Current Directed Research Groups
Faculty in the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering run directed research groups, which offer students a wide range of opportunities to do hands-on work, from conducting usability tests for local companies all the way to collecting data on communication issues internationally.
Students interested in participating in directed research must get permission directly from the faculty member leading the group. Students enroll in course HCDE 496/596. For details on how to register, please visit the Variable Credit Registration Policy.
Summer 2016 Research Groups
- Participatory design with children and researchers (Kientz/Pina/Yip)
- "That's not what I meant!" A Directed Research Group on Voice User Interactions (McDonald)
Fall 2016 Research Groups
- Visualization of Large Text Data Sets (Aragon)
- Measuring Teen Stress with a Social Robot (Davidson)
- Contemplative Practices & UX Design: Exploring Possibilities for Form—full (Derthick)
- Qualitative Analysis of Cascadia Rising Field Data—details coming soon (Haselkorn)
- Dealing with People Coming and Going: Turnover in Coordinated Action (Lee)
- Data Science Studies—details coming soon (Ribes)