About us

 

OUR MISSION

The mission of ViSUS.org is to provide support for the scientific community with Big Data, management, analysis and visualization tools.
In this website we provide access to open source software tools and libraries such as the ViSUS framework and the PIDX library.
These softwares are distributed under the permissive BSD license.

OUR CONTRIBUTORS

Valerio Pascucci Director of CEDMAV University of Utah, ViSUS LLC

Valerio Pascucci

Director of CEDMAV

University of Utah, ViSUS LLC

Valerio Pascucci is the founding Director of the Center for Extreme Data Management Analysis and Visualization (CEDMAV)of the University of Utah. Valerio is also a Faculty of the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, a Professor of the School of Computing, University of Utah, and a Laboratory Fellow, of PNNL. Before joining the University of Utah, Valerio was the Data Analysis Group Leader of the Center for Applied Scientific Computing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the University of California Davis. Valerio's research interests include Big Data management and analytics, progressive multi-resolution techniques in scientific visualization, discrete topology, geometric compression, computer graphics, computational geometry, geometric programming, and solid modeling. Valerio is the coauthor of more than one hundred refereed journal and conference papers and has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.

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Luis Antola International Cooperation & Partnership Programs, ViSUS LLC

Luis Antola

International Cooperation & Partnership Programs, ViSUS LLC

Mr. Luis Carlos Antola is an Economist & a lawyer with over twenty year of experienced working on technology transfer programs between developed and developing countries.

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Gustavo Giorgetti Blockchain Expert ViSUS Foundation

Gustavo Giorgetti

Blockchain Expert

ViSUS Foundation

Gustavo Giorgetti is a seasoned IT entrepreneur with a track record of several successful ventures. While he was visiting Estonia in 2007 on a mission for the World Bank, he was impressed with the pioneer work by the government using X-road as part of the IT Public Sector Modernization program.  Gustavo has developed the first pilot program in Neuquen Argentina using Estonia’s Blockchain experience. In 2017, his team and Visus have successfully run several of Visus’s applications over the X-road and Blockchain platform. Gustavo is Visus Foundation Representative in Latin America.

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Timo Bremer Research Assistant Professor LLNL

Timo Bremer

Research Assistant Professor

LLNL

I am currently a project leader at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Center for Applied Scientific Computing which I joined in December 2006. I am also a part time research faculty at SCI. Before joining LLNL I was a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. I received a Ph.D. in computer science in the Fall of 2004 from the University of California, Davis and an M.S. and B.S. in Mathematics/Computer Science from the Leipniz University, Hannover, Germany.

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Steve Petruzza PostDoctoral Fellow SCI Institute - University of Utah

Steve Petruzza

PostDoctoral Fellow

SCI Institute - University of Utah

My name is Steve

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Attila Gyulassy Research Scientist SCI Institute - University of Utah

Attila Gyulassy

Research Scientist

SCI Institute - University of Utah

My name is Attila

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Pavol Klacansky PhD Student SCI Institute - University of Utah

Pavol Klacansky

PhD Student

SCI Institute - University of Utah

My name is Pavol

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Aniketh Venkat Research Assistant SCI Institute - University of Utah

Aniketh Venkat

Research Assistant

SCI Institute - University of Utah

My name is Anyketh

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Amy Gooch Research Scientist ViSUS LLC

Amy Gooch

Research Scientist

ViSUS LLC

My name is Amy

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Cameron Christensen Software Developer SCI Institute - University of Utah

Cameron Christensen

Software Developer

SCI Institute - University of Utah

My name is Cameron

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Sidharth Kumar PostDoctoral Fellow SCI Institute - University of Utah

Sidharth Kumar

PostDoctoral Fellow

SCI Institute - University of Utah

My name is Sidharth

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Will Usher PhD Student SCI Institute - University of Utah

Will Usher

PhD Student

SCI Institute - University of Utah

My name is Will

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Giorgio Scorzelli Research Scientist SCI Institute - University of Utah

Giorgio Scorzelli

Research Scientist

SCI Institute - University of Utah

My name is Giorgio

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Duong Hoang PhD Student SCI Institute - University of Utah

Duong Hoang

PhD Student

SCI Institute - University of Utah

My name is Duong

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OUR COLLABORATORS

  • PIDX is fast for both writes and reads,
    saves precious compute and user time.
    I saved 70% of simulation time using PIDX
    on large scale Uintah simulations.
     


    Ben Isaac - Research Associate, Inst. Clean & Secure Energy
    University of Utah
       
  • For the large weather data I needed to process, I was able to do it only with PIDX.


    Georgios Markomanolis - Computational Scientist​
    KAUST Supercomputing Lab
       
  • "Thank you"


    Histology Class 2013
    University of Utah
       
Lawrence Livermore National Laboraty
KAUST Supercomputing Lab
SCI Institute
University of Utah
RIKEN