Dr. Greg Jones - SCI Institute Associate Director
University of Utah
Dr. Jones previously served as our Associate Director from 2000 to 2005. He was then called by Governor Jon M. Huntsman to serve as the State Science Adviser to the Governor of Utah and Director of the Utah Economic Clusters Initiative from 2005 to 2007. He was awarded the 2007 Medal for Science and Technology by Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman for his science leadership to the State of Utah. Most recently from 2007-2010, he served as the Executive Director of Research at the Moran Eye Center. In 2013 with support from the Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration and the Utah legislature Dr. Jones founded the Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) a nonprofit organization focused on fostering Utah's carbon composites industry.
As Associate Director of the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, Greg contributes to both the day-to-day operation and the ongoing advancement of the Institute. He is actively engaged in the development of external funding sources for Institute activities. Dr. Jones currently leads a large project in building a supply-chain online tool for the Utah carbon composites industry.