Daniela Rosner, PhD
Assistant Professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering
University of Washington
Daniela Rosner is an Assistant Professor in Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington. Prior to joining HCDE, Rosner was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) at Stanford University. She received her PhD from the School of Information at UC Berkeley.
Rosner's research combines design, computing, and fieldwork to reveal the social conditions and cultural values that shape and are shaped by digital technology. She has worked in design research at Microsoft Research, Adobe Systems, Nokia Research and as an exhibit designer at several museums, including the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum.
Along with Professor Beth Kolko, Rosner co-directs HCDE's Tactile and Tactical Design Lab (TAT Lab).
Rosner holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Graphic Design and a MS in Computer Science from the University of Chicago. She is also a regular columnist for Interactions Magazine, a bimonthly publication of ACM SIGCHI. In 2010, she was named an Anita Borg Memorial Scholar. In 2015, she received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to support her research about the creative process in production-focused design and engineering.