacturing and Visualization Consortium
CIVS has founded the Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium to advance the steel manufacturing industry by addressing major technological and related barriers.
A Broad Portfolio
CIVS projects span a large catalog. See what we’ve accomplished with highlighted projects.
News & Announcements
CIVS was selected to provide one of two oral presentations to U.S. Department of Energy peer reviewers on the Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office’s ongoing efforts in steelmaking research. Project PI, Research Associate Professor Tyamo Okosun, traveled to Washington D.C. on May 17th, 2023, to summarize efforts and activities in the $7M Integrated Virtual Blast Furnace project during performance period #1.
Kyle Toth, Senior Research Engineer at CIVS, was elected Vice Chair of the Safety and Health Technology Committee during the committee’s meeting at AISTech2023.
Mr. Wendell Carter, Executive Vice President of Technology at Cleveland-Cliffs delivered a very insightful keynote speech at the SMSVC Annual Meeting dinner at PNW.