• January 11, 2024

    CIVS-Purdue Continue Developing IVBF Casting Rate Sensor through Onsite Data Collection

    On November 28th, 2023, CIVS staff members completed a site visit to U. S. Steel Gary Works #14 Blast Furnace.

  • January 8, 2024

    CIVS Welcomes New and Returning Research Assistants

    On January 3rd, 2024, new and returning CIVS research assistants gathered in the Immersive Theater for the Spring 2024 student orientation.

  • January 3, 2024

    Student Success Story: Syed Imran

    Syed Imran, a newly graduated CIVS research assistant, will join SMSVC member company Linde Engineering North America as a Mechanical Engineer after successfully defending his thesis and being an integral part of many impactful CIVS research projects.

  • December 4, 2023

    CFD Methodology Presented at IMECE 2023

    On October 30 - November 3, 2023, CIVS Associate Director for Operations for CIVS and Research Associate Professor, Armin Silaen presented “Optimization of Vane-Style Variable Area Flowmeter Calibration Through CFD Analysis” at the 2023 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in New Orleans, LA.

  • November 21, 2023

    CIVS Researchers Gain Practical Knowledge through Site Visits and Training

    During 2023, CIVS faculty, staff, and students had several site visits at the steel plants of our SMSVC member companies to gain practical knowledge of ironmaking and steelmaking processes.

  • November 20, 2023

    PNW CIVS and Partners Kickoff Event for $10 million DOE grant

    PNW CIVS, along with industrial, education, federal, and elected leaders, gathered on Oct. 11 to recognize a significant grant of nearly $10 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office (IEDO) to support the Development and Demonstration of an Industrial Hydrogen-fired Steel Reheating Furnace (H2RF).

  • November 15, 2023

    SMSVC Dinner Keynote on Decarbonization of Ironmaking and Steelmaking

    Mr. David Forrest, Principal Technical Consultant at Nexight Group, representing the Department of Energy’s Industrial Efficiency & Decarbonization Office (IEDO), delivered a keynote speech at the SMSVC Annual Meeting dinner at PNW on Nov. 8th.

  • November 15, 2023

    SMSVC Meeting Showcases State-of-the-Art Computational Models

    Thank you to over 50 SMSVC industry attendees for a successful Annual Meeting on November 8 and 9, hosted at the CIVS facility at the Purdue University Northwest Hammond campus.

  • November 13, 2023

    CIVS Participates in Rockport Works Family Day

    On September 23rd, Cleveland Cliffs hosted Rockport Works Family Day at its facility on the Ohio River near Rockport, Indiana, which included a VR tour of the plant created by CIVS.

  • November 10, 2023

    PNW CIVS Contributes to DOE Midwest Hydrogen Hub

    The Midwest Alliance for Clean Hydrogen (MachH2) was selected for a $1 Billion Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub project by U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED) as announced by President Biden on Oct. 13.