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February 16, 2017

Best Paper Award at SIGCSE 2017

Congratulations to Erik Brunvand and Nina McCurdy whose paper, Making Noise: Using Sound-­Art to Explore Technological Fluency, will receive one of three best paper awards at SIGCSE 2017.Abstract: We describe our experience designing and delivering a general… Read more
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Oct 25, 2016

Awards at MICCAI and IEEE VIS 2016

With fall conferences in full swing, the SCI Institute and our alumni had an amazing showing.Alex Bigelow and SCI alumnus Roni Choudhury, who, along with Jeff Baumes from Kitware received the Visualization in Practice Best Paper Award at the IEEE… Read more
making sense of data
May 31, 2016

Making Sense of Data Now Available

Making Sense of Data, by Miriah Meyer and Danyel Fisher now available for pre-order from Amazon.From Amazon: You have a mound of data sitting in front of you and a suite of computation tools at your disposal. And yet, you're stumped as to how to turn that… Read more
May 12, 2016

NeuroImage Journal Cover Features SCIRun Renderings

The publication and cover image is the result of a close collaboration between the University of Freiburg (Lukas Fiederer, Tonio Ball and others) in Germany and the NIH-funded Center for Integrated Biomedical Computing (CIBC, Moritz Dannhauer) at the SCI… Read more
Apr 22, 2016

Best Paper Award at PacificVis 2016

Congratulations Bei and Valerio and SCI alumni: Paul Rosen, Guoning Chen and Harsh Bhatia who were awarded Best Paper at IEEE PacificVis 2016.Critical Point Cancellation in 3D Vector Fields: Robustness and Discussion Primoz Skraba (Jozef Stefan Institute),… Read more
Apr 06, 2016

Mike Kirby among coauthors of ISC 2016 award winning paper

Congratulations to James King, Thomas Gilray, Robert M. Kirby and Matthew Might, whose paper: Dynamic Sparse-Matrix Allocation on GPUs, won the International SuperComputing PRACE-ISC Award 2016 Read more
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Mar 02, 2016

Multiple Awards Received at IVAPP 2016

Congratulations to Hao Nguyen for winning both best paper and best PhD progect at the International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications (IVAPP).Best Paper: H. Nguyen, P. Rosen, Improved identification of data correlations through… Read more
spatio-temporal-book news
Jan 08, 2015

Now Available: Spatio-temporal Image Analysis for Longitudinal and Time-Series Image Data

S. Durrleman, P.T. Fletcher, G. Gerig, M. Niethammer, X. Pennec (Eds.)Third International Workshop, STIA 2014, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2014, Boston, MA, USA, September 18, 2014, Revised Selected PapersSeries: Image Processing, Computer Vision, Pattern… Read more
TopoStatMethComplexData news
Dec 03, 2014

Now Available: Topological and Statistical Methods for Complex Data

Edited by J. Bennett, F. Vivodtzev, V. Pascucci Latest peer-reviewed results in a growing research area Many applications in science and engineering Important contributions to the fields of mathematics and computer science This book contains papers presented… Read more
sci-vis-newbook news
Sep 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
miaomiao miccai
Sep 23, 2014

Best Paper Award at MICCAI 2014

Congratulations to PhD student Miaomiao Zhang, who won the MICCAI 2014 Young Scientist Award (a.k.a., best paper award) for her paper:M. Zhang, P. T. Fletcher, Bayesian Principal Geodesic Analysis in Diffeomorphic Image Registration, MICCAI 2014.MICCAI is the… Read more
Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Aug 20, 2014

Paper Featured on Cover of Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology

Congratulations to Josh Blauer, Darrell Swenson, and Rob MacLeod, et. al. whose paper:J.J.E. Blauer, D. Swenson, K. Higuchi, G. Plank, R. Ranjan, N. Marrouche, and R.S. MacLeod. “Sensitivity and Specificity of Substrate Mapping: An In Silico Framework for the… Read more
Deformation Causes Vascular Alignment During Angiogenesis
Jul 25, 2014

MRL Podcast: Deformation Causes Vascular Alignment During Angiogenesis

Jeff Weiss speaks with Deputy Editor of the AJP Heart and Circulatory Physiology Journal Dr. Merry Lindsey about the recent MRL publication:Clayton J. Underwood, Lowell T. Edgar, James B. Hoying, Jeffrey A. Weiss "Cell-generated traction forces and the… Read more
topological-methods-3 news
May 29, 2014

Topological Methods in Data Analysis and Visualization III

Congratulations to Valerio Pascucci and Peer-Timo Bremer whose co-edited book "Topological Methods in Data Analysis and Visualization III" has just been published. Read more
PacVis2014-bestpaper news
Mar 10, 2014

Best Paper Awarded at PacificVis 2014

Congratulations to Bei Wang, Paul Rosen, Guoning Chen and their collaborator from Slovenia, Primoz Skraba whose paper: P. Skraba, Bei Wang, G. Chen, P. Rosen. “2D Vector Field Simplification Based on Robustness,” In Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Pacific… Read more
MBIA-bestpaper2013 news
Sep 23, 2013

Best Paper Awarded at MBIA 2013

Congratulations to Bo Wang, Marcel Prastawa, Avishek Saha, Suyash Awate, Andrei Irimia, Micah Chambers, Paul Vespa, John Van Horn, Valerio Pascucci, and Guido Gerig whose paper: B. Wang, M. Prastawa, A. Saha, S.P. Awate, A. Irimia, M.C. Chambers, P.M. Vespa,… Read more
maljovec bp-runnerup-PSA2013 news
Sep 21, 2013

Best Student Paper Runner-Up Awarded at PSA 2013

Congratulations to Dan Maljovec, et. at, whose paper was chosen first runner-up for Best Student Paper at the 2013 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA). See: D. Maljovec, B. Wang, D. Mandelli, P.-T. Bremer, V.… Read more
sibgrapi2013-bestpaper news
Aug 14, 2013

Best Paper Awarded at SIBGRAPI 2013

Congratulations to Wathsala Widanagamaachchi, Paul Rosen, and Valerio Pascucci whose paper: W. Widanagamaachchi, P. Rosen, V. Pascucci. "A Flexible Framework for Fusing Image Collections into Panoramas," In Proceedings of the 2013 SIBGRAPI Conference on… Read more
Schott TVCG2013 news
Jul 08, 2013

SCI Papers Spotlighted in TVCG June and August Issues

Congratulations to Harsh Bhatia, Valerio Pascucci, and Peer-Timo Bremer, et. al. whose paper:H. Bhatia, G. Norgard, V. Pascucci, P.-T. Bremer. “The Helmholtz-Hodge Decomposition - A Survey,” In IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG),… Read more
EGPGV-bestpaper2013 news
May 05, 2013

Best Paper Awarded at EGPGV 2013

Congratulations to Sujin Philip, Brian Summa, Julien Tierny, Peer-Timo Bremer, and Valerio Pascucci whose paper: S. Philip, B. Summa, J. Tierny, P.-T. Bremer, V. Pascucci. “Scalable Seams for Gigapixel Panoramas,” In Proceedings of the 2013 Eurographics… Read more
ISBI BestPaper2013 news
Apr 12, 2013

Best Paper Awarded at ISBI 2013

Congratulations to Nikhil Singh, Jacob Hinkle, Sarang Joshi and Tom Fletcher whose paper was awarded "Best Student Paper" at the ISBI 2013 Conference. N.P. Singh, J. Hinkle, S. Joshi, P.T. Fletcher. “A Vector Momenta Formulation of Diffeomorphisms for… Read more
AJPBestPaper news
Dec 20, 2012

Guido Gerig Co-author on AJP Best Paper

Dr. Guido Gerig co-authored a paper that made the list of the American Journal of Psychiatry's "Best of 2012" for their paper “Differences in White Matter Fiber Tract Development Present from 6 to 24 Months in Infants with Autism” In the AJP's 2012 Year in… Read more
Oct 16, 2012

Best Paper Awarded at LDAV 2012

Congratulations to Shusen Liu, Joshua Levine, Peer-Timo Bremer, and Valerio Pascucci whose paper:"Gaussian Mixture Model Based Volume Visualization," Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Large-Scale Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV) 2012, Note: Awarded… 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
Jun 13, 2011

2nd Best Paper Award - Euro Vis 2011

Congratulations to Erik Anderson, Kristi Potter and Claudio Silva whose paper won 2nd Best Paper at Eurographics/IEEE Symposium on Visualization 2011.E.W. Anderson, K.C. Potter, L.E. Matzen, J.F. Shepherd, G.A. Preston, C.T. Silva. "A User Study of… Read more
Jun 10, 2011

Ben Ellis and Jeff Weiss receive "2010 Skalak Best Paper" award from JBE

Congratulations to Nicholas Drury, Ben Ellis, Jeff Weiss, Pat McMahon and Richard Debski who's paper: N.J. Drury, B.J. Ellis, J.A. Weiss, P.J. McMahon, R.E. Debski. “The impact of glenoid labrum thickness and modulus on labrum and glenohumeral capsule… Read more
Apr 13, 2011

"Best Paper" Awarded at ACM Eurographics Symposium

Congratulations to Linh Ha, Jens Krüger, Joao Comba, Sarang Joshi, and Claudio Silva who's paper:Linh K. Ha, Jens Krüger, Joao Comba, Sarang Joshi, Cláudio T. Silva. "Optimal Multi-Image Processing Streaming Framework on Parallel Heterogeneous Systems",… Read more
Dec 09, 2010

Guido Gerig Coauthor on Neuroimage Top Cited Paper

The journal NeuroImage recently released it's list of the top ten most cited articles over the last 5 years. On it was a paper co-authored by Dr. Gerig entitled "User-guided 3D active contour segmentation of anatomical structures: Significantly improved… Read more
Dec 09, 2010

Best of the Journal Issue Awarded for Brain Population Analysis Paper

Congratulations to Samuel Gerber, Tolga Tasdizen, P. Thomas Fletcher, Sarang Joshi, Ross Whitaker whose paper received the MICCAI 2010 Best of the Journal Issue Award, which selects the best paper among the top conference papers appearing in a special issue… Read more
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
Sep 24, 2010

Best of the Journal Issue Awarded for Brain Population Analysis Paper

Congratulations to Samuel Gerber, Tolga Tasdizen, P. Thomas Fletcher, Sarang Joshi, Ross Whitaker whose paper received the MICCAI 2010 Best of the Journal Issue Award, which selects the best paper among the top conference papers appearing in a special issue… Read more
Aug 10, 2010

"Best Paper in Science Track" Awarded for Uintah Paper at Teragrid 2010

Congratulations to Justin Luitjens, Qingyu Meng, and Martin Berzins whose paper received the Best Paper Award in the Science Track at the 2010 Teragrid Conference in Pittsburgh, August 2-5th 2010: M. Berzins, J. Luitjens, Q. Meng, T. Harman, C.A. Wight, J.R.… Read more
Jul 20, 2010

Best Paper at Eurographics 2010

Congratulations to Claudio Silva, Erik Anderson, Emanuele Santos, and Juliana Freire who received the "Best Paper" award at EUROGRAPHICS 2010 for: C. Silva, E. Anderson, E. Santos, J. Freire. "Using VisTrails and Provenance for Teaching Scientific… Read more
Mar 09, 2010

Best Paper at Pacific Vis 2010

Congratulations to SCI graduate student Carson Brownlee who was awarded "Best Paper" at IEEE Pacific Visualization 2010 for:C. Brownlee, V. Pegoraro, S. Shankar, P. McCormick, C. Hansen "Physically-Based Interactive Schlieren Flow Visualization", Proceedings… Read more
Mar 01, 2010

Lowell Edgar wins 1st Prize in Student Presentation Competition at CMBBE 2010

SCI/MRL Lab graduate student Lowell Edgar received 1st prize in the Student Presentation Competition for his research presentation at the Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering conference this last week in Valencia, Spain. The award… Read more
Jan 21, 2010

Tom Fletcher and Sarang Joshi paper awarded "most cited" by Signal Processing

The international journal Signal Processing has announced its award for the 2010 Signal Processing most cited paper goes to Riemannian Geometry for the Statistical Analysis of Diffusion Tensor Data” by Drs. Tom Fletcher and Sarang Joshi. This distinction is… Read more
Oct 27, 2009

The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery

Four SCI faculty members, Chuck Hansen, Chris Johnson, Valerio Pascucci, and Claudio Silva contributed a chapter on visualization for data-intensive science in the recently released book The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery. Read more
Jul 14, 2009

Claudio Silva Coauthor on 2nd Most Cited Paper in TVCG 15-Year History

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, a top 10 list of the most cited papers was compiled to illustrate the success of the journal. Second on the list was a paper by Marc Alexa, Johannes Behr,… Read more
Jun 13, 2008

Best Paper Awards Keep on Coming

Daniel Kopta, who was part of the author team that received the Best Paper Award at SASP '08 for their paper: "TRaX: A Multi-Threaded Architecture for Real-Time Ray Tracing," Josef Spjut, Daniel Kopta, Spencer Kellis, Solomon Boulos, Erik BrunvandDavid… Read more
Oct 30, 2007

Best Paper at Vis 2007

The paper "Querying and Creating Visualizations by Analogy", by Carlos E. Scheidegger, Huy T. Vo, David Koop, Juliana Freire, and Cláudio Silva was selected as the "Best Paper" at IEEE Visualization 2007. In this paper, the authors introduce a new framework… Read more
Jul 16, 2004

SCI Announces the Publication of "The Visualization Handbook"

The SCI Institute announces the publication of "The Visualization Handbook," edited by two of SCI visualization faculty, Prof. Charles D. Hansen and Prof. Christopher R. Johnson. This book brings together top experts in the field of scientific visualization… Read more
Nov 20, 2001

Best Paper Award at Vis 2001

At the IEEE Visualization 2001 conference in San Diego, Joe Kniss, Gordon Kindlmann, and Chuck Hansen of the SCI Institute were awarded "Best Paper" for "Interactive Volume Rendering with Multi-dimensional Transfer Functions and Direct Manipulation Widgets."… Read more