Starting in 2004, the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) began awarding the Myron L. White Award, or the "Mikey," to a leader in the field and a dedicated friend to the department.
HCDE faculty nominate and vote on recipients annually in spring quarter; the award is presented at the graduation ceremony.
Mikey Award Recipients
2018 Constance W. Rice, University of Washington Regent
2017 David K. Farkas, Emeritus Professor, HCDE
2016 Rebecca Destello, Atlas Informatics; Affiliate Faculty, HCDE
2015 Carolyn Wei, Facebook
2014 Suzanne Boyd, Anthro-Tech
2013 Skip Walter, Factor, Inc
2012 Matt Shobe, Spare 5
2011 Michael Berg, Microsoft
2010 Judith Ramey, Professor, HCDE
2009 Kent Sullivan, Microsoft
2008 Mary Coney, Emeritus Professor
2007 Joe Welinske, WinWriters UA
2006 Lori Fisher of IBM Corp.
2005 Three Mikey awards were given in 2005 to
- Ginny Redish of Redish & Associates
- Stephanie Rosenbaum of Tec-Ed
- Donna Sakson formerly of Sakson & Taylor
2004 Myron L. White himself, co-founder of the Department of Technical Communication