YUHU LIU / 劉 宇湖

About Me

Yuhu Liu is a UX researcher in Sony R&D Center. He received his master degree in Information Science and Technology and 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., April 2019 - March 2021
      Graduate Shool of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, in Intelligent Systems and Informatics Laboratory
  • B.E., April 2015 - March 2019
      Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechano-informatics, The University of Tokyo, in Cyber Interface Laboratory
  • 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]
  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]


Programming Languages and Frameworks

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


Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere pro, Audition


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


Japanese, English, Mandarin


  • E-mail: valeroso222[at]gmail.com