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I am thrilled to announce that I will be joining the University of Maryland, College Park as an Assistant Professor and starting my lab at the Department of Computer Science in 2023! I’m looking for students and collaborators who are motivated to explore this area. Feel free to reach out to me!

Our paper Preemptive Action, which was presented at the CHI 2019 conference in May 2019, is now listed for Guinness World Records as "Fastest artificially-assisted reaction times". Link | Guinness World Records

Our interactivity demo received the People's Best Choice Award at ACM CHI 2022. Thanks for visiting our booth! Electrical Head Actuation: Allowing Interactive Systems to Directly Manipulate Head Orientation. Yudai Tanaka, Jun Nishida, Pedro Lopes. 2022. ACM CHI 2022.

We will organize a SIG workshop: Towards More Personal Health Sensing. Looking forward to your participation! Junyi Zhu, Liang He, Jun Nishida, Hamid Ghaednia, Hsin-Liu Kao, Jon E. Froehlich, Edward Wang, Stefanie Mueller. SIG: Towards More Personal Health Sensing. 2022. ACM CHI 2022 SIG.

I had an invited seminar talk at Empathetic Computing Lab, University of South Australia. Thank you Prof. Mark Billinghurst and Dr. Alaeddin Nassani for the invitation! Title Communicating Embodied Experiences Among People using Wearable Devices Abstract While today’s tools allow us to communicate effectively with others via video and text, they leave out other critical communication channels, such as non-verbal cues and body language. These cues are important

My research projects are featured on White Paper on Education, Culture,Sports, Science and Technology 2020 published by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. 文部科学省が刊行する令和2年度 文部科学白書の第1部特集 - 特集3 研究力向上のための若手研究者への支援のコラムで紹介されました. 題目: "国際的に活躍するスーパーサイエンスハイスクール (SSH)卒業生"

My research projects are featured on Psychology World Vol.94 published by The Japanese Psychological Association. Article title: "Does changing bodies by wearable devices change our perspectives?" 日本心理学会が刊行する機関誌「心理学ワールド」94号HCI特集に寄稿しました. 題目: "ウェアラブル技術による身体変容は,他者に対する視点を変えるか?"

We held a student innovation challenge at IEEE World Haptics Conference 2021. Thank you all for your participation! The Student Innovation Challenge (SIC) invites students to use haptic technology in new, creative ways to solve real-world problems. For the first time this year, the 2021 IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC) will be fully online, so the main challenge for student teams will be