Dr. Kentaro Yasu is a creative researcher at NTT Communication Science Laboratories.
Ph.D. (Media Design). He received a Bachelor of Engineering in 2008, a Master of Media Design in 2010, and Ph.D. in 2013 at Keio University. He has started research activities at NTT Corporation since April 2016. He is developing creative tools and interactive techniques using familiar materials and equipment, such as automatic origami using microwave ovens and haptic systems using permanent magnets. His research project appeared in CHI, SIGGRAPH studio, and his installation appeared at Ars Electronica.