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Friday, November 20, 2015
David Ribes Bringing Knowledge Infrastructure Experts to UW

HCDE Professor David Ribes is bringing researchers from across North America and Europe to the UW for a multi-day workshop on Knowledge Infrastructures. Read More »

Friday, November 20, 2015
HCDE Celebrates Michio Tsutsui's Career

Students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate the remarkable career of Professor Michio Tsutsui at his retirement party on November 19, 2015. Read More »

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Gary Hsieh Researching Mobile App to Convey Drug Risks in Pregnancy

HCDE Assistant Professor Gary Hsieh is joining a multidisciplinary team of experts to discover if a mobile app could be used to detect the effects of a mother’s medication on her baby’s development. Read More »

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Graduate Student Yanina Levitskaia takes first place in Data Visualization contest

Levitskaia continues to count the benefits from her summer internship with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, as her submission to the IEEE VIS 2015 conference takes first place. Read More »

Friday, November 13, 2015
HCDE PhD Student Elena Agapie Receives Best Paper Award

Agapie's research looks at how system design can support a new model for news production through leveraging the collaborative reporting capabilities of people who attend events. Read More »

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
2015 Explorations

Read the latest version of HCDE's biennial research publication, Explorations, featuring the latest research from HCDE's faculty. Read More »

Monday, November 2, 2015
Video: How Social Technologies & Human Behavior are Changing the Aftermath of Disasters

In case you missed it: Geekwire presents the full video of HCDE Professor Starbird's presentation at the Geekwire Summit in October, 2015.

Friday, October 30, 2015
Two New Projects for CoSSaR

HCDE's CoSSaR center receives funding for two new projects aimed at improving tools and infrastructures for security, safety, and resilience in the face of disruptions and disasters. Read More »

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Social Media Becoming a Tool for More than Being Social

The Daily of the University of Washington reports on HCDE Professor Starbird's talk from the Natural Hazards and Resilient Communities series.

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Natural Hazards & Resilient Communities: Q&A with Kate Starbird

In advance of HCDE Professor Starbird's lecture on social media use during disaster events, she sat down with the UW College of Environment to answer questions about the growing field of crisis informatics.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
HCDE Senior Selected to Live in Tune House

HCDE senior Keting Cen is one of the eight UW students selected as a resident of Tune House, an off-campus house for women pursuing degrees in computer science or information technology. Read More »

Friday, September 25, 2015
HCDE Chair David McDonald Promoted

HCDE celebrates Dr. David W. McDonald on his promotion to Professor from Associate Professor. Read More »

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Project Interoperability in Puget Sound

HCDE Professor Mark Haselkorn describes CoSSaR's latest efforts to improve Puget Sound's security, safety, and resilience, on the federal government's ISE blog. Read More »

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
UW is World's Most Innovative Public University

Reuters ranks the University of Washington as the most innovative public university in the world (and fourth overall) thanks to our large amount of research awards; federal funding; and high numbers of students pursuing STEM degrees.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Beth Kolko Featured in Fortune Magazine

Fortune Magazine recently profiled HCDE Professor Beth Kolko on her work designing human-centered medical products. Read More »

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 »


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