Ming Gao 高明

Senior Researcher

Games AI Research Center (CROS, IEG, Tencent)









Email: ming.gao07 at gmail



Animations:


Publications:

Revisiting Integration in the Material Point Method: A Scheme for Easier Separation and Less Dissipation
Yun (Raymond) Fei, Qi Guo, Rundong Wu, Li Huang, Ming Gao
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH), 2021
[Project]
Hierarchical Optimization Time Integration for CFL-rate MPM Stepping
Xinlei Wang*, Minchen Li* (joint first authors), Yu Fang, Xinxin Zhang, Ming Gao, Min Tang, Danny M. Kaufman, Chenfanfu Jiang
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Presented at SIGGRAPH 2020)
[PDF] [Watch online]
On Hybrid Lagrangian-Eulerian Simulation Methods: Practical Notes and High-Performance Aspects
Yuanming Hu, Xinxin Zhang, Ming Gao, Chenfanfu Jiang
SIGGRAPH Course 2019
[Abstract] [Slides]
Silly Rubber: An Implicit Material Point Method for Simulating Non-equilibrated Viscoelastic and Elastoplastic Solids
Yu Fang, Minchen Li, Ming Gao, Chenfanfu Jiang
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH), 2019
[PDF] [Tech_doc] [Watch online]
CD-MPM: Continuum Damage Material Point Methods for Dynamic Fracture Animation
Joshuah Wolper, Yu Fang, Minchen Li, Jiecong Lu, Ming Gao, Chenfanfu Jiang
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH), 2019
[PDF] [Tech_doc] [Watch online] [VICE]
Decomposed Optimization Time Integrator for Large-Step Elastodynamics
Minchen Li, Ming Gao, Timothy Langlois, Chenfanfu Jiang, Danny M. Kaufman
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH), 2019
[PDF] [Tech_doc] [Watch online]
Efficient and Conservative Fluids Using Bidirectional Mapping
Ziyin Qu*, Xinxin Zhang* (joint first authors), Ming Gao, Chenfanfu Jiang, Baoquan Chen
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH), 2019
[PDF] [Watch online] [Code]
Sparse Paged Grid and its Applications to Adaptivity and Material Point Method in Physics Based Simulations
Ming Gao
Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2018
[PDF] [Presentation]
GPU Optimization of Material Point Methods
Ming Gao*, Xinlei Wang*, Kui Wu* (joint first authors), Andre Pradhana, Eftychios Sifakis, Cem Yuksel, Chenfanfu Jiang
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia), 2018
[PDF] [Tech doc] [Watch online] [Two minute papers] [Github]
Animating Fluid Sediment Mixture in Particle-Laden Flows
Ming Gao, Andre Pradhana, Xuchen Han, Qi Guo, Grant Kot, Eftychios Sifakis, Chenfanfu Jiang
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH), 2018
[PDF] [Watch online] (TOG Inside Cover Image)
An Adaptive Generalized Interpolation Material Point Method for Simulating Elastoplastic Materials
Ming Gao, Andre Pradhana, Chenfanfu Jiang, Eftychios Sifakis
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia), 2017
[PDF] [Tech doc] [Watch online]
Power Diagrams and Sparse Paged Grids for High Resolution Adaptive Liquids
Mridul Aanjaneya*, Ming Gao* (joint first authors), Haixiang Liu, Christopher Batty, Eftychios Sifakis
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH), 2017
[PDF] [Watch online]
Fast and Robust Inversion-Free Shape Manipulation
Tiantian Liu, Ming Gao, Lifeng Zhu, Eftychios Sifakis, Ladislav Kavan
Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics), 2016
[PDF] [Watch online]
Steklov-Poincaré Skinning
Ming Gao, Nathan Mitchell, Eftychios Sifakis
ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA), 2014
[PDF] [Watch online]
A Pipelined Beamforming Delay Calculation Architecture in Ultrasound Imaging System
Zhanxiang Zhao, Tian Xiang, Ming Gao, Chenghao He, Xin Zhang, Xi Jin
IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Automation Engineering (CSAE), 2011

Codes:

  • SIMD MPM transfer kernels (GIMP) [Benchmark] [Benchmark2.0]

  • GPU/CUDA 3x3 matrix SVD [Github link]

  • The benchmarks and the explicit/implicit simulation pipeline for optimized GPU MPM [Github link]

  • Efficient and Conservative Fluids with Bidirectional Mapping [Github link]


    Resources:

  • An Introduction to Physics-based Animation [SIGGRAPH Course 2018 & 2019]

  • Finite Element Method Simulation of 3D Deformable Solids [SIGGRAPH Course 2012]

  • Fluid Simulation for Computer Animation [SIGGRAPH Course 2007]

  • The Material Point Method for Simulating Continuum Materials [SIGGRAPH Course 2016]