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2017 NERSC Award for Innovative Use of HPC

September 26, 2017
Congratulations to Yarden Livnat, who is part of the team who received the 2017 NERSC Award for Innovative Use of HPC for their project on scaling for a realistic simulation of an infectious disease: Massively Parallel Simulations of…

Video Spotlights

Summer Course on Image-Based Biomedical Modeling
Tools for Understanding
Connective Tissue Structure
Advancing Microscopy with FluoRender Evolution of the Medical Classroom

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Research Highlights


2016 Image-Based Biomedical Modeling (IBBM) summer course

The Image-Based Biomedical Modeling (IBBM) summer course was held for the third time in 2016, from July 11-21, 2016 in Newpark Resort, Park City (Utah). The two-week course format included the following activities: Didactic lecture sessions given by the three… Read more

Introduction to Image-Based Modeling

Sponsored by the R. Harold Burton Foundation Over the course of four weeks, students from West High School and Skyline High School and a homeschooled junior year student were given an introduction to image-based modeling (IBM) as part of the SCI Institute… Read more

Image Analysis Tools for Understanding Connective Tissue Structure

Sponsored by the Burton Foundation This summer, two Salt Lake area high school students from Copper Hills High School came to the University of Utah to participate in a hands-on research experience. The students learned how image analysis tools help… Read more
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Visualizing Hurricanes

On September 27th, Hurricane Joaquin, a Category 4 storm developed over the Atlantic Ocean pounding the Bahamas. There were a number of predications as to which way the storm would travel, one of which was that the hurricane would head north along the east… Read more

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Upcoming SCI Events

Tomorrow, Sep 27

12:00pm: Visualization Seminar: Pavol Klacansky and Will Usher presents A Virtual Reality Visualization Tool for Neuron Tracing

Thursday, Sep 28

12:00pm: SCI Seminar: University of Utah Social Media Team presents Scientists and Social Media: Successfully Communicating Your Research On-line

Friday, Sep 29

12:00pm: SCI Seminar: Jim Blinn presents My Hobby: Making Algebraic Geometry More Visual

2:00pm: Distinguished Lecture: Jessie Kennedy , Dean, Research & Innovation, Edinburgh Napier University presents Visualization and Taxonomy

Monday, Oct 2

12:00pm: Imaging Seminar: Kris Campbell presents Efficient Parallel Transport in the Group of Diffeomorphisms via Reduction to the Lie Algebra

Tuesday, Oct 3

12:25pm: NERG Seminar: Greg Clark, Jake George, David Kluger; plus HAPTIX (amputee) subject presents Restoring sensorimotor capabilities after long-term hand amputation in humans.

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2017 Image-Based Biomedical Modeling (IBBM) summer course - July 2017

Graduate Studies

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