Professional Activities

Hi! I am open for collaborations. Please see Collaborations for more details.

Meetups

I have founded and regularly held seminars and meetups for researchers and creators.

AIST Creative HCI Seminar

This seminar series is organized by AIST and will invite rising stars in the Human-Computer Interaction field and cover diverse topics which are directly/indirectly connected to creativity support research.

2023-2024
SIGPX

This is a Japanese domestic study group for those interested in programming environments and their programming experience, founded in January 2016.

2016-2024
Indescribable Tea Party

This is an annual gathering event for those who { create media content, do research on creativity support tools, love such content and want to support its creators }.

2012-2020

Academic services

Organizing committee

I have served as organizing committee members for academic conferences and workshops.

Human-Computer Interaction

Organizer
Student Research Competition Chair
Student Consortium Committee
Student Volunteer Chair
Publicity Co-chair

Computer Graphics, Human-Robot Interaction, etc.

Real-Time Live! Chair
Demo & Video Co-chair
Publicity Co-chair

Programming Experience

Co-chair
Co-chair
Showpieces Co-chair

Program committee

I have served as program committee members for academic conferences and journals.

Human-Computer Interaction

Associate Chair (Blending Interaction: Engineering Interactive Systems & Tools)
Associate Chair (Engineering Interactive Systems & Technologies)
Associate Chair (Engineering Interactive Systems & Technologies)
Program Committee
Program Committee
Program Committee
Program Committee
Program Committee
Associate Chair (Engineering Interactive Systems & Technologies)
Program Committee

Computer Graphics, Human-Robot Interaction, etc.

Real-Time Live! Program Committee
Program Committee

Programming Experience

Program Committee
Program Committee
Program Committee
Program Committee
Program Committee
Program Committee
Program Committee
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Reviewer

I have served as regular reviewers for academic conferences and journals.

CHI
2010, 2015-2024
UIST
2014-2023
DIS
2017
IUI
2018-2019
TOCHI
2018
SIGGRAPH
2015
HRI
2016-2017, 2022
THRI
2018
RO-MAN
2015
HAI
2014
ISMAR
2021
VL/HCC
2020
GCCE
2013-2014
MM
2012
ACE
2010-2011
FIT
2011

Miscellaneous

User interface design consultant for an animation TV series
Guest lecture in the "Special Lecture on Information Technology (A)n" course
2023/12/14 "Research on Making Malleable Tools" (Takushoku University)
Guest lecture in the "Data Visualization" course
2023/11/30 "Toward Tools that Provide a Better View" (Future University Hakodate)
Guest lecture in the "Advanced Information Science Exercise" course
2020/01/22, 2021/01/20, 2022/01/19, 2023/01/18, 2024/1/17 "Introduction to Programming Experience Research" (Shibaura Institute of Technology)
Guest critique in the "Open Design Strategy" course
2020/01/20 (Keio University)
Guest lecture in the "Special Lectures in Information Engineering" course
2018/05/25 "User Interfaces for Programming & The Future of Creativity Support" (Keio University)
Organizer of a joint seminar on "Reading All CHI Papers in One Day"
2011, 2015-2023
Teaching assistant of the "Media Informatics" course
Winter 2008, Summer 2016 (The University of Tokyo)
Guest lecture in the "Content and Entertainment" course
2015/12/09 "* as a Code -- Render any content with code" (Meiji University)
Graphic & Interaction Design
Please refer to the design portfolio.

Visited places

ACM CHI
2009 (Boston, MA), 2013 (Paris, France), 2015 (Seoul, Korea), 2016 (San Jose, CA),2023 (Hamburg, Germany)
ACM UIST
2009 (Victoria, Canada), 2010 (New York, NY), 2012 (Boston, MA), 2013 (St. Andrews, UK), 2015 (Charlotte, NC), 2016 (Tokyo, Japan)
ACM DIS
2012 (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK), 2017 (Edinburgh, UK)
Other conferences
SIGGRAPH Asia 2009 (Yokohama, Japan), ACM PLDI 2013 (Seattle, WA), IEEE GCCE 2013 (Tokyo, Japan), GI 2014 (Montreal, QC, Canada), HAI 2014 (Tsukuba, Japan), ICLC 2015 (Leeds, UK), ECOOP 2016 (Rome, Italy), IEEE/ACM HRI 2017 (Vienna, Austria), <Programming> 2017 (Brussels, Belgium), Dagstuhl Seminar 17232 and 22231 (Dagstuhl, Germany), IEEE VL/HCC 2018 (Lisbon, Portugal), ACM Multimedia 2018 (Seoul, Korea), SPLASH 2022 (Auckland, New Zealand), SPLASH 2023 (Cascais, Portugal)