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Roshan Peiris, PhD Student

PhD student , Keio-NUS CUTE Center, Interactive & Digital Media Institute, National University of Singapore
Singapore, Republic of Singapore

Research field: Engineering - Miscellaneous
Interactive materials, Flexible displays, Flexible interaction, Human Computer Interaction, Ubiquitous systems, Ambient systems, Robotics, Embedded systems,

Publications

Awards and Grants

  •  Aug 2011 
    NUS - Innovation and Entrepreneurship Practicum Grant View website
  •  Oct 2010 
    AmbiKraf - Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Awards View website
  •  Aug 2009 
    NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering scholarship View website
  •  Jun 2009 
    Petimo - Como for Children (C4C) Competitio
  •  Apr 2009 
    Babbage Cabbage - Laval Virtual Revolution 2009 Competition
  •  Dec 2008 
    Babbage Cabbage - Nokia Ubimedia Mindtrek Awards
  •  Dec 2007 
    Huggy Pajama - Creativity of Warming
  •  May 2007 
    Winner of the Best All Rounder Award for excelling both in Sports and Academics in the University
  •  Sep 2006 
    Nominated and short listed to the top 4 candidates for the Vidya Jyothi Professor Dayantha Wijeyesek
  •  Nov 2004 
    Winner of ‘Daham Anuradha Memorial Prize’ which is awarded for the 2nd Year Coloursman with the High

Biographical Information

Roshan Lalintha Peiris is a PhD student at the Keio-NUS CUTE Center at the National University of Singapore. His main research focuses on Interactive Materials for flexible ambient and ubiquitous interfaces. Currently he is researching on developing various types of smart and novel materials that can be ubiquitously embedded into our daily lives. His other research interests include robotics, embedded systems and human computer interaction.

He works in a multidisciplinary environment with experience in engineering, art, and design. Currently he has many research publications and achievements under his name and has showcased his work to diverse audiences at venues such as the SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies and Ars Electronica. He is a recipient of the prestigious NUS Graduate School (NGS) scholarship and recently received the NUS Practicum grant for his entrepreneurial interests.

Roshan is also a keen sportsman. He was a member of the Sri Lankan National Tennis Pool and has represented his country in many international tournaments. He captained the tennis team that visited Izmir, Turkey for the World University Games in 2005 and recently won the gold medal at the Singapore University Games 2011 Individual Doubles Tournament. Additonally he enjoys swimming, kayaking and windsurfing.

CV

Professional Experience


2011 - Present
Assistant Editor at ACM Computers in Entertainment
Singapore, Republic of Singapore
2009 - Present
PhD student at Keio-NUS CUTE Center, Interactive & Digital Media Institute, National University of Singapore
Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Feb 2010 - Nov 2011
Junior Editor at ACM Computers in Entertainment
Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Apr 2009 - Aug 2009
Research Engineer at Keio-NUS CUTE Center, Interactive & Digital Media Institute, National University of Singapore
Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Aug 2007 - Dec 2007
Part time Lecturer at Lasalle College of Arts
Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Classes taught:
Technical Supplementary Electronics IA Level 2
Dec 2006 - Apr 2009
Research Engineer at Mixed Reality Lab, National University of Singapore
Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Sep 2006 - Dec 2006
Temporary Lecturer at Univeristy of Moratuwa
Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Classes taught:
Electrical Instrumentation and Measurements
Feb 2005 - Aug 2005
Electrical Engineer (Internship) at Lanka Transformers Ltd - Energy
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Jan 2005 - Aug 2005
Asistant Coach at Sudantha Soysa Tennis Academy
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Education


2009 - Present
National University of Singapore in Singapore, Republic of Singapore
PhD
Jun 2002 - Aug 2006
University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in Katubedda, Sri Lanka
Bachelor of Science
Consulting Services

Jury member of Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Awards (2011)

Program Committee Member
Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE 2011)

Submission Reviewer
International Joint Conference on Ambient Intellegence (AmI 2011)
Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2011)
Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2011)
Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE 2010)

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Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Main City

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