Yasuaki Kakehi is an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo. He received PhD in Interdisciplinary Information Studies from The University of Tokyo in 2007. From 2008 to 2018, He had served as Lecturer, and Associate Professor consecutively at the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University. He also worked as a Visiting Associate Professor at MIT Media Lab in 2015-2016. His artworks and research have been exhibited at ACM SIGGRAPH, Ars Electronica Festival, YCAM and ICC, and he has been taking on challenges to cross over the boundaries between engineering, art and design.