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.
 Vidhi Zala

Vidhi Zala - Graduate Student Research Assistant

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supervisor Dr. Mike Kirby
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  • Bachelor in Computer Engineering, University of Pune, India
  • Masters in Computer Science, School of Computing, University of Utah

Current Responsibilities

  1. Conducting research in Computational Science with an application to modeling processes in blood coagulation and platelet aggregation. Contributing to Nektar++, a C++ based spectral/HP element framework for finite elements
  2. Working on positivity and boundedness preserving polynomial projections in continuous and discontinuous galerkin framework
  3. Algebraic Multigrid (AMG) solver development in the finite element library Nektar++; applying the combination to solve FEM (Galerkin and discontinuous Galerkin) simulation problems using HPC environment

Research Interests

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Scientific Computing
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Mesh Generation
  • Finite Element Method
  • Visualization