August 22, 2023
CBF Forensics has launched virtual reality programming for forensic crime scene training and a system to quantify the amount of THC in manufactured CBD and hemp products. CBF Forensics is the first forensic and education company to sell products based on Purdue University Northwest innovations.
December 14, 2022
PNW’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) is at the forefront for researching two of the most important topics in manufacturing: digitalization and decarbonization. Read The Times of Northwest Indiana’s coverage of recent CIVS projects and how researchers use cutting-edge tools for innovation with industry partners.
September 8, 2022
A CIVS virtual reality project for die casting industry workforce development and skill preparation is getting a lot of attention in its final year of development.
August 30, 2022
CIVS Director, Dr. Chenn Zhou, delivered a seminar organized by the Materials Manufacturing Innovation Center at Argonne National Laboratory
August 29, 2022
Congratulations to the 5 CIVS Students who received Graduate Research Grant Awards
August 26, 2022
CIVS is working on a new project regarding performance optimization and greenhouse gas mitigation with a long-time collaborator and SMSVC member, Cleveland Cliffs.
August 23, 2022
In early August, several members of the CIVS “Smart Ladle” team, hosted by Chase Ault of Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) Butler Division toured their steelmaking plant in Butler, Indiana.
August 3, 2022
CIVS supported a number of student activities during the summer to introduce young people to engineering and stimulate their interest in engineering.
August 2, 2022
Saswot Thapa is a CIVS Graduate Research Assistant, who recently received his master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University Northwest after successfully defending his thesis
July 30, 2022
On July 23, Armin Silaen, an Associate Research Professor in CIVS, delivered a technical presentation at the 33rd Canadian Materials Science Conference in Toronto, Canada. The conference was hosted by the University of Toronto.