I am an Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) in School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. I obtained my doctorate in Sociology at Yale University in 2019, where I was a member of the Human Nature Lab at the Yale Institute for Network Science. Before Yale, I spent eight years as an engineering researcher at Sony Corporation.

Working experience

  • Aug 2019 – Present       Carnegie Mellon University, Assistant Professor
  • Apr 2006 – Sep 2014     Sony Corporation, Researcher
  • Sep 2011 – Aug 2012     Harvard Medical School, Visiting Researcher
  • Apr 2009 – Aug 2011     Keio University (Japan), Visiting Researcher


  • Sep 2014 – May 2019     Yale University, Ph.D. in Sociology
  • Apr 2004 – Mar 2006     Keio University (Japan), Master in Engineering