I invent and speculate on the gap between our fingertips and the physical world, with means of physical computing, robotics, and HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) research. I investigate the future of the physical environment and materials coupled with computation for novel tangible and embodied experiences.
Currently, as an assistant professor at the University of Chicago, I direct Actuated Experience Lab - AxLab, where we invent and design the future User Experience based on actuated User Interface technology that shape-change and physic reconfigures.
*Please visit axlab.info for the latest projects and news from my lab. Please check AxLab's Twitter and Instagram as well!
Originally created for MIT Technology Review's Innovators Under 35 Japan Award Ceremony.
*Japanese Version: こちら
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