The renderings below were created for the rendering competition in CS348B: Image Synthesis Techniques, taught by Matt Pharr in the Spring quarter of 2014.
Ship in a Bottle
by Saket Pankar and Bo Zhu
Saket and Bo modeled and simulated water, foam, and sand to render this scene.
by Tao Du and Wenlong Lu
Tao and Wenlong used fluid simulation and volumetric photon mapping to render the aurora borealis.
Light Field Camera
by Zahid Hossain, Adam Backer, and Yanlin Chen
Zahid, Adam, and Yanlin simulated the image formation of a microlens-based light field camera in PBRT.