# Short Bio

I am currently working as a postdoc researcher in the Department of Architecture, the University of Tokyo since March, 2015.
I was working for Igarashi Design Interface Project (JST/ERATO) as a postdoc researcher for two years after I obtained PhD.
I received a PhD from the University of Tokyo on March, 2012, in structural engineering of Architecture.
I obtained a B.S from the Department of Architecture, the University of Tokyo on March, 2007.

Except two years working for the Igarashi Design Interface Project (a research project of computer graphics and human user interaction), my background is purely architectural design and structural engineering.
I have a particular interest on people/knowledge exchanges between computer graphics (including computational geometry) and architectural design.

### Contact

masaakim[at]acm.org

# Projects

### Mothra

A computational scheme for self-supporting surfaces accepted by SIGGRAPH 2015

### Sprout

To make curves and surfaces 3d-printable

### geodesicFractal

A simple algorithm to generate geodesics and its application to architectural design

### Ricecooker (Suspended)

A set of custom components of Grasshopper that supports computational mechanics.

### Tensors, static Mechanics, and differential geometry (Japanese only but slowly translated to English.)

Remind that there are two types of multiplications between vectors; row vector $\times$ column vector = scalar, and column vector $\times$ row vector = matrix.
The former is called inner product. The latter is called…, there is no name.
The good start point of learning tensors is to find out the name of this product.

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### Awards

• 8th Hangai Prize / IASS, Oct. 2010

### Publications in Japanese, Reviewed

##### 日本建築学会構造系論文集 (Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering)
• 三木優彰, 川口健一, 三項法と双対推定, 日本建築学会構造系論文集, Vol. 77, No. 674, 2012, pp. 611-618.
• 川口健一, 柯宛伶, 三木優彰, 付帯条件付き極小曲面と一般化最急降下法に関する研究, 日本建築学会構造系論文集, Vol. 73, No. 632, 2008, pp. 1773-1777.

### Publications, Japanese, without Review

##### Awards
• コロキウム構造形態の解析と創生2011優秀講演、2011年10月
• 日本建築学会大会シェル・空間構造部門優秀発表賞、2010年12月
• コロキウム構造形態の解析と創生2010形態創生コンテスト佳作、 2010年10月
• 東京大学大学院工学系研究科長賞、 2009年3月
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