• July 27, 2022

    Student Success Story: Yuchao Chen

    Yuchao Chen, a research assistant in CIVS, received his Doctor of Philosophy degree after successfully defending his dissertation at Purdue University West Lafayette

  • July 25, 2022

    CIVS EAF Research Work Published in Two Top Journals

    Two top journals, Applied Thermal Engineering (ATE) and Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B (MMTB), published two research papers entitled “Effect of the coherent jet burner on scrap melting in electric arc furnace” and “Simulation of Scrap Melting Process in an AC Electric Arc Furnace: CFD Model Development and Experimental Validation” authored by Yuchao Chen. Yuchao is a research assistant in CIVS who recently received his doctorate in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in fluid mechanics and heat transfer from Purdue University West Lafayette.

  • July 20, 2022

    CIVS Presents at 2022 Summer Heat Transfer Conference

    Senior Research Engineer Nick Walla gave a presentation about the Lead Reverberatory Furnace model at the ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference (SHTC) 2022 Conference in the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, Philadelphia, PA on July 12.

  • July 15, 2022

    CIVS is hiring Research Assistants-Simulation!

    Specific responsibilities include conducting literature research relevant to the assigned project topic area, defining and running simulations using commercial simulation software, post-processing simulation results, and analyzing those results to make determinations for process improvements or establish new simulations to help answer key research questions

  • July 13, 2022

    NiSource Vice President Visit

    Kelly Carmichael, Vice President of Federal Government Affairs, Environmental, and Sustainability at NiSource visited CIVS on July 8 to discuss ongoing projects, the Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium, and future collaborations.

  • July 8, 2022

    CIVS Researchers Visit Charter Steel for Safety Training Simulator

    CIVS Staff and students visited Charter Steel, one of the fifteen members of the Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium (SMSVC)

  • July 5, 2022

    Cleveland-Cliffs Indiana Harbor Tour for U. S. DOE IVBF

    On Monday, June 20, the IVBF project team visited Cleveland-Cliffs Indiana Harbor Blast Furnace No. 7, followed by an afternoon project discussion meeting at CIVS.

  • July 3, 2022

    RET Program Outcomes Presented in the ASEE 2022

    Kyle Toth, CIVS Senior Research Engineer, presented the poster entitled “Research Experiences for the Teachers in Simulation and Visualization for Innovation Industrial Solutions” at the ASEE 2022 Annual Conference – Excellence Through Diversity held in Minneapolis, Minnesota from June 26 – 29.

  • July 1, 2022

    NSF RET Teachers Visit U. S. Steel Gary Works

    On June 30, 2022, eight high school teachers from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program visited the U.S. Steel Gary plant, accompanied by CIVS Senior Research Scientist Jack Moreland.

  • June 16, 2022

    U. S. Steel Team Visit for the DOE $7 Million IVBF Project

    The U.S. Steel team visited CIVS to discuss the implementation of the casting rate analyzer that is being implemented within the IVBF project on June 14, 2022.