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Welcome to the Friends of the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute program –
A synergistic convergence of academia, industry, and student talent for mutual benefit.

About the SCI Institute:

20 years on the cutting edge

Program Features:



  • Targeted talent acquisition
  • Facilitated access to student organizations and outreach programs
  • Personal introductions at numerous events
  • Campus visits and meetings with faculty and students
  • Networking with other industry affiliates


  • Web and print distribution of company, and company liaison profiles
  • Recognition in SCI Institute publications and at SCI Institute events
  • Presentation opportunities
  • Faculty forum lunches, e.g., Women in Engineering
  • Friends of SCI Institute board in high-traffic student area stocked with company profiles




  • One-stop shop for SCI Institute recruiting and research collaborations
  • Gateway facilitation to other disciplines and interests on campus

Financial Benefits

  • Tax-deductible
  • Efficient use of company resources on the University of Utah campus
  • Cost effective way to keep pace with the cutting-edge of research in scientific computing, imaging, and visualization

How To Participate:

  • Friends of SCI Institute annual contributions at $25,000 are tax deductible.
  • To request approval to become a Friends of SCI Institute partner, simply identify a possible SCI Institute faculty contact and send an e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upon acceptance into the program, please make your SCI contributions at –

Once your application is approved and your contribution is documented, you will receive an acknowledgement "Thank You" letter. You will also be contacted to schedule a strategy meeting designed to assess areas of collaboration and focus.

We look forward to partnering with you and thank you for your interest and support!