Alexandru Dancu

Alexandru Dancu is interested in new ways of using digital information and augmenting human capabilities.He is driven by the excitement of discovery and creating new user interfaces and technologies.

Currently he is a postdoc at the Augmented Human Lab, SUTD and obtained his PhD from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, working on body-centric interfaces.
He gained his MSc. in Embedded Computing System with the thesis project at University of Southampton, UK.
His BSc. degree was in Computer-Science with the thesis project at School of Computing, National University of Singapore.


  • Boldu, R., Dancu, A., Matthies, D. J.C., Buddhika, T., Siriwardhana, S., & Nanayakkara, S. (2018). FingerReader2. 0: Designing and Evaluating a Wearable Finger-Worn Camera to Assist People with Visual Impairments while Shopping. In Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, 2(3), 94. ACM. [DOI]
  • Boldu, R., Dancu, A., Matthies, D.J.C., Cascon, P.G., Ransir, S., and Nanayakkara, S. (2018). Thumb-In-Motion: Evaluating Thumb-to-Ring Microgestures for Athletic Activity. In Symposium on Spatial User Interaction (SUI ’18), Berlin, Germany. ACM. [DOI]
  • X. Xuhai, A. Dancu, P. Maes, and S. Nanayakkara, “Hand Range Display: Information Always at Hand With A Body-centric Mid-air Display,” in International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (Mobile HCI '18), 2018. [DOI]