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PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Ken Nakagaki

Assistant Professor - Computer Science Department

Ken Nakagaki is an interaction designer and HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) researcher from Japan. His research focuses on inventing and designing novel user interface technologies seamlessly combine dynamic digital information or computational aids into daily physical tools and materials. He is passionate about creating novel physical embodied experiences via these interfaces through curiosity-driven tangible prototyping processes. At AxLab, he pursues research in actuated and shape-changing user interface technologies to design the future of user experiences. 

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MEMBERS

Anup Sathya

Anup Sathya

PhD Student (CS)

Willa Yang

Willa Yang

PhD Student (CS)

Ran Zhou

Ran Zhou

Visiting PhD Student (advised by Prof. Daniel Leithinger, CU Boulder)

Vasco Xu

Vasco Xu

Collaborating PhD Student (CS) [advised by Prof. Henry (Hank) Hoffmann]

Ting-Han (Timmy) Lin

Ting-Han (Timmy) Lin

Collaborating PhD Student (CS) [advised by Prof. Sarah Sebo]

Aditya Retnanto

Aditya Retnanto

RA [prev: Masters Researcher (MSCAPP)]

Chenfeng (Jesse) Gao

Chenfeng (Jesse) Gao

Masters Researcher (MPCS Pre-doctoral)

Michael Qian

Michael Qian

Masters Researcher (MPCS Pre-doctoral)

You Li

You Li

Undergraduate Researcher (MAAD + Sociology)

Emilie Faracci

Emilie Faracci

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + Anthropology [Minor])

Harrison Dong

Harrison Dong

Undergraduate Researcher (CS - BS/MS Program)

Ramarko Bhattacharya

Ramarko Bhattacharya

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + Economics)

Raymond Qian

Raymond Qian

Undergraduate Researcher (CS)

Yifan Zou

Yifan Zou

Undergraduate Researcher (MAAD + CS)

Skylar Liu

Skylar Liu

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + MAAD)

Lilith Yu

Lilith Yu

Undergraduate Researcher (Math + MAAD)

Omar Ibrahim

Omar Ibrahim

Undergraduate Researcher (CS)

Matthew Jeung

Matthew Jeung

Undergraduate Researcher (CS+Public Policy)

PAST MEMBERS

Jonathan Lindstrom

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher [CMU] (DSI Summer Program)

Raouf Abujaber

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + Economics)

Yu-Kai (Kain) Hung

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher [NTU] (UChicago CS Summer Research Fellowship Program)

Togay Atmaca

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + Economics)

Rohan Deme

Undergraduate Researcher (CS)

Jihui (Todd) Tan

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + Economics)

Thomas Nielsen

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + Creative Writing)

David Wu

Undergraduate Researcher (CS)

Jiatong (Logen) Li

Undergraduate Researcher (Physics)

Qiyu Long

Collaborating Masters Researcher (MPCS Pre-doctoral) [advised by Prof. Diana Franklin]

Christy Huang

High School Researcher, DSI Summer Program

Aarna Raghavapudi

High School Researcher, DSI Summer Program

Diogo Viveiros

Research Assistant

Tianle Liu

Collaborating Masters Researcher (MPCS Pre-doctoral) [advised by Prof. Diana Franklin]

PAST MEMBERS

Jonathan Lindstrom

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher [CMU] (DSI Summer Program)

Raouf Abujaber

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + Economics)

Yu-Kai (Kain) Hung

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher [NTU] (UChicago CS Summer Research Fellowship Program)

Togay Atmaca

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + Economics)

Rohan Deme

Undergraduate Researcher (CS)

Jihui (Todd) Tan

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + Economics)

Thomas Nielsen

Undergraduate Researcher (CS + Creative Writing)

David Wu

Undergraduate Researcher (CS)

Jiatong (Logen) Li

Undergraduate Researcher (Physics)

Qiyu Long

Collaborating Masters Researcher (MPCS Pre-doctoral) [advised by Prof. Diana Franklin]

Christy Huang

High School Researcher, DSI Summer Program

Aarna Raghavapudi

High School Researcher, DSI Summer Program

Diogo Viveiros

Research Assistant

Tianle Liu

Collaborating Masters Researcher (MPCS Pre-doctoral) [advised by Prof. Diana Franklin]

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