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My current research focuses on realistic simulation of fluids and elastic solids for special effects. My research interests include computational solid and fluid mechanics, solid/fluid coupling, multigrid methods and parallel computing.

Technical and Scientific Papers

Fluxed Animated Boundary Method
A. Stomakhin, A. Selle

The Affine Particle-In-Cell Method
C. Jiang, C. Schroeder, A. Selle, J. Teran, A. Stomakhin

Material Point Method for Viscoelastic Fluids, Foams and Sponges
D. Ram, T. Gast, C. Jiang, C. Schroeder, A. Stomakhin, J. Teran, P. Kavehpour
Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) 2015

Optimization Integrator for Large Time Steps
T. Gast, C. Schroeder, A. Stomakhin, C. Jiang, J. Teran

Augmented MPM for Phase-Change and Varied Materials
A. Stomakhin, C. Schroeder, C. Jiang, L. Chai, J. Teran, A. Selle

A Second Order Virtual Node Algorithm for Navier-Stokes Flow Problems with Interfacial Forces and Discontinuous Material Properties
C. Schroeder, A. Stomakhin, R. Howes, J. Teran
Journal of Computational Physics 2014

A Material Point Method for Snow Simulation
A. Stomakhin, C. Schroeder, L. Chai, J. Teran, A. Selle

Energetically Consistent Invertible Elasticity
A. Stomakhin, R. Howes, C. Schroeder, J. Teran
Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) 2012

Reconstruction of Missing Data in Social Networks Based on Temporal Patterns of Interactions
A. Stomakhin, M. Short, A. Bertozzi
Inverse Problems 2011

Talks and Courses

Moana: Crashing Waves
D.J. Byun, A. Stomakhin
ACM SIGGRAPH 2017 (Talks)

Moana: Performing Water
B. Frost, A. Stomakhin, H. Narita
ACM SIGGRAPH 2017 (Talks)

Rigging the Oceans of Disney’s “Moana”
J. Garcia, S. Palmer, S. Drakeley, D. Hutchins, E. Ramos, R. Habel, A. Stomakhin
SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 (Technical briefs)

The Material Point Method for Simulating Continuum Materials
C. Jiang, C. Schroeder, J. Teran, A. Stomakhin, A. Selle
ACM SIGGRAPH 2016 (Courses)

Flesh, Flab, and Fascia Simulation on Zootopia
A. Milne, M. McLaughlin, R. Tamstorf, A. Stomakhin, N. Burkard, M. Counsell, J. Canal, D. Komorowski, E. Goldberg
ACM SIGGRAPH 2016 (Talks)

"Big Hero 6": Into the Portal
D. Hutchins, O. Riley, J. Erickson, A. Stomakhin, R. Habel, M. Kaschalk
ACM SIGGRAPH 2015 (Talks)


UCLA Ph.D. Thesis
A. Stomakhin
UCLA Digital Library 2013