Designed especially for neurobiologists, FluoRender is an interactive tool for multi-channel fluorescence microscopy data visualization and analysis.
Deep brain stimulation
BrainStimulator is a set of networks that are used in SCIRun to perform simulations of brain stimulation such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and magnetic transcranial stimulation (TMS).
Developing software tools for science has always been a central vision of the SCI Institute.
Dr. Benjamin Ellis

Dr. Benjamin Ellis - Musculoskeletal Research Laboratories Associate Director

Research Faculty Member - SCI Institute
Research Assistant Professor - Department of Bioengineering
MEB 2491
phone (801) 581-6993
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Musculoskeletal Research Laboratories
My Publications


Dr. Ellis has over 15 years of experience in the development and application of experimental and computational methods to address questions and deficiencies in the field of orthopedic biomechanics. His research focuses on the structure and function of musculoskeletal soft tissues, as well as the creation of validated computational models and the verification of software frameworks to study those tissues. He has substantial design experience and has worked with physicians and leading orthopedic companies to create new surgical devices, instrumentation, and methods for soft tissue fixation. His research and design experience has been gained while holding positions in both industry and academia. He has authored and co-authored numerous publications and has a patent for a soft tissue fixation device.

Current Responsibilities

As Associate Director of the Musculoskeletal Research Laboratories, Dr. Ellis manages and directs research projects and personnel, participates in the research, and contributes to both the day-to-day operation and the ongoing advancement of the laboratories.