Hugo Alves Akitaya
hugo (dot) alves (underscore) akitaya (at) tufts (dot) edu

I am currently a Ph.D. candidate at Tufts University advised by Diane Souvaine. Previously, I completed my M.Eng. at Tsukuba University and B.Eng. at the University of Brasília. Here is my CV.

I am currently funded by the Science Without Borders scholarship program and by the NSF Grant #1422311.

Last Updated Dec 16th 2016.


My main research interests are computational geometry and algorithms. I am specially interested in problems involving folding.

My co-authors are: Greg Aloupis, Nadia Benbernou, Kenny Cheung, Erik Demaine, Martin Demaine, Jeff Erickson, Yukio Fukui, Adam Hesterberg, Takashi Horiyama, Tom Hull, Ferran Hurtado, Rajasekhar Inkulu, Yoshihiro Kanamori, Carla Koike, Jason Ku, Maarten Löffler, Jayson Lynch, Jun Mitani, Anika Rounds, Diane Souvaine, Tomohiro Tachi, Csaba Tóth, Ryuhei Uehara.


Honors and Awards


I also like to fold origami.