Takeo Igarashi is a Professor of Computer Science Department at The University of Tokyo.
He received a Ph.D. from the Department of Information Engineering at The University of Tokyo in 2000.
He joined the Department of Computer Science in 2002 and was promoted to a professor in 2011.
His research interest is in user interfaces and interactive computer graphics in general.
He is known for the development of a sketch-based modeling system (Teddy) and a multi-touch shape deformation method.
He received the SIGGRAPH Significant New Researcher Award, CHI Academy Award, and the Asia Graphics 2020 Outstanding Technical Contributions Award.