Ryo Suzuki
Post-Doctoral Research Associate • PhD, Computer Science '20
ATLAS Institute

Ryo Suzuki is a doctoral student in computer science at the University of Colorado BoulderHuman-Centered Computing lab, working with Tom Yeh and Mark D. Gross.

For more information about Ryo, visit his website. Alumni pages are not always updated after graduation.​

Member of the THING Lab. Member of the ACME Lab



  • Suzuki, Ryo & Karim, Adnan & Xia, Tian & Hedayati, Hooman & Marquardt, Nicolai. (2022). Augmented Reality and Robotics: A Survey and Taxonomy for AR-enhanced Human-Robot Interaction and Robotic Interfaces.  In Proceedings of CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’22). (New Orleans, LA—April 30-May 5, 2022).

  • Hooman Hedayati, Ryo Suzuki, Wyatt Rees, Daniel Leithinger, and Daniel Szafir. 2022. Designing Expandable-Structure Robots for Human-Robot Interaction. Frontiers in Robotics and AI. vol. 9. DOI=10.3389/frobt.2022.719639  (April 11, 2022).

  • Ryo Suzuki, Eyal Ofek, Mike Sinclair, Daniel Leithinger, and Mar Gonzalez-Franco. 2021. Demonstrating HapticBots: Distributed Encountered-type Haptics for VR with Multiple Shape-changing Mobile Robots. In The Adjunct Publication of the 34th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '21). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 131–133. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3474349.3480202 (Virtual–Oct.10-14, 2021).

  • Hooman Hedayati, Ryo Suzuki, Daniel Leithinger, Daniel J. Szafir. 2020. PufferBot: Actuated Expandable Structures for Aerial Robots. In Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2020). DOI: 10.1109/IROS45743.2020.9341088. (Las Vegas, Nevada–Oct. 25-29, 2020) pdf.

  • Ryo Suzuki, Rubaiat Habib Kazi, Li-Yi Wei, Stephen DiVerdi, Wilmot Li, and Daniel Leithinger. 2020. RealitySketch: Embedding Responsive Graphics and Visualizations in AR through Dynamic Sketching. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '20). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 16 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3379337.3415892 (Minneapolis, Minnesota–Oct. 20-23, 2020) [Honorable Mention Paper Award].

  • Ryo SuzukiHooman HedayatiClement Zheng, James Bohn, Daniel SzafirEllen Yi-Luen DoMark D Gross, and Daniel Leithinger. 2020. RoomShift: Room-scale Dynamic Haptics for VR with Furniture-moving Swarm Robots. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '20). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 396, 11 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376523  (Honolulu, Hawaii – April 25-30, 2020).

  • Ryo Suzuki, Ryosuke Nakayama, Dan Liu, Yasuaki Kakehi, Mark D. Gross, and Daniel Leithinger. 2020. LiftTiles: Constructive Building Blocks for Prototyping Room-scale Shape-changing Interfaces. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI '20). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Pages 143–151. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3374920.3374941 (Sydney, Australia–Feb. 9-12, 2020). 
  • Ryo Suzuki, Ryosuke Nakayama, Dan Liu, Yasuaki Kakehi, Mark D. Gross, and Daniel Leithinger. 2019. LiftTiles: Modular and Reconfigurable Room-scale Shape Displays through Retractable Inflatable Actuators. In Adjunct Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1-3.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3332167.3357105  (New Orleans, Louisiana – Oct. 20-23, 2019).

  • Ryo SuzukiClement Zheng, Yasuaki Kakehi, Tom YehEllen Yi-Luen DoMark D. GrossDaniel Leithinger. 2019. ShapeBots: Shape-changing Swarm Robots. In Proceedings of The 32nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST'19). https://doi.org/10.1145/3332165.3347911  (New Orleans, Louisiana—Oct. 20-23, 2019).

  • Ryosuke Nakayama, Ryo Suzuki, Satoshi Nakamaru, Ryuma Niiyama, Yoshihiro Kawahara, and Yasuaki Kakehi. 2019. MorphIO: Entirely Soft Sensing and Actuation Modules for Programming Shape Changes through Tangible Interaction. In Proceedings of the 2019 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 975-986. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3322276.3322337. [Best Paper Award].

  • Ryo Suzuki, Junichi Yamaoka, Daniel LeithingerTom YehMark D. Gross, Yoshihiro Kawahara, Yasuaki Kakehi. 2018. Dynablock: Dynamic 3D Printing for Instant and Reconstructable Shape Formation. In Proceedings of The 31st Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST'18). DOI: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3242659 (Berlin, Germany—Oct. 14-17, 2018).

  • Ryo Suzuki, Koji Yatani, Mark D. Gross, Tom Yeh. 2018. Explorable Design for 3D Printing Textures. In Proceedings of The 26th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (Pacific Graphics'18). DOI: https://diglib.eg.org/handle/10.2312/pg20181273 (Hong Kong–Oct. 8-11, 2018). 

  • Ryo Suzuki, Jun Kato, Mark D. Gross, Tom Yeh. 2018. Reactile: Programming Swarm User Interfaces through Direct Physical Manipulation. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173773 (Montreal, Canada–April 21-26, 2018).

  • Hyunjoo Oh, Tung D. Ta, Ryo SuzukiMark D. Gross, Yoshihiro Kawahara, and Lining Yao. 2018. PEP (3D Printed Electronic Papercrafts): An Integrated Approach for 3D Sculpting Paper-Based Electronic Devices. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 441, 12 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3174015 (Montreal, Canada–April 21-26, 2018).

  • Ryo Suzuki, Abigale Stangl, Mark D. Gross, and Tom Yeh. 2017. FluxMarker: Enhancing Tactile Graphics with Dynamic Tactile Markers. In Proceedings of the 19th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 190-199. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3132525.3132548 (Baltimore, Maryland–Oct. 20-Nov. 1, 2017).