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The Envision Center provides novel solutions to effectively communicate complex research concepts.

Computer graphics, advanced visualization, auditory (sound), haptic (touch), and multimodal interaction integrate with state-of-the-art high performance computation to assist researchers, instructors, and leaders in their quest for new knowledge and innovative products.

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Virtual Simulation

Virtual Simulation: Digital training tools for use in classroom and research for immersive experiences and learning platforms through Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.

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Multimedia Production

Graphics, animated visualizations, interactive web deployments and mobile app development to suit anything from promotional materials, publication materials or content to be used in classrooms or research.

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Data Visualization & Analysis

From geospatial to tomographic, the Envision Center can assist in data handling, production, analysis, and tool creation for visualizing complex 3D data.

Mission Statement

Our mission statement is to assist, support, and collaborate with faculty, students, and industry in scientific visualization, virtual and augmented reality and media creation. Our purpose is to provide work opportunities and real workplace experience that enhance the student’s education through the development of professional skills, responsibilities, habits, attitudes, self-confidence and self-development.

Student Positions

Are you interested in joining our team?! See what positions are available.

Services and rates

All Purdue Faculty, Students, and Staff are eligible for Envision Center services with our University approved internal rates. Clients external to Purdue University may also contract with the Envision Center using the appropriate rates including overhead and licensing fees. All projects, proposals, and consulting begin with an initial meeting to assess the scope of our involvement and is followed up with an estimate of our services and a Statement of Work.
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Contact Us

Contact Info
Phone: 1-(765)-496-7888
Location: STEW B001
Director: Laura Theademan
Technical Director: George Takahashi
Lead Research Scientist: Eric Palmer
Program Manager: Amanda Warren-Glowe
Visual Solutions Engineer: Aeson Akhras
Visual Solutions Engineer: Jake White
Administrative Assistant: Steckel Bleier