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Snow Business: Scientific Computing in the Movies and Beyond (Joseph Teran, UCLA)

September 26, 2018 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

New applications of scientific computing for solid and fluid mechanics problems include simulation of virtual materials in movie visual effects and virtual surgery. Both disciplines demand physically realistic dynamics for materials like water, smoke, fire, and soft tissues. New algorithms are required for each area. Teran will speak about the simulation techniques required in these fields and will share some recent results including: simulated surgical repair of biomechanical soft tissues; extreme deformation of elastic objects with contact; high resolution incompressible flow; and clothing and hair dynamics. He will also discuss a new algorithm used for simulating the dynamics of snow in Disney’s animated feature film, “Frozen.”

Details

Date:
September 26, 2018
Time:
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Event Category:

Other

Speaker Name
Prof. Joseph Teran

Venue

Argue Auditorium, Pomona College
610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Details

Date:
September 26, 2018
Time:
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Event Category:

Other

Speaker Name
Prof. Joseph Teran

Venue

Argue Auditorium, Pomona College
610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
+ Google Map