• Faculty Research Review

    Catch up with the latest research being conducted by HCDE faculty in the 2015 issue of ExplorationsRead online »

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    In our weekly Seminar Series, HCDE faculty discuss the latest topics in our field. Can't make it? Videos of each talk are available online, here »

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    Two undergraduates share their experience studying HCDE and learning how to design for people. Watch the video »

  • Why HCDE?

    Students in HCDE put people first as they research, design, and engineer solutions to improve how we use technology. Learn more»

  • 2015 Open House

    HCDE students showcased their Capstone projects and latest research at the HCDE Open House on June 1, 2015. Read more »

  • The Newest Research Center in HCDE

    Introducing the Center for Collaborative Systems for Security, Safety, and Regional Resilience (CoSSaR). Full story »

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Latest News »

UW Adds Three New Graduate Programs to its Repertoire »

The UW Daily talks with HCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon, co-chair of the interdisciplinary data science group offering the new Master's in Data Science, about the new degree program.

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.

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.

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.

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.