YUHU LIU / 劉 宇湖

About Me

Yuhu Liu is a master student of Intelligent Systems and Informatics Laboratory in The University of Tokyo in Japan. He received his bachelor degree in Engineering from The University of Tokyo.His research areas are Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Virtual Reality (VR) and Haptics. He is interested in designing human perception by combining techniques of engineering and psychology.


  • M.A.SC., Graduate Shool of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, April 2019 - present
  • B.E., Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechano-informatics, The University of Tokyo, April 2015 - March 2019
  • Senior High School at Komaba, University of Tsukuba, April 2012 - March 2015


  1. Yuhu Liu, Satoshi Nishikawa, Young ah Seong, Ryuma Niiyama and Yasuo Kuniyoshi. ThermoCaress: A Wearable Haptic Device with Illusory Moving Thermal Stimulation, InProceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '21), May 8--13, 2021, Yokohama, Japan. [doi] (to appear)
  2. Yuhu Liu, Takeru Hashimoto, Shigeo Yoshida, Takuji Narumi, Tomohiro Tanikawa and Michitaka Hirose. 2019. ShapeSense: a 2D shape rendering VR device with moving surfaces that controls mass properties and air resistance. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2019 Emerging Technologies (SIGGRAPH ’19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 23, 1–2. [doi]


  • Internship in Sony R&D Center, September 2019


Programming Languages and Frameworks

Python, C, C#, Unity, Arduino, HTML/CSS, Git, LaTeX


Hardware prototyping, Computational perception design, Interaction design, VR/AR, Haptics


Japanese, English, Mandarin


  • E-mail: valeroso222[at]gmail.com