Oak Forest and Hillcrest High Tour CIVS
February 17, 2020
CIVS welcomed Oak Forest & Hillcrest High Schools on Friday, February 14th.
Dr. Ty Okosun, Senior Research Engineer, gave an introduction on CIVS and the positive impact CIVS made on the industry. He discussed advanced simulation and visualization and how they can be used together to solve real world problems. CIVS graduate research assistants John Estrada and John Resa shared their experiences on how their involvements in PNW & CIVS have been able to teach them skills needed for future career in the real world. CIVS research engineer Kyle Toth introduced the students to virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) devices such as HoloLens. Students has opportunities to get first-hand experiences on VR and AR technologies.