• Beth Kolko on Medical Technology Innovation

    HCDE's Beth Kolko was recently featured in USA Today about "How Third-World Ideas Can Change First-World Lives." Full Story »

  • Sean Munson Researches Fitness App Data

    King 5 News recently featured HCDE Professor Sean Munson's research on data from fitness-tracking apps. Full Story »

  • 2014 Capstone & Research Showcase

    The 2014 Capstone & Research Showcase featured the best work from Capstone Project teams and Directed Research Groups. Full Story »

  • Kate Starbird Interviewed on KUOW

    Kate Starbird's Directed Research Group analyzed thousands of tweets sent after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Listen Here»

  • 2014 Shobe Prize Winners

    "The winning teams, Disco and Fidgt, are irresistible." - Matt Shobe Full Story»

  • HCDE Professors Address Maritime Security

    Mark Haselkorn & Mark Zachry have been awarded federal funding to research and analyze Puget Sound Maritime Security. Full Story »

  • Why Human Centered Design & Engineering

    In the HCDE Department, students are designing the future by building innovative technologies and systems. Learn More »

  • HCDE Faculty Research Review

    Explorations is an annual publication that highlights research being conducted by faculty in the HCDE department. Full Story »

Study Human Computer Interaction (HCI), User Experience (UX) Research and Design, Interface Design, Interaction Design and Prototyping, and Sociotechnical Systems in the internationally recognized department of Human Centered Design & Engineering.

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Designing Up 2014 coverResearch, Students, and Programs »

Learn about HCDE research, faculty, students, events programs, alumni, and more! HCDE's publication, Designing Up, is published annually.

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Mark Haselkorn represents UW for Federal Demonstration Partnership »

Partnership seeks to improve research funding relationship between government and universities.

Liz Sanocki Joins HCDE Faculty »

Dr. Elizabeth Sanocki joins HCDE as a Senior Lecturer and Director of the HCDE MS and User-Centered Design Certificate.

Blink UX visits HCDE »

Kelly Franznick recently visited HCDE to speak about how Blink UX uses physical computing in their UX research and design practice.

Sean Munson on King 5 News »

HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson's research on fitness app data was recently profiled by King 5 News.