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Awards at MICCAI and IEEE VIS 2016

October 25, 2016
With fall conferences in full swing, the SCI Institute and our alumni had an amazing showing.

Yong Wan recieved best poster at BioVis for his display of the functionality and application of FluoRender.

Caleb Rottman, who was a finalist for…

Video Spotlights

2016 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


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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2015 Image-Based Biomedical Modeling (IBBM) summer course

The Image-Based Biomedical Modeling (IBBM) summer course was held July 13- 23 in Newpark, Park City (Utah).The two-week course included the following activities: Didactic lecture sessions given by the three PIs as well as four invited instructors and experts… Read more

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Upcoming SCI Events

Monday, Oct 31

12:00pm: SCI Seminar: Amanda Randles, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering presents

Friday, Nov 4

12:00pm: Visualization Seminar: SCI Vis seminar - Annie Cherkaev presents

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SCI Institute Technical Exchange
November 16, 2016

Keynote Speaker: James H. Clark

Alumni Highlights


Leonid Zhukov

Leonid Zhukov Director of Data Science, Ancestry.comRead more

Aaron Lefohn

Aaron Lefohn
Director of Graphics Research, NVIDIA
PhD,… Read more

Han-Wei Shen

Han-Wei Shen
Professor, Computer Science, Ohio State… Read more

Graduate Studies

The Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute is an exciting place to do your graduate studies. We currently have over 80 graduate students from multiple departments working with SCI Institute faculty on their degrees. If you are a highly motivated student pursing a graduate degree (Ph.D. or M.S.), please apply to the Ph.D. program in:

Open Positions

Oct 13, 2016

Web Software Developer