• April 2, 2020

    CIVS Participates in the PNW Rotary World Affairs Conference

    On Feb 28th, approximately 200 High School Students from Northwest Indiana attended the Rotary World Affairs Conference hosted at PNW. CIVS was chosen as one of three locations on campus to present on this year’s topic: “Using Technology to Energize the World: The Power of Innovation.” Dr. Ty Okosun, Senior Researcher, gave an introduction on […]

  • April 2, 2020

    VP of Steel Founders Society of America Educates PNW

    On February 28th, the Executive Vice President of the Steel Founders’ Society of America, Raymond W. Monroe, presented a seminar on “Strategic Technology Directions for Steel” in the CIVS Theater. The seminar was well attended by Purdue Northwest engineering students and covered a variety of topics related to steel technology including future workforce, automation, AI, […]

  • April 1, 2020

    Record Number of Member Companies attend SMSVC Annual Meeting

    The Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium (SMSVC) held its Fall Semi-Annual Meeting at PNW’s CIVS facilities on November 13-14, 2019. More than 65 attendees, including SMSVC members and CIVS staff, joined together over the successful two-day meeting event.   It drew steel manufacturing engineers and materials/utilities and process professionals from across the globe for […]

  • April 1, 2020

    CIVS Student Researchers at TMS 2020

    CIVS Graduate Research Students John Resa and Edwin Mosquera attended TMS 2020 in San Diego in February. John presented his research paper on “Analysis of Solidification and Thermal-Mechanical Behaviors in Primary Cooling”. Edwin presented his research paper on “Integrating Fluid Simulation with Virtual Die Casting Machine for Industry 4.0 and Operator Training.” John and Edwin […]

  • February 27, 2020

    Gavit Middle School Experiences CIVS

    Students from Gavit Middle School enjoyed software demos and an overview of virtual reality development.

  • February 17, 2020

    Oak Forest and Hillcrest High Tour CIVS

    CIVS welcomed Oak Forest and Hillcrest High Schools on February 14 for presentations on simulation and visualization.

  • February 14, 2020

    Congressman Pete Visclosky Returns to CIVS

    Purdue Northwest made an investment — over a decade ago — and has built on it.” – Congressman Pete Visclosky

  • February 14, 2020

    PNW Hosts ASM Trustee Night

    On Thursday February 13th, Purdue University Northwest hosted the ASM Trustee Night in Hammond, Indiana. Dr. Raymond V. Fryan was the keynote speaker during the dinner. He spoke on, “How Materials Information and Design Integrates with Manufacturing”.

  • February 12, 2020

    PNW Students Network at AIST Dinner

    Students from CIVS and the Purdue Northwest attended the monthly AIST Dinner Meeting held at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville, Indiana, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

  • February 3, 2020

    Safety personnel from ArcelorMittal Visit CIVS

    Safety personnel from ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor visited CIVS on February 3rd to learn about virtual safety training simulators that are being developed through the Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium (SMSVC). The group reviewed simulators for Fall Protection, Lockout-Tagout, and Confined Space, and discussed how they could be used at Indiana Harbor. CIVS Research Scientist, […]