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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Announcing HCDE 498: Introduction to HCDE

HCDE launches a new course for Autumn 2015 to introduce all UW students to the basic principles of HCDE. This engaging, fast paced course combines a weekly one-hour lecture with a separate two-hour studio section. Read More »

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Kiley Sobel Volunteers at 2015 CHI Conference

HCDE PhD student Kiley Sobel attended the CHI conference in Seoul, South Korea, participating as a student volunteer for the third time. She shares her experience here. Read More »

Monday, May 18, 2015
New Research: Texting while Parenting

A study led by HCDE PhD student Alexis Hiniker looks at how adults use mobile phones while caring for children at playgrounds. Read More »

Friday, May 15, 2015
The Whole U Faculty Friday: Michio Tsutsui

The University of Washington's Whole U recently profiled HCDE Professor and Director of UW's Technical Japanese Program, Michio Tsutsui, for their Faculty Friday segment.

Monday, May 11, 2015
Examining Walking Behavior with Trace App

A new app designed by HCDE Professor Daniela Rosner and her students turns art into a sharable walking route. Read More »

Monday, May 11, 2015
HCDE Graduate Student Reflects on 2015 CHI Conference

Yibo Dai, a Master's student in HCDE, attended the 2015 CHI conference in Seoul, Korea, and shares her experience here. Read More »

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
2015 Boeing Mentor Night

Every Spring HCDE organizes Mentor Night, sponsored by Boeing, to bring current students together with alumni to discuss careers in HCDE and begin the formation of longer-term mentoring relationships. Read More »

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
UW Mapping App Turns Art into a Sharable Walking Route

HCDE Assistant Professor Daniela Rosner and her TAT Lab students are researching how technology can play a role in our walks. Introducing Trace, a new app that lets you give someone a walk.

Friday, May 1, 2015
PhD Students Share Their Experience at CSCW

Read trip summaries from HCDE PhD students reflecting on their experience at the ACM's 18th annual Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). Read More »

Friday, May 1, 2015
HCDE Welcomes Chris Hussein

Please join HCDE in welcoming Chris Hussein as the department's CoSSaR Program Coordinator. Read More »

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Engineering Students Win First Place at Hack the Commute Event

With an interdisciplinary team of UW Engineering students, HCDE students develop a map app that helps people with limited mobility plan their commutes. Read More »

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
HCDE Welcomes Morgan Tubby

Please join HCDE in welcoming Morgan Tubby as the department's new Faculty Assistant & Office Manager. Read More »

Monday, April 27, 2015
HCDE Takes to Flight

Researchers from HCDE’s Maritime Operational Information Sharing Analysis (MOISA) project visited the King County Sheriff’s Air Support Unit, and found themselves literally up in the air in a law enforcement helicopter. Read More »

Friday, April 24, 2015
Engineering Discovery Days

Find HCDE students and faculty representing the department for the 100th anniversary of Engineering Discovery Days at the University of Washington, April 24-25, on the UW Seattle campus. Read More »

Friday, April 24, 2015
Sean Munson Receives College of Engineering Award for Teaching

Assistant Professor Sean Munson is recognized by the Dean for his excellence in teaching. Read More »

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Recap: 2015 WiUX Conference

The HCDE student-run Women in User Experience (WiUX) conference brought representatives from across the Seattle UX industry for a day-long event of career discussions and workshops. Read More »

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Sean Munson Researches Fitness Commitment Behavior

New research by HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson suggests that people are less likely to set exercise commitments when they know those goals will be shared online. Read More »

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Reflective Learning Prepares Students for the Real World

HCDE Professor Cindy Atman gives keynote presentation about reflective learning at the UW Teaching and Learning Symposium.

Friday, April 10, 2015
Cindy Atman to Give Keynote at Teaching and Learning Symposium

HCDE Professor Cindy Atman will give the keynote presentation about using reflection to support learning at the UW's annual Teaching and Learning Symposium on Tuesday, April 14. Read More »

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Stereotypes and Misrepresentation in Image Search Results

A study conducted by HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson and his collaborators finds unequal gender representation in image search results for various careers. Read More »

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Comics Attempt to Explain HCDE in a Playful and Accessible Way

The Daily UW covers the recent book release from Professor Charlotte Lee's Directed Research Group on comics design.

Friday, April 3, 2015
MS Student Lindsey Arnold Attends Virtual Reality Conference

HCDE Master's student Lindsey Arnold shares her experience at the IEEE 3D User Interface and Virtual Reality conference in Arles, France. Read More »

Thursday, April 2, 2015
HCDE PhD Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

HCDE PhD students Cynthia Bennett and John Robinson are recipients of NSF 2015 Graduate Research Fellowships, the most prestigious graduate fellowships in science and engineering. Read More »

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Three HCDE Student Teams Win Capstone Design Awards

Three teams of HCDE undergrads are recipients of Capstone Design Awards from the College of Engineering for their Capstone Projects—the most HCDE teams ever to be awarded within the same cohort. Read More »

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
2015 Master's Capstone Showcase

HCDE Master's students presented their Capstone projects to the public on March 17, 2015. Find final posters and videos from the 2015 projects here. Read More »

Monday, March 23, 2015
HCDE Students Partner with Avvo

Students in HCDE 517 recently teamed up with Corporate Affiliates Program members, Avvo, for a usability studies project. Read More »

Monday, March 23, 2015
HCDE Students Hack the Commute

UW engineering students team up at Seattle's #HacktheCommute event and develop a winning idea to help people with limited mobility navigate the city. Read More »

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Recap: CoSSaR Kickoff Event

Community and regional leaders gathered on March 16 to celebrate the public launch of the Center for Collaborative Systems for Security, Safety, and Regional Resilience (CoSSaR). Read More »

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
WiUX Conference Registration Open

Registration for the student-run Women in UX Conference is now open to the greater UX community. Read More »

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Beth Kolko's Shift Labs Emerges from Y Combinator

Shift Labs, the medical technology startup founded by HCDE Professor Beth Kolko, is one of the startups emerging from Y Combinator’s Winter 2015 cohort. Read More »

 

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