Hugo Alves Akitaya
hugo (underscore) akitaya (at) uml (dot) edu

I am currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell in the Computer Science Department. Previously, I was a postdoctoral scholar at Carleton University advised by Prosenjit Bose, and before at Tufts University advised by Diane Souvaine. I completed my Ph.D. in Computer Science at Tufts University, M.Eng. at Tsukuba University and B.Eng. at the University of Brasília. Here is my CV not up to date =(
Last Updated Oct 1st 2021.

Teaching


COMP 5030 (Algorithms), Fall 2021.
COMP 5800 (Computational Geometry), Spring 2021.
Tufts University Comp 160 (Algorithms), Fall 2018.

Research


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

My co-authors are: Zachary Abel, Greg Aloupis, Cordelia Avery, Nadia Benbernou, Joseph Bergeron, Kenny Cheung, Erik Demaine, Martin Demaine, Jeff Erickson, Yukio Fukui, Radoslav Fulek, Adam Hesterberg, Takashi Horiyama, Tom Hull, Ferran Hurtado, Rajasekhar Inkulu, Matthew D. Jones, Yoshihiro Kanamori, Carla Koike, Justin Kopinsky, Jason Ku, Quanquan C. Liu, Maarten Löffler, Jayson Lynch, Jun Mitani, Joseph S. B. Mitchel, Torrie L. Nichols, Irene Parada, Anika Rounds, Gregory A. Sandoval, Diane Souvaine, David Stalfa, Tomohiro Tachi, Csaba Tóth, Ryuhei Uehara, Charles R. Winston, Jingjin Yu.

Publications

Honors and Awards

Non-Research


I also like to fold origami.