News Articles

  • December 3, 2021

    CIVS highlighted at 23rd IAS Steel Conference 2021

    On December 1st, 2021, CIVS researcher, Dr. Haibo Ma and his co-presenter, CIVS graduate research assistant, Vitalis Anisiuba presented virtually at 23rd IAS Steel Conference 2021. The title of the presentation is “Modeling of Air-Mist Spray in Continuous Casting of Steel”. Their study involves numerical modeling and simulation of air mist spray cooling in continuous […]

  • December 2, 2021

    CIVS Graduate Assistant Received Positive Feedback for the Thesis Defense

    Vitalis Ebuka Anisiuba, a graduate student of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University Northwest, and a Research Assistant at CIVS defended his Masters’ thesis titled “Numerical Investigation of Air-Mist Spray Cooling and Solidification in the Secondary Zone during Continuous Casting” on November 29th, 2021. In the study, a 3-D CFD model was used to simulate droplet […]

  • November 16, 2021

    SMSVC Hosts its First Hybrid Annual Meeting

    The Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium (SMSVC) held its first hybrid Annual meeting on November 9 and 10, 2021.

  • November 3, 2021

    Virtual Die Casting Simulator at 2021 AMC Technology Review

    CIVS Researcher John (Jack) Moreland gave a presentation entitled “High Pressure Die Casting Process Modeling and Simulation Development for the Shop Floor” at the American Metalcasting Consortium (AMC) Technology Review.

  • November 2, 2021

    CIVS Researchers Present in 2021 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition

    CIVS Research Associate Professor and the Session Chair of Fire and Combustion Heat Transfer, Armin Silaen and CIVS Ph.D. student, Xipeng Guo presented two papers at the virtual International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE) hosted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

  • October 21, 2021

    CIVS Presents in PNW Engineering Freshman Orientation

    Professors Chenn and Okosun each presented the history and purpose of CIVS and explained to students the great opportunity that working with CIVS is for engineering students.

  • October 21, 2021

    CIVS Researchers Visit U. S. Steel Gary Works for DOE IVBF Project

    Long-time CIVS collaborator and SMSVC member company U. S. Steel hosted a plant tour and facilitated the first steps of technical research for the U. S. Department of Energy funded Integrated Virtual Blast Furnace (IVBF) project.

  • October 21, 2021

    CIVS Presents in 10th European Conference on Continuous Casting

    On October 21, 2021, CIVS researcher, Dr. Haibo Ma presented his paper “Investigation of Spray Cooling Uniformity and Intensity during Continuous Casting of Steel” in the 10th European Conference on Continuous Casting (ECCC). Haibo’s current research has proposed a numerical spray cooling model featuring the simulation of atomization and droplets impingement heat transfer during secondary […]

  • October 20, 2021

    Matthew Liddick from Charter Steel Gives a Speech in CIVS Seminar

    Matthew Liddick, a Smart Manufacturing Automation Engineering from Charter Steel, was invited to give a speech about Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs).

  • October 15, 2021

    Students Network at the AIST Dinner Meeting

    On October 12, 2021, 19 students and faculty from CIVS and Mechanical and Civil Engineering (MCE) Department attended the Midwest AIST chapter.