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. Kate Isaacs

Dr. Kate Isaacs - Associate Director

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Kate Isaacs is an Associate Professor with the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute and the School of Computing at the University of Utah. Prior to joining the SCI Institute, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis and holds Bachelors degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from San José State University and Physics from the California Institute of Technology.

Current Responsibilities

Dr. Isaacs' research focuses on visualization challenges in complex exploratory analysis scenarios such as those of active research teams. These challenges include representational and interactive scalability concerns for networks and timelines, integrating interactive visualizations in scripting workflows, and improving visualization methodologies for such projects. Kate has collaborated with researchers in high performance computing, distributed computing, data science, program analysis, optimization, and environmental planning.

Research Interests

  • data visualization
  • high performance computing