Mark Matthews is a senior software engineer in Google Research. His research focuses on neural radiance fields and synthetic data generation. Prior to joining Google in 2017 he worked in research and development at DreamWorks Animation specializing in volumetric rendering, hair and fluid simulation. He has 22 feature film credits including "How to Train Your Dragon", "Kung Fu Panda" and "Shrek Forever After". He is also the inventor of a hair data compression patent and two DreamWorks Technical Achievement Awards.