Hiroya Tanaka
Hiroya Tanaka is a professor at the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies (SFC), Keio University. He is a design engineer, specializing in digital fabrication, 3D/4D printing, and environmental metamaterials. He was a visiting scholar at the MIT School of Architecture in 2010.
He has received numerous awards, including the Mitou Foundation Software Genius Programmer/Super Creator Award, and the Japan Good Design Award.
For the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, he served as the design supervisor for the world's first 3D printed podium using recycled materials.