# A closer look at Professor Teran's invited address at the 2018 SIAM Annual Meeting

UCLA Mathematics Professor Joseph Teran was an invited speaker at the 2018 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Annual meeting in July. His talk, *Snow Business: Computational Elastoplasticity in the Movies and Beyond*, delved into the mathematics behind digital animation used in movies such as Disney's *Frozen* or *Moana*. Recently, SIAM News examined Teran's specialty more closely in the following article: https://sinews.siam.org/Details-Page/the-serious-mathematics-of-digital-...

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