Collaboration Centre

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Mini-University Active Gamers: Come back soon!

August 17, 2017

We’re delighted to have hosted Mini-University Active Gamers again this year! Youth, from grades 2 - 8, visited once a week during the summer and loved interacting and learning with our virtual reality and visualization technologies.

UTODAY: Thirty years of science and math add up to prestigious honour for engineering professor

July 17, 2017

The Schulich School of Engineering academic star was officially presented with the 2017 CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize, one of Canada’s top awards for industrial mathematics and among the world’s most prestigious math prizes.

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CBS News: Researchers want to improve bottom lines through virtual reality

April 05, 2017

University of Calgary scientist says his virtual reality lab will be key to developing cheaper and greener methods of oil extraction. The group of researchers and scholars have developed a virtual reality interface that allows engineers to build simulations of drilling sites or reservoir layers.

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Dr. Chen - Synergy Award

UCalgary petroleum engineer earns prestigious NSERC award for impacts of industry partnership

February 07, 2017

Over the past decade, Professor Zhangxing (John) Chen’s high-tech laboratory has become the place to evaluate new ideas for extracting oil in safer, cleaner and cheaper ways. Now, one of Canada’s most distinguished researchers in petroleum reservoir simulation is receiving national recognition for his ongoing collaboration between scientists and industry partners to spark innovation across the energy sector.

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Navigating through a Eukaryotic cell model created by Douglas Yuen (on the left, with Areesha Saalman)

LINDSAY Virtual Human: Exploring the CAVE

August 10, 2015

Research students explored how to use immersive visualization techniques to enhance the experience of flying or walking through our virtual body models. The techniques included a few impressions of their first steps in the Collaboration Centre CAVE. In the immersive large-scale facility, they have reimplemented the Giant Walkthrough Brain project and a model of a Eukaryotic cell.

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Operation Minerva 2015

May 7, 2015

The Centre for Molecular Simulation (CMS) hosted Operation Minerva on 7th of May 2015; a job shadowing day aimed at attracting females to careers in Sciences. Prof. Tieleman, and Prof. Noskov research groups used computer simulations to investigate the function and dynamic behaviour of biological systems that are medically relevant and could be used as potential targets for drug design.

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