Markus Ihmsen

Phone: +49 761 203 98581


Dr. Markus Ihmsen is a research assistant at the Computer Graphics Laboratory at the University of Freiburg. His research interest lies in the field of fluid dynamics with a strong focus on Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH). He is also familiar with Eulerian and semi-Eulerian methods such as Lattice Boltzmann and FLIP.


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M. Ihmsen, J. Orthmann, B. Solenthaler, A. Kolb, M. Teschner,
"SPH Fluids in Computer Graphics,"
Eurographics 2014 - State of the Art Reports, pp. 21-42, 2014. [PDF]
Presentation. [PDF] [PPTX]


J. Cornelis, M. Ihmsen, A. Peer, M. Teschner,
"IISPH-FLIP for incompressible fluids,"
Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. Eurographics 2014), 2014.
Best paper award. [PDF] [MP4]


M. Ihmsen,
"Particle-based Simulation of Large Bodies of Water with Bubbles, Spray and Foam,"
PhD Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Freiburg, September 2013.


M. Ihmsen, J. Cornelis, B. Solenthaler, C. Horvath, M. Teschner,
"Implicit Incompressible SPH,"
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, July 2013. [PDF] [MP4]
The original version of this paper can be obtained from the IEEE computer Society Digital Library.

SPH granular simulation

M. Ihmsen, A. Wahl, M. Teschner,
"A Lagrangian Framework for Simulating Granular Material with High Detail,"
Computers and Graphics. accepted. Extended version of "High-Resolution Simulation of Granular Material with SPH".

SPH granular simulation

M. Ihmsen, A. Wahl, M. Teschner,
"High-Resolution Simulation of Granular Material with SPH,"
Proc. VRIPHYS, Darmstadt, Germany, pp. 53-60, Dec. 6-7, 2012. Best Paper Award. [PDF] [MP4]

G. Akinci, N. Akinci, M. Ihmsen, M. Teschner,
"An Efficient Surface Reconstruction Pipeline for Particle-Based Fluids,"
Proc. VRIPHYS, Darmstadt, Germany, pp. 61-68, Dec. 6-7, 2012. [PDF] [AVI]

N. Akinci, M. Ihmsen, G. Akinci, B. Solenthaler, M. Teschner,
"Versatile Rigid-Fluid Coupling for Incompressible SPH,"
ACM Trans. Graph. (SIGGRAPH Proc.), 2012, to appear.

M. Ihmsen, N. Akinci, G. Akinci, M. Teschner,
"Unified Spray, Foam and Bubbles for Particle-Based Fluids,"
The Visual Computer, Volume 28, Issue 6-8, pp 669-677, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s00371-012-0697-9
[PDF] [AVI] [Ship] [BIB]

G. Akinci, M. Ihmsen, N. Akinci, M. Teschner,
"Parallel Surface Reconstruction for Particle-Based Fluids,"
Computer Graphics Forum, to appear, 2012, doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8659.2012.02096.x

M. Ihmsen, J. Bader, G. Akinci, M. Teschner,
"Animation of Air Bubbles with SPH,"
Int. Conf. on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications GRAPP 2011, pp. 225-234, March 5-7, 2011. [PDF] [AVI] [BIB]

M. Gissler, M. Ihmsen, M. Teschner,
"Efficient Uniform Grids for Collision Handling in Medical Simulators,"
International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP 2011), pp. 225-234, March 5-7, 2011.

M. Ihmsen, N. Akinci, M. Becker, M. Teschner,
"A Parallel SPH Implementation on Multi-core CPUs,"
Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 99-112, 2011, doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8659.2010.01832

M. Ihmsen, N. Akinci, M. Gissler, M. Teschner,
"Boundary Handling and Adaptive Time-stepping for PCISPH,"
Proc. VRIPHYS, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 79-88, Nov 11-12, 2010.

M. Becker, M. Ihmsen, M. Teschner,
"Corotated SPH for Deformable Solids,"
Proc. Eurographics Workshop on Natural Phenomena, Munich, Germany, pp. 27-34, April 1, 2009.

Some more SPH simulation showcases can be watched on our youtube channel.


Currently supervising

Andreas Henne, Master project, 06/2014 - .

Christoph Gissler, Lab project, 05/2014 - .

Supervised theses

"Physically-based Interactions of Dynamic Objects with Water using FLIP,"
Andreas Peer, Master thesis, 09/2012 - 03/2013.

"Animation granularer Materialien mit PCISPH,"
Arthur Wahl, Master thesis, 02/2012 - 08/2012.

"Simulation and Rendering of Sea Foam for SPH Fluids,"
Philipp Vath, Master thesis, 02/2011 - 09/2011.

"Multiphase Effects for SPH Fluids,"
Julian Bader, Master thesis, 08/2010 - 02/2011.

"Interaktives SPH mit Adaptivem Sampling,"
Juergen Luhr, Diploma thesis, 03/2010 - 09/2010.

"Smooth Surface Reconstruction for SPH,"
Gizem Akinci, Master thesis, 02/2010 - 09/2010.

"Boundary Handling and Adaptive Time Stepping for Incompressible SPH,"
Nadir Akinci, Master thesis, 02/2010 - 08/2010.

Supervised team projects

"Fluid simulation with FLIP for arbitrary static boundaries ,"
Andreas Peer, Team project, 10/2011 - 05/2011.

"Parallel Surface Reconstruction of Particle Data Sets,"
Arthur Wahl and Edgar Oswald, Team project, 02/2010 - 08/2010.

Supervised lab projects

"Multiphasen mit IISPH,"
Andreas Kuhner, Lab project, 03/2013 - 08/2013.

"Grid Based Fluid Dynamics using Marker and Cell,"
Andreas Peer, Lab project, 02/2011 - 08/2011.