Project Assistant Professor Koya Narumi and other researchers received WISS2022 Best Presentation Award by Program Committee Members
On 16th December 2022, the research team of Project Assistant Professor Koya Narumi, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, and Professor Tomohiro Tachi, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences/Department of Architecture received WISS2022 Best Presentation Award by Program Committee Members for their research conducted with Nature Architects, Inc.
WISS2022 Best Presentation Award by Program Committee Members
WISS, one of the workshops on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), was held in Zao, Miyagi during Dec. 14 - 16, 2022. Best Presentation Award by Program Committee Members was given to the presentation with the largest number of votes from program committee members of WISS. The awarded talk was on the paper “Crane: An Integrated Computational Design Platform for Functional, Foldable, and Fabricable Origami Products.”
About awarded research
Kai Suto, Yuta Noma, Kotaro Tanimichi, Koya Narumi, & Tomohiro Tachi
“Crane: An Integrated Computational Design Platform for Functional, Foldable, and Fabricable Origami Products” WISS2022, No. 87, pp. 23-30, Dec 2022 (in Japanese).
Your impression & future plan
We, the co-authors of Crane, are all very proud of this award. This project originated from the Mitou Project by Suto and Tanimichi, which was then extended as a research outcome. This work was on the design software of origami products with functions of simulating the origami, finding a new shape under design constraints, and generating the thickened structure for fabriaction of objects. The proposed software is publicly available and open-source, and thus we believe it will be leveraged in industry as well as in research fields. For the future, we will continue to publish succeeding projects on computational design and fabrication of origami-related products.