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.
 John Gordon

John Gordon - Program Manager, SCI-HUM Initiative

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supervisor Dr. Manish Parashar
Research Software Engineer
Cyberinfrastructure Professional
Ph.D. Candidate, Writing & Rhetoric Studies
Adjunct Instructor, Information Systems
Adjunct Instructor, Writing & Rhetoric Studies
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John Gordon served 12 years of active duty in the US Air Force and is a Gulf War Veteran. He has over thirty years of experience in the Information Systems Industry in various roles including programmer, systems administrator, software engineer, database administrator, data warehousing and data analytics engineer. In addition, he has held leadership positions in the industry including project manager, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Chief Information Officer (CIO). His hands-on experience spans local, national, and international projects in commercial, non-profit and government environments.

John's academic background includes degrees in Computer Science (BS), English (BA), Information Systems (MS), and Business Analytics (GC). Currently, he is Ph.D. candidate in the Writing & Rhetoric Department at the University of Utah.

Current Responsibilities

John's primary responsibility is to manage the SCI-HUM Collaboration Initiative. This initiative is an effort to bring SCI and College of Humanities researchers together on collaborative research projects.

Research Interests

  • Critical code studies
  • Computational rhetoric
  • Rhetorical consequences of Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Data analytics and visualization
  • Software engineering
  • Programming Languages
  • Cyberinfrastructure in research environments
  • Writing across STEM careers