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Ivan Poupyrev is an award-winning scientist, inventor, and designer working at the cutting edge of interaction design and technologies blending digital and physical realities. Poupyrev is currently a technical program lead at Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division, where he directs efforts focused on interaction technologies and design for future digital lifestyle. Prior to Google, he was principal research scientist at the Walt Disney Imagineering research division, and at Sony Corporate Research laboratories in Tokyo before that. He also did stints at the University of Washington as a visiting scientist, while working on his dissertation at Hiroshima University, in Japan, and at Princeton University School of Architecture as a visiting lecturer.