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  • January 13, 2021

    $7 million DOE Grant for “Integrated Virtual Blast Furnace for Real-time Energy Efficiency Improvement”

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced today (Jan 13, 2021)  that PNW Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium (SMSVC) housed at CIVS was selected for developing a next- generation Integrated Virtual Blast Furnace  (IVBF) for real-time energy efficiency improvement.  The $7 million grant is the largest […]

  • April 3, 2020

    Purdue, PNW, CES and SOE Announcements on Dr. Zhou being the NIPSCO Distinguished Professor

    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.

  • April 3, 2020

    John Luis Estrada Guayta Received PNW & AIST Awards

    Congratulations to CIVS Research Assistant John Luis Estrada Guayta! John was honored on March 6 with the Outstanding Graduate Student Service Award for his commitment and dedication to the development and growth of PNW student community.  John was also a winner of the 2020 Association of Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) Real Steel Student Video […]

  • April 3, 2020

    CIVS Featured on Lakeshore PBS

    CIVS was featured the eleventh episode of the first season of Friends & Neighbors on Lakeshore PBS. Friends & Neighbors is a half-hour long program that explores the diverse set of lives and workplaces in Northwest Indiana. CIVS Senior Research Engineer Tyamo Okosun described CIVS’s work in simulation and visualization during the segment, which is accessible on the Lakeshore […]

  • April 2, 2020

    NIPSCO Endows Professorship at Purdue University Northwest

    In recognition of her scholarship and extraordinary contributions to the university, Chenn Zhou has been named the NIPSCO Distinguished Professor of Engineering Simulation in the College of Engineering and Sciences.