Hasitha Rajapakse

Hasitha joined the Augmented Human Lab as a Research Assistant in 2016. She graduated as a bachelor of Information Technology from the University of Moratuwa in 2015. While she was studying she started her IT career in Software Engineering and worked as a software engineer for two years. Her passion for learning and exploring new things lured her to join Augmented Human Lab.

Apart from working with computers and having fun with new technology everyday Hasitha enjoys dancing, listening to music and helping others.


  • Yilei Shi, Haimo Zhang, Hasitha Rajapakse, Nuwan Tharaka Perera, Tomás Vega Gálvez, Suranga Nanayakkara. “GestAKey: Touch Interaction on Individual Keycaps." In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, p. 596. ACM, 2018 [URL], [PDF]
  • Sumbul Khan, Hasitha Rajapakse, Haimo Zhang, Suranga Nanayakkara, Bige Tuncer, and Lucienne Blessing. GesCAD: an intuitive interface for conceptual architectural design. In Proceedings of the 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (OZCHI '17), pp:402-406. ACM, 2017. [URL], [DOI]