October 13, 2023
Purdue University Northwest (PNW), through its Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation, is a major partner from Indiana in an alliance awarded up to $1 billion in funding to develop a regional clean hydrogen production and distribution hub in the Midwest, as announced by President Biden on Oct. 13.
October 11, 2023
As part of a sweeping federal initiative to reduce carbon emissions and progress toward net-zero emissions by 2050, the DOE awarded $9.96 million to a CIVS project pioneering an industry-scale demonstration of a hydrogen-fired continuous reheating furnace operation.
July 5, 2023
CIVS was selected to provide one of two oral presentations to U.S. Department of Energy peer reviewers on the Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office’s ongoing efforts in steelmaking research. Project PI, Research Associate Professor Tyamo Okosun, traveled to Washington D.C. on May 17th, 2023, to summarize efforts and activities in the $7M Integrated Virtual Blast Furnace project during performance period #1.
May 25, 2023
Congratulations to the CIVS research assistants who won 6 awards at AISTech 2023: all three awards in the Graduate Student Poster Contest, one award in the Undergraduate oral presentation contest, the AIST Foundation video contest award, and Material Advantage Student Chapter winner for the AISTech Attendance Challenge.
May 9, 2023
Mr. Wendell Carter, Executive Vice President of Technology at Cleveland-Cliffs delivered a very insightful keynote speech at the SMSVC Annual Meeting dinner at PNW.
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.
November 15, 2022
Thank you to over 60 SMSVC industry attendees for a very productive Annual Meeting on November 9th & 10th at CIVS. The meeting was opened with the CIVS & SMSVC overview by Dr. Chenn Zhou, followed by SMSVC project technical presentations by CIVS students and staff. The session included comments by project technical committee industry members.
February 22, 2021
Purdue University Northwest researchers at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) are leading a team selected for a $7 million federal grant to improve steelmaking processes.
January 13, 2021
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.
April 3, 2020
Purdue University Northwest and Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) announced that NIPSCO has created an endowment to establish a professorship in Engineering Simulation. Dr. Chenn Zhou will be the first to serve in the newly endowed position.