Arissa J. Sato

Greetings, I am a second-year PhD student at the Interactive Intelligent Systems Laboratory (IIS-Lab) under the guidance of Koji Yatani at the University of Tokyo, Japan. I completed my M.Eng at the University of Tokyo in my current lab, and my B.S. in Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin.

My research interests include EduTech, real-time feedback and visualization interfaces, chat communication systems, and UI/UX. My current research topic focuses on visualizations for online learning sessions.


  • I participated in the Graduate School Entrance Examination Guidance for the University of Tokyo as a panelist! (May 23, 2021)
  • DearBoard, my recent collaboration with Carla, Wendy, and Koji was presented at CHI 2021. (May 2021)
  • OrchExplorer, a collaboration with Naho and Koji, was presented at IPSJ. (March 2021)
  • I presented my work on my real-time plagiarism detection system at IPSJ! (January 2020)


Mediating Intimacy with DearBoard: a Co-Customizable Keyboard for Everyday Messaging
Carla F. Griggio, Arissa J. Sato, Wendy E. Mackay, Koji Yatani (CHI 2021)

Japanese Publications

OrchExplorer:アマチュアオーケストラ向けコンサートプログラム構成支援システム 富木 菜穂,佐藤 安理紗 ジエンジエラ,矢谷 浩司 (IPSJ 2021)

英語非母語話者のアカデミック・ライティングにおけるリアルタイム剽窃疑い提示の効果 佐藤 安理紗 ジエンジエラ,柴田 健吾,矢谷 浩司 (IPSJ 2020)

Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Hongo 7-3-1 The University of Tokyo Faculty of Engineering Blgd. 2, 10F, Room 101C2