• 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 »

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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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Latest News »

Promoting Reflection in Engineering Education »

HCDE Professors are leading a two-year study to promote the practice of reflection as part of engineering education.

Kate Starbird Receives NSF Award »

HCDE's Kate Starbird is the Principal Investigator on an NSF award to research the spread of rumors online during crisis events.

HCDE + Comics »

Charlotte Lee's new research group explores sequential storytelling through the use of comics.

Cynthia Atman to Give Keynote Presentation »

HCDE Professor Cynthia Atman is a keynote presenter at the 2014 SEFI Conference in Birmingham, UK.