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Monday, August 24, 2015
Sean Munson Receives Google Research Award

HCDE Professor Sean Munson has received a Google Faculty Research Award for his proposal "Human-centered representations of uncertainty in everyday, mobile predictive systems." Read More »

Friday, August 14, 2015
Student Travel Report: Bob Watson Attends HCI International Convention

HCDE PhD graduate Bob Watson shares his experience at the Human-Computer Interaction International 2015 convention in Los Angeles. Read More »

Friday, July 24, 2015
Beth Kolko featured in Geekwire

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko is taking her medical device startup to Rwanda to conduct usability studies on their low-cost IV drip device. Read the full story on Geekwire.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Many mobile health apps neglect needs of blind users

HCDE PhD student Cynthia Bennett and researchers from Computer Science & Engineering study the accessibility of mobile health apps for blind and low-vision users. The team found that most apps do not meet accessible criteria, but with slight alterations they could.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
A Visit from Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Zukunft

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Commandant visited HCDE Professors Haselkorn and Starbird to learn about the new CoSSaR center. Read More »

Friday, July 10, 2015
HCDE Baby Steps Team Receives CoMotion Innovation Award

HCDE Professor Julie Kientz and her students receive $50K from the CoMotion Innovation Fund for their Baby Steps project. Read More »

Friday, July 10, 2015
Cecilia Aragon & Daniel Perry Study Human Element of Energy Use

Aragon and Perry's study on the use of programmable thermostats was recently featured in the Washington Post. Read More »

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Coast Guard Commandant Visits HCDE

Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, the U.S. Coast Guard’s commandant and top leader, visits HCDE on July 9, 2015, to see the latest work from CoSSaR researchers.

Thursday, July 2, 2015
David Ribes Joins the HCDE Faculty

Dr. David Ribes brings an interdisciplinary background in Sociology, Science and Technology Studies, and Information Studies to the HCDE faculty. Read More »

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
MS Student Lindsey Arnold Presents at UXPA Conference

HCDE Master's student Lindsey Arnold recently attended the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) conference in San Diego. She shares her experience with us here. Read More »

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
HCDE Undergraduate Capstone Projects

See posters and videos from all 2015 undergraduate Capstone projects and learn how you can sponsor the next round of projects. Read More »

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Brock Craft Joins HCDE Faculty

Dr. Brock Craft brings academic and industry experience in Data Visualization and Physical Computing to the department's faculty. Read More »

Friday, June 12, 2015
HCDE celebrates graduating PhD students

Professors Aragon and Turns shared remarks about graduating PhD students Dr. Robert Watson, Dr. Michael Brooks, and Dr. Daniel Perry at the 2015 Commencement. Read More »

Friday, June 12, 2015
2015 HCDE Commencement

HCDE held its Commencement Ceremony on Tuesday, June 9. See a full list of graduates and their personal statements here. Congratulations to the class of 2015! Read More »

Thursday, June 11, 2015
2015 Commencement Address by Kelly Franznick

Kelly Franznick, founder and CXO of Blink UX and friend of HCDE, delivered the 2015 HCDE Commencement Address. Read the full text of his speech here. Read More »

Thursday, June 11, 2015
2015 HCDE Awards of Excellence

HCDE recognizes select 2015 graduates with Awards of Excellence for demonstrating Innovation, Leadership and Engagement, and Academic Excellence. Read More »

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
PhD Student Daniel Perry Receives HCDE Research Award

HCDE awards PhD student Daniel Perry with the Student Innovator Award for demonstrating innovation in research. Read More »

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
PhD Student Taylor Scott Receives HCDE Teaching Award

HCDE PhD student Taylor Scott is awarded the 2015 HCDE Student Innovator Award for excellence in teaching. Read More »

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Reflections on CHI 2015 Crossings Conference

HCDE undergraduate student Mark Stamnes attended his first conference in Seoul, Korea, and shares his reflections on the experience. Read More »

Friday, June 5, 2015
2015 HCDE Open House

HCDE welcomed more than 400 students, alumni, Corporate Affiliates Program members, and friends for its 2015 Open House on June 1, 2015. Read More »

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Hot Jobs: User Experience Designer

HCDE faculty members Elizabeth Sanocki and Linda Wagner recently sat down with UW's Professional & Continuing Education department to talk about the skills necessary to succeed in the growing field of UX Design.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
2015 Designing Up

Read the latest version of HCDE's annual newsletter, Designing Up, which features news from our faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Read More »

Friday, May 29, 2015
Announcing Student Association Officers

The department thanks outgoing officers from HCDE's Undergraduate and Graduate Student Associations and announces next year's officers. Read More »

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 »


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