Rishi Vanukuru
ATLAS Institue

Rishi Vanukuru is a PhD student and a researcher in the ACME lab. Advised by Ellen Do, his research explores the design of immersive interfaces that support learning, creativity, and collaboration. Before joining ATLAS, Rishi completed an undergraduate degree in civil engineering, and a graduate degree in interaction design, both from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.


  • S. Sandra BaeRishi VanukuruRuhan YangPeter GyoryRan ZhouEllen Yi-Luen DoDanielle Albers Szafir. 2022. Cultivating Visualization Literacy for Children Through Curiosity and Play. In Proceedings of IEEE VIS 2022,  https://doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.2208.05015 (Oct.16-21, 2022—Oklahoma City, Oklahoma).
  • Hopkins TorinWeng Suibi Che ChuanVanukuru Rishi, Wenzel Emma A., Banic AmyGross Mark D.Do Ellen Yi-Luen (2022), AR Drum Circle: Real-Time Collaborative Drumming in AR, , Frontiers in Virtual Reality, Vol. 3, Article 847284  (11 pages), online Aug 19, 2022, URL=https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/frvir.2022.847284, DOI=10.3389/frvir.2022.847284

  • Torin HopkinsRishi VanukuruSuibi Che-Chuan WengAmy BanicEllen Yi-Luen Do. 2022. Augmented Personification of Intelligent Music Tools for Creativity and Collaboration, ACM CHI 2022 Workshop 47: Intelligent Music Interfaces: When Interactive Assistance and Augmentation Meet Musical Instruments. pdf  (New Orleans, LA—May 1, 2022).

  • Rishi Vanukuru, Amarnath Murugan, Jayesh Pillai, and Ellen Yi-Luen Do. 2022. Designing and Studying Social Interactions in Shared Virtual Spaces using Mobile Augmented Reality, ACM CHI 2022 Workshop 46: Social Presence in Virtual Event Spaces  pdf (New Orleans, LA—May 1, 2022).
  • T. HopkinsS. C. -C. WengR. VanukuruE. WenzelA. Banic and E. Y. -L. Do, "How Late is Too Late? Effects of Network Latency on Audio-Visual Perception During AR Remote Musical Collaboration," 2022 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces Abstracts and Workshops (VRW), 2022, pp. 686-687, DOI: 10.1109/VRW55335.2022.00194. (Christchurch, New Zealand—March12-16, 2022).