News from the Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing


butson-ams
October 09, 2014

Treating Tremors

Dr. Christopher Butson Interviewed for AMS It may not sound like much fun having an electrode implanted in your brain, yet it's much better than not being able to hold anything even for a second, which can happen to someone with Parkinson's disease or… Read more
sci-vis-newbook news
September 23, 2014

Now Available: Scientific Visualization

Edited by Hansen, C.D., Chen, M., Johnson, C.R., Kaufman, A.E., Hagen, H.Based on a seminar that took place in Dagstuhl, Germany, this contributed volume studies four important topics within scientific visualization: uncertainty visualization, multifield… Read more
Christopher Butson
May 29, 2014

Chris Butson Joins the SCI Institute as an Associate Professor of Bioengineering

Dr. Butson received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, M.S. in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Utah. He completed post- doctoral training at the… Read more
KedarAras news
May 28, 2014

Kedar Aras Wins Young Investigator Competition

Congratulations to Kedar Aras who won the Young Investigator prize at the 39th Annual International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology (ISCE) conference on April 29th. Judges evaluated finalist presentations based on the originality of the science,… Read more
ChrisRoss IEEEFellows news
Jan 13, 2014

Chris Johnson and Ross Whitaker Elected IEEE Fellows

Congratulations to Professors Chris Johnson and Ross Whitaker who have been elected IEEE Fellows for the class of 2014. Dr. Johnson was elected in recognition of his leadership in scientific computing and scientific visualization. Dr. Whitaker is recognized… Read more
crj-fernbach-award2013b news
Nov 19, 2013

Chris Johnson Receives Sidney Fernbach Award

Congratulations to Professor Chris Johnson who was awarded the IEEE Computer Society 2013 Sidney Fernbach Award at Supercomputing 2013. This award recognizes Professor Johnson "For outstanding contributions and pioneering work introducing computing,… Read more
scirun-4-7
Nov 14, 2013

SCIRun 4.7 with BioMesh3D Released

The SCIRun development team is pleased to announce the release of SCIRun 4.7 with meshing tools. SCIRun 4.7 is available as a binary download for Windows and OS X, and as a source download for Linux. Download Now Click on the Download SCIRun link, and then… Read more
Ross-CCC news
May 30, 2013

Ross Whitaker Selected Member of CRA CCC

Congratulations to SCI faculty member Ross Whitaker who has been selected to serve on the Computing Research Association's (CRA) Computing Community Consortium (CCC). The CCC is an organization whose goal is to catalyze and empower the U.S. computing research… Read more
crj-CRA news
Mar 18, 2013

Chris Johnson Elected to CRA Board of Directors

SCI Institute Director Chris Johnson has been elected a new member of the Computing Research Association (CRA) Board of Directors. Johnson's three-year term on the board will begin July 1, 2013. The CRA “is an association of more than 200 North American… Read more
Cleaver news
Dec 04, 2012

Cleaver v1.5 Released

The CIBC development team is pleased to announce the release of Cleaver v1.5. Cleaver is a C++ software library that generates conforming tetrahedral meshes of multimaterial volumetric data, with guarantees on dihedral angles. Cleaver is an implementation of… Read more
iv3d
Oct 24, 2012

ImageVis3D 3.0.0 Released

The ImageVis3D team is proud to announce the release of ImageVis3D 3.0.0! ImageVis3D is a desktop volume rendering application which was designed to visualize large data. Support is available for multiple rendering modes, such as 1D and 2D transfer functions,… Read more
NCRRHistory IV3D
Oct 23, 2012

CIBC and ImageVis3D Mobile Recognized in List of Important Events in NCRR History

Among the list of important events in NCRR history published in the NIH Almanac is the release of the ImageVis3D Mobile visualization app developed under the CIBC. In the events listed for the year 2010 it states:"Researchers led by Chris Johnson at the… Read more
Awate MICCIA2012 news
Oct 05, 2012

Best Paper Awarded at MICCAI 2012

Congratulations to Suyash Awate, Peihong Zhu and Ross Whitaker whose paper has been awarded "Best Paper" at the MICCAI workshop on Multimodal Brain Image Analysis. Winning papers are chosen by the organisers based on relevance, novelty and scientific… Read more
iv3d
Aug 08, 2012

ImageVis3D 2.1.1 and Mobile Universal 4.0 Released

The ImageVis3D team is proud to announce the release of ImageVis3D 2.1.1. DOWNLOAD NOW ImageVis3D is a desktop volume rendering application which was designed to visualize large data. Support is available for multiple rendering modes, such as 1D and 2D… Read more
scirun-4-6
Jun 21, 2012

SCIRun 4.6 with BioMesh3D Released

The SCIRun development team is pleased to announce the release of SCIRun 4.6 with meshing tools. SCIRun 4.6 is available as a binary download for Windows and OS X, and as a source download for Linux. Download Now See also the Release notes. SCIRun 4.6… Read more
future-of-medicine
Apr 16, 2012

Visualizing the Future of Medicine

CIBC Software freatures prominently in Scientific Computing World's interview of Chris Johnson "Visualizing the Future of Medicine." See: Scientific Computing World - "Visualizing the Future of Medicine" (pdf version) Read more
waf-2012
Mar 06, 2012

CARMA Team Hosts Successful Atrial Fibrillation Symposium

The Western Atrial Fibrillation Symposium is a comprehensive education meeting focused exclusively on atrial fibrillation. The conference features distinguished faculty and physicians from eight countries and 20 renowned clinical and research centers across… Read more
scirun-4-5
Oct 27, 2011

SCIRun 4.5 with BioMesh3D Released

The SCIRun development team are pleased to announce the release of SCIRun 4.5 with meshing tools. SCIRun 4.5 is available as a binary download for Windows and OS X, and as a source download for Linux.DownloadRelease notes SCIRun 4.5 contains the new… Read more
iv3d-mobile
Aug 26, 2011

ImageVis3D Mobile 3.0 Released

The ImageVis3D development team is proud to announce the release of ImageVis3D (IV3D) Mobile 3.0! IV3D Mobile is a mobile visualization application designed to visualize and share volume and surface data while you are on the go. With ImageVis3D (available for… Read more
iv3d
Apr 29, 2011

ImageVis3D 2.0 Released

The ImageVis3D team is proud to announce the release of ImageVis3D 2.0. Download ImageVis3D is a desktop volume rendering application which was designed to visualize large data. Support is available for multiple rendering modes, such as 1D and 2D transfer… Read more
marrouche
Mar 25, 2011

CARMA Collaborator Dr. Nassir Marrouche Profiled in Continuum

CIBC collaborator Dr. Nassir Marrouche is profiled in the Spring 2011 issue of the Continuum. Creating Good CARMA: Cardiologist Nassir Marrouche Knows Matters of the Heart Read more
carma-innovate
Mar 15, 2011

CARMA Team Receives Utah Innovation Award

Congratulations to Rob MacLeod, Nassir Marrouche and the CARMA Team who have recently received the Utah Innovaton Award. Read more
seg3d-2-0
Feb 17, 2011

Announcing Seg3D 2.0

We are pleased to announce the next generation Seg3D. Version 2.0 features a new more user-friendly interface, better session and project management, many new filters, and many more improvements to ensure stability. Although most of the functionality from the… Read more
iv3d-mobile-2-0
Dec 09, 2010

ImageVis3D Mobile Universal 2.0 Released

ImageVis3D developers are pleased to announce the release of ImageVis3D Mobile Universal 2.0.It is available from the Apple iTunes App Store. Read more
rob-nassir
Nov 25, 2010

Rob MacLeod and Nassir Marrouche Interviewed in Pictures of the Future

Dr. Robert MacLeod and Dr. Nassir F. Marrouche are interviewed on their atrial fibrillation research in the Fall 2010 issue of Pictures of the Future. See: "A Strike Against Stroke" Read more
johnson
Oct 27, 2010

Chris Johnson Honored with 2010 Visualization Career Award

CHRIS JOHNSON, director of the University of Utah’s Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, has been honored with the 2010 Visualization Career Award. The award was made in Salt Lake City on Oct. 27, 2010 during VisWeek2010, the premier forum for computer… Read more
meshing-rt
Oct 14, 2010

"Best Paper" Awarded at International Meshing Roundtable

Congratulations to Jonathan Bronson, Joshua Levine, and Ross Whitaker whose paper received the Best Paper Award at the 19th International Meshing Roundtable in Chattanooga Tennessee this October. Jonathan R. Bronson, Joshua A. Levine, and Ross T. Whitaker.… Read more
ncrr-reporter
Aug 06, 2010

CIBC Research Spotlighted in NCRR Reporter

Research at the Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing (CIBC) was highlighted as a "Visualizing Success" example in the Winter issue of NCRR Reporter, 2010. See "Recovery Act Funds Fuel Innovative Research Collaborations." Also, in the same issue, the… Read more
scirun-4-4
Jul 20, 2010

Announcing SCIRun 4.4 with BioMesh3D

The SCIRun development team is pleased to announce the completion of SCIRun 4.4 with meshing tools. SCIRun 4.4 is available as a binary download for Windows and OS X and as a source download for Linux. The new binaries and source tar archives can be… Read more
johnson
May 07, 2010

2010 Rosenblatt Prize Awarded to Computer Scientist and Director of SCI Institute

May 7, 2010 -- Christopher R. Johnson, distinguished professor of computer science and director of the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute at the University of Utah, was honored at today's university commencement ceremonies with the Rosenblatt… Read more
iv3d-nuclear
May 07, 2010

ImageVis3D Mobile Goes Nuclear

SALT LAKE CITY -- The future of computers is here, and University of Utah scientists keep pushing the envelope. They have developed new imaging programs that turn complex data into brilliant pictures you can view on your iPhone or iPad. ImageVis3D Mobile… Read more
iv3d-mobile-app
Oct 09, 2009

ImageVis3D Mobile iPhone App Hits the News

The release of ImageVis3D Mobile for the iPhone has received wide coverage.In addition to a news story on KSL channel 5, it has generated a number of print articles such as: The Daily Utah Chronicle: "U researchers develop iPhone applications" Macworld:… Read more
johnson
Sep 25, 2009

Chris Johnson Awarded Cyber Pioneer Award

Chris Johnson, director of the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, will receive the prestigious Cyber Pioneer Award. Alan Hall, chair of the Utah Technology Council, will present the award at the 2009 Utah Cyber Symposium on September 25th. The award… Read more
iv3d-mobile
Sep 21, 2009

ImageVis3D Mobile now available

ImageVis3D Mobile for the iPhone is now available from Apple iTunes App store. Read more
iv3d
May 29, 2009

ImageVis3D Released

The ImageVis3D team is proud to announce the release of ImageVis3D 1.0!ImageVis3D is a desktop volume rendering application which was designed to visualize large data. Support is available for multiple rendering modes, such as 1D and 2D transfer functions,… Read more
shapeworks
May 11, 2009

Introducing ShapeWorks

The ShapeWorks software is an open-source distribution of a new method for constructing compact statistical point-based models of ensembles of similar shapes that does not rely on any specific surface parameterization. The method requires very little… Read more
chris-siam
May 01, 2009

Chris Johnson Selected as SIAM Fellow

SCI Director Dr. Chris Johnson has been selected by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) to be honored as a SIAM Fellow for his contributions to Scientific Computing and Visualization. The SIAM Fellow is a new honor designed to recognize… Read more
whitaker-loc
Mar 25, 2009

Chris Johnson and Ross Whitaker Present at the Library of Congress "Computing Research that Changed the World"

Chris Johnson - "Computing and Visualizing the Future of Medicine" (video not available)Ross Whitaker - "Scientific Computing and Visualization for Medical Image Analysis" Read more
scirun-4-0
Dec 16, 2008

SCIRun Version 4.0 Released

The NIH/NCRR Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing (CIBC) is pleased to announce the release of the 4.0 version of the SCIRun software suite. SCIRun is a problem solving environment for biomedical problems that is based on a dataflow paradigm. The new… Read more
afib
Dec 16, 2008

Imaging Meets Electrophysiology

By Rob MacLeod, Professor and Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies, Department of BioengineeringAtrial fibrillation is the most common – and perhaps most insidious – form of heart rhythm disturbance, affecting 2.5 million Americans. While usually not… Read more
map3d-6-5
Jul 14, 2007

map3d 6.5 Now Available

The Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute and the Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing are proud to announce the release of map3d version 6.5! This release includes a number of fixes and additions to the display settings for map3d and major new… Read more
capecchi
Mar 14, 2007

CIBC Collaborator Mario Capecchi Wins Nobel Prize

The NIH Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing (CIBC) and the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute would like to join the international scientific community in extending our heartiest congratulations to our University of Utah colleague Dr.… Read more
scijump
Mar 14, 2007

SCIRun Meets CCA: SCIJump Released for Testing

SCIJump is a computational environment or framework based on the Common Component Architecture (CCA) standard for high performance component frameworks in the scientific computing domain. The SCIJump framework builds on the SCI Institute's SCIRun Problem… Read more
icd placement05 small
Feb 15, 2007

Announcing SCIRun/BioPSE 3.0

BioPSE network computing the effects of electrode placement on the electrical field in the heart and hence evaluating the defibrillation threshold. The Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute and the Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing (CIBC)… Read more
cibc
Feb 08, 2006

The Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing

SCI is pleased to announce the launch of our new NCRR Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing (CIBC), a five year extension of our previous NCRR center but with a new broader scope. With the new center, we will be conducting exciting research and… Read more
scirun-1-24
Mar 13, 2005

SCIRun/BioPSE 1.24.2 Now Available

Thanks to everyone for their feedback on the 1.24.0-beta pre-release. Based on your suggestions, we fixed important bugs over the past few weeks, and we added many great new features as well. This version of SCIRun/BioPSE contains a new PowerApp called… Read more
bioimage
Mar 13, 2005

SCIRun ported to SGI Prism

The SCI Institute is proud to announce the availability of SCIRun on the Silicon Graphics PrismTM visualization system. The combination of large memory, parallel CPUs and advanced graphics capabilities on the Silicon Graphics Prism provide an ideal platform… Read more
aaas
Feb 16, 2005

Chris Johnson Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Chris Johnson, a distinguished professor of computer science and director of the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, has been elected by his peers as a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Johnson is one of 376 AAAS… Read more
senate
Jul 16, 2004

Chris Johnson Testifies Before Senate Sub-Committee

Chris Johnson, SCI Institute director, testified June 23rd on Capitol Hill before the Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus. His presentation, "Computing the Future of Biomedicine," had a very large turnout, with more than 90 Senate and Congressional… Read more
comp-bio-cert
Jul 16, 2004

SCI Annouces Certificate Program for Computational Bioimaging

The SCI Institute announces a new graduate level certificate program for Computational Bioimaging. The creation of this multidisciplinary program, involving four academic departments, was funded by the Program for Computational Functional Imaging and… Read more
frontiers
Jul 16, 2004

Dr. Johnson Gives Frontiers of Science Lecture

Dr. Chris Johnson presented a lecture entitled "Computing the Future of Biomedicine" as part of the University of Utah College of Science's Frontiers of Science Lecture series on March 10. In it he discussed the direction of research in Scientific Computing… Read more
dist-prof
Mar 10, 2003

Chris Johnson Receives Distinguished Professor Award

SCI Institute Director Chris Johnson was recently promoted to the rank of Distinguished Professor of Computer Science. Professor Johnson's research through the years has focused on biomedical computing, visualization, inverse problems and problem solving… Read more
natalie1
Jan 28, 2002

SCI Institute Plays Role In Governor's State of the State

For four-year-old Natalie Wright, appearing in front of the state legislature might be just another exciting trip with her family. But, for Governor Mike Leavitt, Natalie represents the fundamental reason for leveraging research and technology within the… Read more
map3d-5-2
Jul 23, 2001

map3d 5.2 now Available

map3d is a scientific visualization application developed at the Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training (CVRTI) and the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute (SCI) at the University of Utah. The original purpose of the program was to… Read more
scirun-vert
Jul 10, 2001

SCIRun 1.2.0 Released

The SCI Institute proudly releases SCIRun version 1.2.0. In direct response to feedback from program users and collaborators, this version contains several new features. New Features of SCIRun v1.2.0 Dynamic Compilation and Loading PETSc SLES support Disjoint… Read more