• Current Issues in HCDE

    Join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering for a 10-week seminar on current topics in the HCDE field. Learn more »

  • 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 »

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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 »

PhD Students Publish Article on Human Centered Game Design »

HCDE PhD students Daniel Perry and John Robinson, and Associate Professor Cecilia Aragon, are co-authors on a recently published article in the journal of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience.

Julia Chamberlain's Artwork in "Mad Campus" Exhibition »

HCDE dual-degree student Julia Chamberlain is one of twelve artists currently exhibiting artwork on the UW campus as part of the "Mad Campus" exhibition.

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.