Faculty in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington in Seattle collaborate throughout the university and beyond on their research.
Human-computer interaction in scientific collaborations; computer-supported cooperative work; eScience, visualization; visual analytics, eye tracking.
Engineering education; engineering design learning; students as emerging engineering professionals; the use of education research to improve student learning.
Interaction design; human-computer interaction; physical computing; STEM and design education; secondary education outreach.
Information design with a special focus on innovative documents for 21st century literacy; software user assistance; problems in slideware design.
Strategic management of information and communication systems; risk and resilience; safety and security systems; visual analytics.
Human-computer interaction; social computing; social media; tailoring motivators: persuasive technology.
Technology enhanced language learning; online language learning; second language acquisition; sociolinguistics; international communication.
Human-computer interaction; human-centered computing; supporting record-keeping and reflection; computing for healthy living and learning.
Technology design for low-resource environments; innovation; hacker and maker cultures; gaming; design for digital inclusion; Hackademia.
|Charlotte P. Lee
Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW); human-computer interaction (HCI); science and technology studies (STS): design processes.
Social computing; selective exposure and political diversity online; systems to support health and wellness; persuasive technology.
Critical design; craft/DIY/hacking; human-computer interaction (HCI); science and technology studies (STS).
The effect of information design in online spaces on the user experience; remote user assessment methods; international communication.
Human-computer interaction; computer supported cooperative work; crisis informatics; human computation; crowdsourcing.
Technology-enhanced language learning; second language acquisition; Japanese linguistics; international technical communication.
User-centered design; design processes and strategies; human-computer interaction; engineering education; educating reflective practitioners, and technology adaption.
Director, MHCI+D Program
Design and product strategy, ethnographic research, innovation, user-centered design.
Human-computer interaction; communicative practices of organizations; social computing; rhetoric of technology.
Listed below are HCDE's emeriti faculty. Some are still deeply involved in the department and continue to contribute to all that we do. All had incredible dedication to teaching, research, and service at the University of Washington.
Technology and public policy; technology assessment; assessments of genetic/computer/information technologies; citizen participation in technology policy decision making; technology and civil liberties.
Rhetoric in technical discourse: evaluating and designing personas online; roles and functions of readers and writers in the communication process; critical theories of knowledge and scientific texts.
User research and usability research methods (e.g., experience sampling, eye-tracking); the mobile user experience.
Visual media; investigation of the effects of graphic variables on attention, comprehension, recall, and performance.