University of Oregon
2019 West District Student Merit Award Finalist
Masaru Kiyota is an industrial design student born Beijing, China, and raised in Yokohama, Japan. He always had a strong desire to become a painter until he became aware of and obsessed with industrial design. After graduating from a high school in Japan, he moved to Oregon to pursue a degree in material and product studies at University of Oregon. On account of his hard work, he has achieved honorable scholarship and now works as a studio assistant on campus of University of Oregon.