Sachith Muthukumarana

Sachith Muthukumarana is an undergraduate student from University of Moratuwa (Sri Lanka) and he is currently working at SUTD as a research intern. His field of study is electronics engineering. From the very young days he had been curious about robotics and machine intelligence. It lead him to find more on this field of study.

His interests are in image processing, computer architecture, embedded sytem development and FPGA. He is also interested in product development.

He is a sports lover and loves spending time with family and friends. Playing cricket and table tennis, traveling, hiking, swimming and listening to classical music are a few of his leisure time activities.


  • Muthukumarana, S., Elvitigala, D.S., Cortes, J.P.F., Matthies, D.J. and Nanayakkara, S., 2019, November. PhantomTouch: Creating an Extended Reality by the Illusion of Touch using a Shape-Memory Alloy Matrix. In SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 XR (pp. 29-30). ACM. [DOI], [PDF]
  • Matthies, D.J.C., Elvitigala, D.S., Muthukumarana, S., Huber J., & Nanayakkara, S. (2019). CapMat: A Smart Foot Mat for User Authentication. In Augmented Human International Conference 2019 (AH2019), March 11–12, 2019, Reims, France. ACM. [DOI], [PDF]
  • Muthukumarana S., Matthies, D.J.C., Weerasinghe, C. Elvitigala, D.S., & Nanayakkara, S. (2019). CricketCoach: Towards Creating a Better Awareness of Gripping Forces for Cricketers. In Augmented Human International Conference 2019 (AH2019), March 11–12, 2019, Reims, France. ACM. [DOI], [PDF]
  • Gallego Cascon P., Matthies, D.J.C., Muthukumarana, S., Nanayakkara, S. (2019). ChewIt. An Intraoral Interface for Discreet Interactions. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI 2019), May 4–9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland, UK. ACM. [DOI], [PDF]
  • Roger Boldu, Haimo Zhang, Juan Pablo, Sachith Muthukumarana and Suranga Nanayakkara. InSight: A Systematic Approach to Create Dynamic Human-Controller-Interactions. In Proceedings of the 8th Augmented Human International Conference (AH'17). ACM, Silicon Valley, LA, USA, Article No. 26. Best Short Paper Award! [PDF]