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Purdue University Calumet's Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation undergraduate students Hannah Amor, Stephen Builta, and Michael Garcia won first place last week for a student project presentation at the Association for Iron and Steel Technology's AISTech 2014 conference in Indianapolis. The project, "Roughing Mill Vertical Edger and Strip Grade Analysis Using FEA," was sponsored by ArcelorMittal Steel. Students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Toronto took 2nd and 3rd place. HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet academics will lead a national research consortium aimed at giving U.S. steelmakers a technological edge in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.