• June 19, 2023

    CIVS Hosts NSF RET Teachers for Third Year

    CIVS has kicked off its third year of hosting the NSF-sponsored Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program on Monday, June 12. The program is hosting STEM teachers from around the region and the country for six weeks as they learn to carry out research using advanced simulation and visualization tools to work on real world problems from industry.

  • October 6, 2022

    CIVS Research Staff Present at AIST Safety Meeting

    On September 14th, Kyle Toth, Senior Research Engineer and John Moreland, Senior Research Scientist presented AR/VR training applications at the 2-day joint Safety Committee meeting held by the Steel Manufacturing Association (SMA) and the Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST).

  • September 28, 2022

    SSAB Americas Executives Get Hands-On at CIVS

    On August 31, 2022, CIVS welcomed thirteen executives from SSAB Americas where they were able to witness first-hand the innovative research efforts by CIVS staff and students using cutting-edge simulation and visualization technologies.

  • February 9, 2022

    Info Session on 2/15 for Teacher Funding Opportunity!

    A virtual info session will be held Tuesday, February 15 at 3:30pm about an NSF-sponsored funding opportunity for High School STEM teachers. A $6,150 stipend is available for teachers to participate in a 6-week "Research Experiences for Teachers" program at Purdue Northwest's Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS).

  • January 13, 2021

    $7 million DOE Grant for “Integrated Virtual Blast Furnace for Real-time Energy Efficiency Improvement”

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced that PNW Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium housed at CIVS was selected for developing a next- generation Integrated Virtual Blast Furnace for real-time energy efficiency improvement.

  • November 23, 2020

    Purdue Joins National Manufacturing Cybersecurity Collaboration

    Chenn Zhou, Purdue the national Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII) to improve cybersecurity and energy efficiency for American manufacturing.Northwest's NIPSCO Distinguished Professor of Engineering Simulation and the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation are part of the Purdue team that is joining the national Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII) to improve cybersecurity and energy efficiency for American manufacturing.

  • September 28, 2020

    Senator Todd Young Visits CIVS

    U.S. Senator for Indiana, Todd Young, visited CIVS on July 6 to learn about the technological innovation and commercialization happening through the center and the benefits for Northwest Indiana’s economic development. […]

  • May 30, 2020

    CIVS Presented a Webinar on Simulator for Wind Turbine Technician Education

    CIVS will present a webinar on a project being developed for wind turbine technician education on Friday, May 29th, at 1:00PM CST. The webinar is being hosted by the Center For Renewable Energy Advanced Technological Education (CREATE).

  • May 28, 2020

    CIVS Presents Webinar Series to Die Casting Industry

    CIVS researchers Kyle Toth and John “Jack” Moreland will present a series of webinars to members of the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) on June 2 & 3. The series is titled "Advanced Visualization Technology Used in Manufacturing", and will cover how Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and 360-degree Videos are being utilized to advance manufacturing industries. Training, maintenance, and process improvements can all benefit from these tools.

  • May 14, 2020

    CIVS Students Win Virtual Senior Design Day

    Congratulations to CIVS Senior Design Students and their mentors!  In spite of unprecedented challenges the likes of which none of us has experienced in our lives, our senior design students […]