Joseph M. Teran

Mathematics Department
Box 951555
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1555


My research interests include computational biomechanics/virtual surgery, computational solid and fluid mechanics, meshing, collision detection/contact modeling, multigrid methods, parallel computing and solid/fluid coupling.
Virtual Surgery

Computer Graphics


Ph.D. Students
Theodore Gast
Chenfanfu Jiang (jointly advised with Professor Demetri Terzopoulos)
Siwei Zhu
Daniel Ram

Postdoctoral Scholars
Craig Schroeder

Former Students
Yuting Wang,, Ph.D. 2014.
Russell Howes, Google, Ph.D. 2014.
Jan Hegemann, Postdoc, University of Kassel, Ph.D. 2013.
Alexey Stomakhin (jointly advised with Professor Andrea Bertozzi), Walt Disney Animation, Ph.D. 2013.
Jeffrey Hellrung, Google, Ph.D. 2012.
Diego Assencio, Postdoc, Free University of Berlin, Ph.D. 2012.
Alejandro Cantarero, Hughes Research Laboratories, Ph.D. 2011.
Aleka McAdams, Walt Disney Animation, Ph.D. 2011.
Jacob Bedrossian (jointly advised with Professor Andrea Bertozzi), NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Ph.D. 2011.
Yongning Zhu, PDI/Dreamworks, Ph.D. 2010.

Former Postdoctoral Scholars
Jinsun Sohn, Siemens.
Eftychios Sifakis, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Wisconsin.
Casey Richardson, Postdoc, Center for Imaging Science, Johns Hopkins University.

Math 285J, Spring 2015.