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.
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In 2024, the SCI Institute will mark three decades of multidisciplinary research, innovation, and impact. We hope you will join us on April 24th and 25th to help celebrate our past, present and future. We will have two days of events showcasing the ground-breaking research of SCI’s faculty, staff and students and highlighting our vision for the future. We will be updating the schedule as we learn more.

You can watch all talks and panel discussions here

April 24, 2024

Warnock Engineering Building (WEB)

1:00-5:00 PM

WEB Floors 2, 3, 4
Poster Session and Demonstrations

5:00-7:00 PM

First floor

April 25, 2024

University of Utah Alumni House

8:30 AM


9:00 AM

Welcome, Mitzi Montoya, Sr. VP Academic Affairs; Manish Parashar, SCI Director

9:15 AM

Keynotes: The Value of Translational, Multi-disciplinary Science

Pat Hanrahan, Canon Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus, Stanford
Will Schroeder, Kitware co-founder
Dave Weinstein, Director of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality at NVIDIA

11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: The Next Decade
Moderator: Dr. Paul Rosen, Associate Professor

Kate Isaacs, Associate Professor
Amir Arzani, Assistant Professor
Shireen Elhabian, Associate Professor
Tamara Bidone, Assistant Professor
Bao Wang, Assistant Professor



1:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Harnessing Responsible AI: Opportunities and Challenges At the Intersection of AI and Society
Moderator: Mike Kirby

Margaret Woolley Busse, Executive Director, Utah Department of Commerce
Bill Anderegg, Associate Professor, School Of Biological Sciences, University of Utah
Ana Marasovic, Professor, Kalhert School of Computing, University of Utah

2:00 PM

Fireside Chat: SCI History & Legacy
Moderator: Rob MacLeod, SCI co-Founder

Dave Pershing, former University of Utah President
Greg Jones, Director, Global Business Development/Product Management, XR at NVIDIA
Chris Johnson, SCI co-Founder

3:00 PM

Closing remarks, Manish Parashar, SCI Director
SCI History from the Everett L. Cooley Collection