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Alumni Directory

The department of Human Centered Design & Engineering is building our alumni directory so you can stay in touch with current students and your fellow alums.

HCDE graduates, please take a minute and submit your information to be added to the directory. If you would like to update an existing entry, email us at hcdeweb@uw.edu with your request.

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2019

Kairavi Chahal

Kairavi Chahal
MS, 2019

UX Designer
Website

Natalie Chow
BS, 2019
Email

Website

Lynda Nguyen

Lynda Nguyen
BS, 2019
Email

UX Designer
Qualtrics
LinkedIn

Hannah Nursalim

Hannah Nursalim
MS, 2019
Email

UX Research Intern
OfferUp
LinkedIn

Arsh Saroya
BS, 2019

UX Designer (Contract)
Nintendo
Website

Megan Truong

Megan Truong
BS, 2019
Email

UX Designer
Adobe
LinkedIn

Eric Zelna

Eric Zelna
MS, 2019
Email

Data Analytics Manager
Boeing

2018

Josh Baker
MS, 2018
Email

UX Designer
WSECU
Website

Vrishti Bhowmik
BS, 2018
Email

Product Designer
Palo Alto Networks
Website

Andrew Boydston

Andrew Boydston
MS, 2018
 

UX Designer
Amazon Game Studios
LinkedIn

Alik Brundrett

Alik Brundrett
MS, 2018

Product Designer
Facebook
Website

Ashish Chaudhary

Ashish Chaudhary
MS, 2018
Email

Staff Interaction Designer
GE Healthcare
Website

Jason Chen

Jason Chen
BS, 2018

Design Research Coordinator
IDEO
Website

Molly Donohue

Molly Donohue
BS, 2018
Email

Web App Developer
Adobe
Website

Sanjana Galgalikar

Sanjana Galgalikar
BS, 2018
Email

Interaction Designer
Pulse Labs
LinkedIn

Lea Lonnberg-Hickling

Lea Lonnberg-Hickling
MS, 2018

UX Designer
Accolade
Website

Angela Rosette-Tavares
MS, 2018
Email

UX Designer
University of Washington
LinkedIn

Julie Stuart

Julie Stuart
MS, 2018

Design Researcher
Microsoft
Website

Jihoon Suh

Jihoon Suh
MS, 2018

Product Designer
Facebook
Website

Tongfang

Tongfang Sun
MS, 2018; BS, 2015

Product Designer
Google
Website

Tessa

Tessa Taoxi Li
MS, 2018
Email

Product Designer
PwC
Website

Karena Vongampai
BS, 2018
Email

Product Designer
Intuit
Website

Kimberly Wong

Kimberly Wong
BS, 2018
Email

Interaction Designer
Splunk
Website

 

Yiyun Xu
BS, 2018
Email

UX/UI Designer
VPGame
Website

2017

 

Shin Young (Lucia) Choi

Shin Young (Lucia) Choi
BS, 2017

Interaction Designer
GE Healthcare
Website

Paula Chuchro
MS, 2017

Senior Product Manager
Hulu
LinkedIn

Lydia Davison

Lydia Davison
BS, 2017

Northwestern University
Graduate Student
Website

S. Dominic Dopico

S. Dominic Dopico
BS, 2017
Email

UX Researcher
AppFolio
LinkedIn

Leyla Ibrahim

Leyla Ibrahim
BS, 2017
Email

Consulting Analyst
Accenture
LinkedIn

Staci Jamie

Staci Jamie
MS, 2017

UX Designer
Accenture
Website

Ken Milne

Ken Milne
MS, 2017
Email

Senior Design Researcher
Microsoft
 

Ricki Mudd
MS, 2017
Email

User Experience Specialist
Intel
LinkedIn

Matt Reynolds
MS, 2017
Email

Senior Product Designer
Uber
LinkedIn

Samuel Shen
MS, 2017

UX Designer II
Microsoft
LinkedIn

Khalil Somani
BS, 2017
Email

Digital Strategy Consultant
West Monroe Partners
LinkedIn

Meena Sujanani

Meena Sujanani
MS, 2017
Email

UX Researcher
Google
LinkedIn

Tuyen Truong

Tuyen Truong
BS, 2017
Email

UX Designer
Expedia
Website

Karin Vaughan
BS, 2017
Email

Designer
HiHello, Inc.
Website

Dorothy Wong

Dorothy Wong
MS, 2017
Email

UX/Interaction Designer
Microsoft
Website

Danning Zhang

Danning Zhang
MS, 2017
Email

UX Designer
Tableau Software
Website

Tingting Zhang

Tingting Zhang
MS, 2017

UX Researcher
Salesforce
LinkedIn

Yuan Zhuang
MS, 2017
Email

User Experience Researcher
Expedia Inc.
Website

Julie Zhuying Li
MS, 2017

Product Designer II
Microsoft
LinkedIn

2016

Ankur Agrawal
MS, 2016

UX Designer
Intel Corporation
LinkedIn

Gary Anderson

Gary Anderson
MS, 2016
Email

Sr. UX Program Manager
Microsoft
Website

Meredith Anderson
MS, 2016; Certificate, 2015

LinkedIn

Kendall Avery

Kendall Avery
BS, 2016
Email

UX Researcher
Concur
LinkedIn

Allan Bathurst

Allan Bathurst
MS, 2016

Manager, Design Technology
Amazon
LinkedIn

Denise Borges

Denise Borges
MS, 2016
Email

Sr. Product Designer
Highstpot

Candice Juan Cai
BS, 2016
Email
 

UX Designer
Website

Liz Lingshuang Chen
MS, 2016
Email

UX Designer
Chef Software

Melissa Chukri (Jones)
BS, 2016
Email

Experience Designer (UX)
Vertafore
LinkedIn

Caroline Colon
MS, 2016
Email

Sr. User Researcher
Bungie, Inc.
LinkedIn

Chip Connor
BS, 2016
Email

 

Ashley Donaldson
BS, 2016

Technical Product Manager
Microsoft
LinkedIn

Yoanna Dosouto

Yoanna Dosouto
BS, 2016

User Experience Researcher
Google
LinkedIn

ZhiWei Guan

ZhiWei Guan
PhD, 2016
Email

User Experience Researcher
Google

Siddhartha Gudipati

Siddhartha Gudipati
MS, 2016

Interaction Designer
1989
Website

Wenvi Hidayat
MS, 2016

UX Designer
Microsoft
Website

Megan Hodge
BS, 2016
Email

Software Engineer
Nordstrom
LinkedIn

Jennifer Jenks

Jennifer Jenks
BS, 2016
Email

Duke University, Master of Engineering Management
Graduate Student
LinkedIn

Sara Jennings

Sara Jennings
BS, 2016
Email

Product Designer
Workday

Derek Lee
BS, 2016

Business Technology Analyst
Deloitte Digital
LinkedIn

Terri Lovins
MS, 2016
Email

Research Scientist
UW Center for Engineering Learning & Teaching
LinkedIn

Samuel Marks
BS, 2016
Email

Website

Alexander Martin
BS, 2016
Email

Product Designer
Abodo Apartments

Hunter Mask
BS, 2016
Email

Software Engineer
Tumblr
Website

Melanie Penney
MS, 2016
Email

User Researcher
Anthro-Tech
 

Aravind Ravi
MS, 2016
Email

Senior UX Designer
Fresh Consulting
Website

Timothy Riggs
Certificate, 2016
User Centered Design

Software Engineer
Marchex Inc.
Website

Alysse Schwertscharf

Alysse Schwertscharf
MS, 2016
Email

Product Designer
Workday, Inc.
LinkedIn

Amy Wang
BS, 2016
Email

Interaction Designer
Google
LinkedIn

Samantha West
BS, 2016
Email

LinkedIn

Lucie Wu

Lucie Wu
MS, 2016
Email

UX Designer and Researcher
IBM

Chen Ye

Chen Ye
MS, 2016

Designer
Apple
Website

Ruiyi Zhou
MS, 2016
Email

UX Designer
SAP
Website

 2015

Victoria Briscoe-Keck
MS, 2015
Email

737 MAX Systems Certification Lead and Project Manager
Boeing
LinkedIn

Michelle Brown
Certificate, 2015
User Centered Design
Email

Program Manager
Microsoft
LinkedIn

Kelly Campbell
MS, 2015
Email

Sr. Designer
SanMar

Diane Conrad
MS, 2015
Email

Web and Software Development, UX Design
Cascading Pixel
LinkedIn

Allie Deford

Allie Deford
MS, 2015
Email

UX Researcher
User Research International
LinkedIn

Margaret DeGraw (Lyons)
MS, 2015
Email

UX Researcher
User Research International

Terrence Duenas
BS, 2015

UX and Interface Designer
HP (via Insight Global)
LinkedIn

Morgan Duffy
BS, 2015
Email 

Interaction Designer
FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc.
Website

Luis Flores
BS, 2015
Email

UX Designer I
F5 Networks
LinkedIn

Shengjun Huang
MS, 2015
Email

Senior Product Designer
Dato
LinkedIn

Erin McLean

Erin McLean
BS, 2015
Email

Master's Student / Interaction Designer
Harvard University / MIT
Website

Gabrielle Mehlman

Gabrielle Mehlman
MS, 2015
Email

User Experience Designer
Deloitte Digital
LinkedIn
 

Jinyuan Qiu
BS, 2015
Email

UI/UX Designer
Sony
Website

Geraldine Ragsac
BS, 2016
Email

Teach For America
Corps Member
LinkedIn

 

Ariel Rios
Certificate, 2015
User Centered Design
Email

User Experience Designer
National Center for TeleHealth and Technology
Website

Kellie Rogers
MS, 2015

UX Designer
Amazon

Daniel Sandoval
BS, 2015
Email

User Experience and Business Systems Designer
Discuss.io
Website

Kelley Shanahan
BS, 2015
Email

UX Designer
Accenture Interactive

Jeffrey Smith
MS, 2015
Email

Senior User Experience Designer
Microsoft
LinkedIn

Mark Stamnes
BS, 2015
Email

Website

Gail Thynes
BS, 2015
Email

UX Designer
Microsoft
Website

Jennifer Wong
BS, 2015
Email

UX Designer
Tableau Software
Website

Jiayang Zhou

Jiayang Zhou
BS, 2015
Email

Product Designer
Elavon
LinkedIn

2014

Peter Abrahamsen
MS, 2014
Email

Consultant
Teaching Channel
LinkedIn

Emily Barrows
MS, 2014
Email

UX Engineer
Nordstrom
LinkedIn

Henrik Christensen
MS, 2014
Email 

UX Designer
Zillow
LinkedIn

Katlyn Edwards

Katlyn Edwards
BS, 2014
Email

Software Engineer
Google
Website

 

Kelly Elston
MS, 2014

Sr. UX Researcher
Providence Health & Services
LinkedIn

Allison Forrester
MS, 2014
Email

Digital Experience Manager
Lenati

Francesca Gabales
BS, 2014
Email

Consultant
West Monroe Partners
LinkedIn

James Hwang
BS, 2014
Email

UX Designer
Microsoft
LinkedIn

Eman Ismaiel
MS, 2014
Email

UX Designer
Amazon

Pamela Jacobson
Certificate, 2014
User Centered Design
Email

Product Design Consultant II
E.G. Life Sciences (Eliassen)
Website

 
 

Rahul Mehan
BS, 2014

Software Developer
The Boeing Company
LinkedIn

 
 

Alicia Nogrady (Lee)
MS, 2014

Product Manager
RealSelf
LinkedIn

Alex Potter
BS, 2014
Email

Visualization Engineer
Radius

 
 

Ranjini Radhakrishnan
MS, 2014
Email

User Researcher

Chris Rovillos
BS, 2014
 

UX Designer
EnergySavvy
Website

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma
MS, 2014

User Experience Designer
Deloitte Digital
Website

 

Darwin Witt
MS, 2014

UX Designer
Fluke Corporation
LinkedIn

Annie Zhou

Annie Zhou
BS, 2014
Email

Interaction Designer
Google
LinkedIn

2013

Colin Birge

Colin Birge
PhD, 2013; MS, 2002

Senior Program Manager
Microsoft
LinkedIn

Shannon Brown

Shannon Brown Carter
MS, 2013
Email

Product Design Manager
TrueAccord
LinkedIn

Valentina Ferrari
MS, 2013

UX Designer
Adobe
LinkedIn

Justin Hamacher
MS, 2013
Email

Faculty, Division of Design and mHCI+D
University of Washington
Website

Karen Holum
MS, 2013
 

 

Professor
Lake Washington Institute of Technology

 

Brad Jacobson
MS, 2013
Email

Experience Strategist
R/GA

Kyle Karpack
BS, 2013
Email

Software Engineer
NET-INSPECT
Website

Vimal Patel
BS, 2013

User Experience Researcher
Google

Theano Petersen
MS, 2013
Email

Sr. Content Engineer
Microsoft (past)
LinkedIn

Thomas Stanton
MS, 2013
Email

Sr. UX Researcher
Providence Health & Services
LinkedIn

2012

Kailee Baldini (Wheeler)
BS, 2012

UX Designer
National Center of Telehealth & Technology
Website

Joshua Bean
MS, 2012

Technical Writer
Amazon Web Services
LinkedIn

Alex Fromm
BS, 2012
Email

Senior Design Manager
Microsoft
Website

Eldridge Harding
MS, 2012
Email

Technical Writer/Editor
U.S. Federal Government
LinkedIn

Sabrina Kang
Certificate, 2012
User Centered Design 
Email

User Experience Researcher
Charles Schwab
LinkedIn

Chris Lam
MS, 2012
Email

Designer
Clover Health
LinkedIn

Mark Moledor
Certificate, 2012
User Centered Design
Email

Sr. UX Strategist
Resource/Ammirati
Website

Chris Patterson

Chris Patterson
BS, 2012

Technical Program Manager
Cequint

Behzod Sirjani
MS, 2012
Email

Senior Researcher
Slack
Website

Alex Thayer
PhD, 2012; MS, 2004; BS, 2000
 

Director and Chief Experience Architect
HP Inc (Immersive Experiences Lab)
Website

2011

Pausali Chakraborty (Sen)
MS, 2011

User Experience Designer
Amazon Web Services
LinkedIn

Sara DeGruttola
MS, 2011

Senior UX Designer
athenahealth
LinkedIn

James Humphrey
MS, 2011; BS, 2009

Design Researcher
Microsoft
LinkedIn

Kathleen Gygi
PhD, 2011
Email

Consultant
2G Research & Communication

Emma Rose
PhD, 2011; MS, 2002
Email

Assistant Professor
University of Washington Tacoma
LinkedIn

Tony Santos
MS, 2011
Email

 

2010

Holly Ambler
MS, 2010

Principal UX Researcher
EMC Isilon

Melinda McRae
MS, 2010
Email

Learning Management and Web Specialist
University of Washington
Website

Amanda Perry Parkhurst
Certificate, 2010
User Centered Design
Email

Sr UX Designer
Smashing Ideas
LinkedIn

Molly Rollitt
MS, 2010
Email

UX Designer
Concur Technologies
LinkedIn

Jeff Soo

Jeff Soo
BS, 2010

Product Designer
Facebook
Website

Mark Stewart
MS, 2010
Email

User Experience Engineer
University of Washington
LinkedIn

2009

Amanda Ahn
BS, 2009

Technical Writer
The Writing Mage
LinkedIn

 

Brandi Arnold
MS, 2009
Email

Senior User Researcher
Bungie
LinkedIn

Michael Berg
MS, 2009
Email

Senior User Experience Researcher
Amazon
LinkedIn

Ryan Collier
MS, 2009

Head of Product Design
Socrata
LinkedIn

David Dye
MS, 2009; BS, 2002
Email

Business Consultant
Anthem Inc
LinkedIn

Stacy La
MS, 2009
Email

Director of Design
Clover Health
LinkedIn

Breanne Miller

Breanne Miller
MS, 2009

Product Design Manager, Facebook Gaming
Facebook
LinkedIn

Yana Potashnik (Myaskovetskaya)
MS, 2009
Email

Senior User Experience Researcher
Amazon
LinkedIn

2008

Marita Graube
BS, 2001; MS, 2008

Principal
Pixel Theory Inc.
Website

Mark Licata
BS, 2008

Senior Program Manager, Universal Store
Microsoft
LinkedIn
Website

Lorie Whitaker
MS, 2008
Email

Sr. User Experience Researcher
Capital One Auto Finance

2006

Mark Hoffman
Certificate, 2006
User Centered Design
Email

Principal, Senior UX Designer
Mark Hoffman Associates, Inc.
LinkedIn

Brett Johnson

Brett Johnson
BS, 2006

Technical Writing Manager
Google
LinkedIn

Feiya Wang
BS, 2006
Email

Technical Communications Specialist
Expeditors
Website

2005

Usame Dahir
BS, 2005
Email

IT Program Manager
Crowley

Mary Beth Hasselquist
Certificate, 2005, 2002
User Centered Design
Technical Writing & Editing

Email

Information Designer, Researcher, Instructor
Aktiva Design, University of Washington, University of Chicago
Website

Anna Taylor (Parsons)
BS, 2005
Email

Program Specialist
MultiCare Connected Care

Anthony Torrence
MS, 2005

Sr. UX Researcher
Concur Technologies, Inc.
LinkedIn

Ariel van Spronsen
MS, 2005
Email

Self-employed
Content strategist
LinkedIn

2003

Maria Gila Delgado
BS, 2003
Email

Regulatory Writer-Editor
Federal Aviation Administration

Mike LeBoeuf
BS, 2003

Sr. Systems Analyst
Boston Scientific Corp.
 

Ben MacKay
MS, 2003
Email

Senior Software Architect
Asignio, LLC
LinkedIn

Jamie Miller
BS, 2003

Senior UX Researcher
UserZoom
LinkedIn

Andrew Winner
BS, 2003

Manager, Instructional Design
Sirius XM Radio
LinkedIn

2002

Lynn Gottlieb
MS, 2002; BS, 1997
Email

LinkedIn

2000

 

Amii LaPointe
BS, 2000

User Experience Director
Northwestern Mutual
LinkedIn

Bruce Weber
BS, 2000

Logic 20/20

1999

Emily Bauer
MS, 1999
Email

Director of Licensing
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)
LinkedIn

Matthew Jaquish
BS, 1999
Email

Senior User Interface Engineer
Netflix

Jay Pederson
MS, 1999

Security Specialist
IBM

Karen Sharkey
MS, 1999
Email

Technical Writer
Freelance

Andrew Winner
BS, 1999
Email

Manager, Instructional Design
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
LinkedIn
 

1998

Matt Fildes
BS, 1998
Email

Product Manager
Self
LinkedIn

1997

Anita Salen
MS, 1997
Email

Research Faculty
Naval Postgraduate School
Website

Michael Stivers
MS, 1997

User Experience Designer, Principal Technical Writer
QAD
LinkedIn

Sarah Rogers (Windham)
Certificate, 1997
Technical Writing & Editing
Email

Content Planner
Microsoft

1996

Jill DeMarco
MS, 1996
Email

Program Manager (retired)
Boeing

Dan Jones
BS, 1996
Email

Applications Programmer
Cornell Law School
Website

Reingard Rieger
Certificate, 1996
Technical Writing & Editing
Email

Project Manager
LinkedIn

1995

Kelcie Anderson (Guiberson)
MS, 1995
Email

Program Manager
Biotronik
LinkedIn

Gary Faircloth
BS, 1995
Email

Software Developer
IBM
LinkedIn

Kristy Walker

Kristy Walker (Martin)
BS, 1995

Senior Documentation Manager
AWS Elemental
LinkedIn

1993

Chuck Martin
BS, 1993

 

Technical Writer
ItsOn, Inc.

 

1992

Mark Hancheroff
BS, 1992
Email

Sr. Program Manager
Microsoft
LinkedIn

Joy Lashley (Tollman)
MS 1992; BS, 1991

Senior Technical Writer
SAS
LinkedIn

     

Karen Diss (Cogburn)
BS, 1991
Email

Content PM
Microsoft
LinkedIn

1990

   

Phil Spencer
BS, 1990

Head of Xbox
Microsoft
LinkedIn

1989

Deb Alair
BS, 1989
Email

Sr. Technical Writer
Elastic
LinkedIn

1984

James Prekeges
BS, 1984
Email

Philanthropist

Ginger Corley
BS, 1980
Email

Self employed (sales), Amazon logistics, and freelance writer