Junichi Yamaoka

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Most Recent Affiliation:

  • Keio University, Graduate School of Media Design, Senior Assistant Professor


  • Tokyo, Japan



  • Junichi Yamaoka is a researcher and an artist. Graduated from the Department of Media and Governance, Keio University in 2013, received his Ph.D. in 2015. He was a research fellow at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (PD), and a visiting researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a project assistant researcher at the University of Tokyo and joined KMD. Research activities include Interactive Media, Digital Fabrication, Media Art, STEM education. He accepted international conferences such as UIST, CHI, got prizes such as the WIRED CREATIVE HACK AWARD 2014 Grand Prix, the Japan Media Arts Festival Jury’s recommended works and ACM UIST Honorable Mention.

    He is researching new interfaces which connecting the real world and the information society as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Tokyo. He also produces media artwork expressing the computer graphics world in the real world, and presents them at the international exhibition such as Ars Electronica and ACM SIGGRAPH and received the prize of WIRED CREATIVE HACK AWARD 2014 Grand Prix.

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