He received the Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Electro-Communications, Japan, in 2013. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, the University of Tokyo. He was a visiting student with the Camera Culture Group, MIT Media Lab supported by the ``Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowships for Research Abroad,'' and a Project Researcher with the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo. His research interests include intelligence amplification (IA), virtual reality, entertainment computing, and human emotions.