HCDE 521 Winter 2011

Please join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) in Winter Quarter for a 10-week seminar on current topics in the HCDE field. Each 30-minute talk will be followed by a Q&A session. Members of the UW community and the public are welcome.

Fridays, 12:30–1:20 PM
Loew Hall, Room 206
UW Seattle campus

1 Credit (Credit/Non-credit)

Registration for UW students is available by entry code; contact the HCDE advisor by emailing

January 7
Hot Teams: How to Sizzle & Not Burn
by Kent Sullivan and Tonya Peck

January 14
Proto-typing and Testing Tools for SmartPhone Application Design
by Joe Welinske

January 21
Google I/O: Creating Positive User Experiences
by Matt Shobe and John Zeratsky

January 28
Engineering User Love: Crafting Desirable Software Experiences
by Kent Lowry

February 4
HealthWeaver: Helping Patients Manage Health Information in their Daily Lives
by Wanda Pratt

February 11
How Organizational Cultures Influence Research Method
by Erin Schulz

February 18
Recent Value-Sensitive Findings in the Area of Human-Robot Interaction
Nathan Freier

February 25
Beyond Screen-Based Interactions: Exploring/Rediscovering the Physical Components of Interaction Design.
by Magnus Feil

March 4
Quantifying the Initial User Experience
by Denise Carlevato

March 11
A Case Study of Applying Design Thinking at Microsoft Corporation
by Arnie Lund