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.
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!