Designed especially for neurobiologists, FluoRender is an interactive tool for multi-channel fluorescence microscopy data visualization and analysis.
Large scale visualization on the Powerwall.
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.
Dr. Steven Callahan

Dr. Steven Callahan - Project Lead, Software Development Center

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  • 2002 - BS Computer Science, Utah State University
  • 2005 - MS Computational Engineering and Science, University of Utah
  • 2008 - PhD Computing, University of Utah

Current Responsibilities

I am a Project Lead for the Software Development Center, a joint venture between the SCI Institute and the Technology Commercialization Office. I work on the development and commercialization of research projects spanning diverse areas such as Microscopy, Cardiology, Image Processing, and Finance.

Research Interests

  • Scientific Visualization
  • Data Provenance
  • Visualization Systems
  • Large-Scale and Out-of-Core Rendering
  • GPU Algorithms
  • Computer Graphics