Ken Nakagaki Ph.D. Candidate

Ken Nakagaki

Ken Nakagaki (中垣 拳) is an interaction designer from Japan. Currently, he is a PhD Candidate of Tangible Media Group, MIT Media Lab. He is interested in developing interfaces which combines digital information or computational aids into daily physical tools and materials seamlessly, and also interested in designing human perception with such interfaces.

Prior to joining the Media Lab, he received Master’s degree in Media and Governance (Interaction Design) from Keio University SFC in Japan. His works have been demonstrated in various exhibitions, and also won awards in competitions such as the International collegiate Virtual Reality Contest (IVRC) and the Japan Media Arts Festival.