Vipula Dissanayake

Vipula Dissanayake completed his bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Moratuwa in 2016. During the university time, he was interested in the area of machine learning and virtual reality. During his final year of the bachelor's degree, he had worked on an interactive virtual reality framework for content generation and rendering with a team of four people.

After the graduation, he has worked in a software company for one year design and implementing intelligent software solutions for a travel domain.With the interest in exploring technologies, he had decided to join with the Augmented Human Lab.

Apart from his interest towards technology, he enjoys traveling and photography.


  • Chua, Y., Sridhar, P. K., Zhang, H., Dissanayake, V., Nanayakkara, S., "Evaluating IVR in Primary School Classrooms"., in International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality 2019 (ISMAR2019) [PDF]
  • Thisum Buddhika, Haimo Zhang, Samantha W. T. Chan, Vipula Dissanayake, Suranga Nanayakkara, and Roger Zimmermann. 2019. fSense: Unlocking the Dimension of Force for Gestural Interactions Using Smartwatch PPG Sensor. In Proceedings of the 10th Augmented Human International Conference 2019 (AH2019), 11:1–11:5. [DOI], [PDF]
  • Elvitigala, D.S., Matthies, D.J.C., Dissanayaka, V., Weerasinghe, C., & Nanayakkara, S. (2019) 2bit-TactileHand: Evaluating Tactons for On-Body Vibrotactile Displays on the Hand and Wrist. In Augmented Human International Conference 2019 (AH2019), March 11–12, 2019, Reims, France, ACM. [DOI], [PDF]