My research interests include physics-based animation, fluid-structure interaction, and modeling and simulation of the mechanics of biological cells.
SIGGRAPH 2019 Physics-based animation (with A. Bargteil)
SIGGRAPH 2018 Physics-based animation (with A. Bargteil)
An extended partitioned method for conservative solid-fluid coupling (with M. Akbay, N. Nobles, and V. Zordan)
Emergent phenomena in micro-macro models of microtubule gliding assays (with C. Hohenegger, and S. Cook)
Microtubule-based motion in the single-celled C. elegans embryo (with M. Mana, F. Piano, and M. Shelley)
Stokes flow in a complex geometry coupled to dynamic rigid structures and filaments (with M. Shelley)
Deformable creatures with articulated, actuated rigid skeletons (with C. Schroeder and R. Fedkiw)
Full two-way coupling of rigid and deformable bodies (with C. Schroeder and R. Fedkiw)
Two-way coupling of fluids to rigid and deformable solids and shells (with A. Robinson-Mosher, J. Gretarsson, J. Su, and R. Fedkiw)
Hybrid simulation of deformable solids (with E. Sifakis, G. Irving, and R. Fedkiw)
Wrinkled flames and cellular patterns (with J.-M. Hong and R. Fedkiw)
Multiple interacting liquids (with F. Losasso, A. Selle, and R. Fedkiw)
Cook, S., and Shinar, T.
Enabling simulation of high-dimensional micro-macro biophysical models through hybrid cpu and multi-gpu parallelism, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, in press 2021
Sun Y., Shinar T., and Schroeder, C.
Effective time step restrictions for explicit MPM simulation,
(Best Paper Honorable Mention), ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation 2020, Volume 39, Number 8, 2020
Akbay, M., Schroeder, C., and Shinar T.
Boundary pressure projection for partitioned solution of fluid-structure interaction with incompressible Dirichlet fluid domains, accepted to Journal of Computational Physics, 2020
Ding, O., Shinar, T., and Schroeder, C.
Affine particle in cell method for MAC grids and fluid simulation, Journal of Computational Physics, Volume 408, May 2020, 109311, 2020
Bargteil, A., Shinar T.
An introduction to physics-based animation, ACM SIGGRAPH 2018 Courses, 2018
Akbay, M., Nobles, N., Zordan, V., Shinar T.
An extended partitioned method for conservative solid-fluid coupling, SIGGRAPH 2018, ACM Trans. Graph., Vol. 37, No. 4, Article 86, 2018
Falkenstein, M., Jones B., Levine, J.A., Shinar T., Bargteil, A.W.
Reclustering for large plasticity in clustered shape matching, Proceedings of the 10th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion in Games, 2017
Jones B., Levine, J.A., Shinar T. , Bargteil, A.W.
Efficient collision detection for example-based deformable bodies, Proceedings of the 10th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion in Games, 2017
Cook, S., Hohenegger, C., and Shinar, T.
A micro-macro framework for analyzing steric and hydrodynamic interactions in gliding assays, SIAM Multiscale Modeling and
Simulation, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 1768–1796, 2017
Jones B., Thuerey N., Shinar T. , Bargteil A.W.
Example-based plastic deformation of rigid bodies, SIGGRAPH 2016, ACM TOG 35, 2016
Jones B., Martin A., Levine J.A., Shinar T., Bargteil A.W.
Ductile fracture for clustered shape matching, Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, Redmond, WA, 2016
Jones B., Martin A., Levine J.A., Shinar T., Bargteil A.W.
Clustering and collision detection for clustered shape matching, Proceedings of the 8th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion in
Games, 199-204, 2015
Hohenegger, C., Cook, S. and Shinar, T.
Dimensional reduction of a multiscale continuum model of microtubule gliding assays, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 74 (5), 2014
Robinson-Mosher, A., Shinar, T., Silver, P. and Way J.
Dynamics simulations for engineering macromolecular
interactions, AIP Chaos 23 (2), 2013
Shinar, T., Mana, M., Piano, F. and Shelley, M.,
A model of cytoplasmically-driven microtubule-based motion in the single-celled
, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (26), pp. 10508-10513, 2011
C. elegans embryo Robinson-Mosher, A., Shinar, T., Gretarsson, J., Su, J. and Fedkiw, R.,
Two-way coupling of fluids to rigid and deformable solids and shells,
SIGGRAPH 2008, ACM TOG 27, 2008
Shinar, T., Schroeder, C., and Fedkiw, R.,
Two-way coupling of rigid and deformable bodies,
ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA), edited by D. James and M. Gross, pp. 95-103, 2008
Sifakis, E., Shinar, T., Irving, G. and Fedkiw, R.,
Hybrid simulation of deformable solids,
ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA),
edited by D. Metaxas and J. Popovic pp. 81-90, 2007
Hong, J.-M., Shinar, T. and Fedkiw, R.,
Wrinkled flames and cellular patterns,
SIGGRAPH 2007, ACM TOG 26, 47.1-47.6, 2007
Hong, J.-M., Shinar, T., Kang, M. and Fedkiw, R.,
On boundary condition capturing for multiphase interfaces
J. Sci. Comput. 31, 99-125, 2007
Losasso, F., Shinar, T. Selle, A. and Fedkiw, R.,
Multiple interacting liquids
SIGGRAPH 2006, ACM TOG 25, 812-819, 2006
Muzaffer Akbay, Oculus VR, Ph.D., 2018
Steven Cook, Novartis Research Foundation, Ph.D., 2017
Nicholas Nobles, M.S., 2017
Wojciech Karas, M.S., 2016
Paul Cernea, M.S., 2015
Lingli Wang, M.S., 2014
CS 210 : Scientific Computing ( Fall 2021, Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Winter 2015, Fall 2012)
CS 179N : Computer Graphics ( Summer 2021, Summer 2021, Spring 2020, Spring 2019)
CS 130 : Computer Graphics ( Winter 2021, Winter 2020, Winter 2019, Winter 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2015, Winter 2013, Spring 2012)
CS 230 : Computer Graphics ( Winter 2016, Fall 2014, Winter 2012)
CS 30 : Introduction to Computational Science and Engineering ( Spring 2015, Spring 2014)
CS 260 : Physics-Based Simulation for Computer Graphics ( Spring 2013)
Project Lead the Way Mentor, Martin Luther King High School, Riverside, CA
I was a mentor in the
Challenge program in NYC. Our team won 1st place in NYC and went on to the national competition at Google HQ
where we placed 3rd overall! Go Firebirds! Read about the team and our winning app in this Huffington Post article.