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Arpita B


Assistant Teaching Professor
Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE)

  • 316 Sieg Building


Arpita joined as assistant teaching professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington in January 2023. Arpita loves learning and mentoring on research methods that help make sense of the human experience. She has been teaching courses on human computer interaction, qualitative research methods, and ethics of sociotechnical systems.

Arpita holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from Georgia Tech and a PhD from HCDE. Following her PhD, she pursued a postdoc at the University of California, Irvine, where she also taught undergraduate courses part time. Arpita is currently leading K-12 outreach efforts for HCDE.


PhD, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington
MS, Computer Science, Georgia Tech