HCDE Capstone & Research Showcase

Friday, June 6, 2014

The Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) Capstone and Research Showcase took place on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

Undergraduate and graduate Capstone project teams and representatives from Directed Research Groups presented their best work for over 400 invited community members and corporate partners. Attendees were encouraged to cast votes for their favorite projects in the People’s Choice: Best in Show Awards, and a guest panel of judges voted on projects that best captured the overall spirit of human-centered design. The judging panel consisting of Michael Berg, Program Manager, Microsoft User Experience Central; Kelly Franznick, Chief Experience Officer, Blink Interactive; Justin Hamacher, Director of User Experience, Aditi Technologies; Nikki Lee, Program Manager, Microsoft; Daniela Rosner, HCDE Assistant Professor; Kate Starbird, HCDE Assistant Professor; and Linda Wagner, HCDE Senior Lecturer and MHCI+D Director.

The event hosted five Directed Research Groups, 36 bachelor’s students in 10 Capstone teams, and 59 master’s students in 24 Capstone teams. The projects and teams are listed below.

People's Choice: Best in Show Winner

Bixcreen

BIXCREEN
Putting the “move” back in the movies
Soomin Chang, Anatole Chen, Sean Lemme, Antonio Rodriguez, Yongji Zhou

People's Choice: Best in Show Runner Up

Disco App

DISCO APP
Make the world dance a little bit
Chia-Chen Kuo, Phannipha Arunyaangkul, Yi-Chun Lin

Judge's Choice: Bachelor's Capstone Winner

Carpooling: A team sport

CARPOOLING: A TEAM SPORT
Ridesharing in Luum website
Katlyn Edwards, Francesca Gabales, Dian Hartono, Chris Rovillos

Judge's Choice: Bachelor's Capstone Runner Up

Camerateers

CAMERATEERS
Taking time-lapse to the web
Brian Yin, James Hwang, Johnson Huynh, Mihir Shah, Rahul Mehan

Judge's Choice: Master's Capstone Winner

HTC Phonetic

PHONETIC 
HTC mobile learning
Aaron Lynch, Luke Easterwood, Nikki Pete

Judge's Choice: Master's Capstone Runner Up (3)

BUBBLE APP
Share photos and chat with friends around you
Brian Espinosa, Jason Kim, Julius Magsino, Nadine Tabing, Yu Xin

Feedings & Poops

FEEDINGS & POOPS
Tracking the inputs and outputs of small humans
Trevor Johnson, Tristan Plank, Rohit Sharma

Commuting with Benefits

COMMUTING WITH BENEFITS
Mobile experience for Luum
Emily Barrows, Portia Plante, Melissa Richtarik, Jake Sparling, Kalen Wong

Bachelor's Capstone Projects

Memortainment

MEMORTAINMENT
Entertainment for the memory impaired
Ariana Zukowski, Jes Diesing, Martin Reyes

Design Considerations for Emergency Response Technologies

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE TECHNOLOGIES
How responders utilize social media during emergencies
John Robinson, Jim Maddock, Jonathan Lee-Russo, Megan Torkildson

UW CourseVis

UW COURSEVIS
Visualizing the CEC data for comparison
Erick Lo, Ashkaan Khatakhotan, Janelle Van-Hofwegen, Alex Potter

Fetch

FETCH
Fluid mobile pet tracker and activity monitor
Erin Sy, Feihuan Qu, Tony Wu, Cheryl Wang

Coffee Time

COFFEE TIME
Your coffee always wakes up before you
Mark Ribera

Thrive

THRIVE
Encouraging Christians to grow their relationship with God
Grace Jang

The EMR More Barrier than Benefit

THE EMR: MORE BARRIER THAN BENEFIT
Researching and designing a new technology to help physicians and medical scribes with EMR
Morgan Duffy, Heather Eberhart, Serena Miller

Design to WIn

DESIGN TO WIN
Designing a GUI for an Active Suspension System
Sheena Kapur

Master's Capstone Projects

Understanding the Customer Experience : Costco

COSTCO–UNDERSTANDING THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Mapping experience in the treasure hunt
Allison Forrester, Robyn Foshee, Marc Perez, Ron Piell, Boris Unigovskiy

Crowdspace Join Voices with Your Neighbors

CROWDSPACE
Fostering civic engagement through interactive public displays
Eman Ismaiel

Activedge

ACTIVEDGE
Expanding touch interaction beyond the screen on mobile phones
Ajay Alfred, Alicia Lee, Janet Liao

HTC Night Owl

NIGHT OWL
HTC wearables
Aubury Jellenek, Bradley Jacobson, Jite Agbro, Whitney Roan

Circuit Boards

CIRCUITBOARDS.COM
STEM redesigned for girls!
Omeed Chandra, Emily Greenberg, Allan Luik, Y. Linlin Huang

Time Lapse Camera

TIME LAPSE CAMERA
A custom microcontroller time-lapse camera system
Yuetian Feng

PROs in Practice

PROS IN PRACTICE DASHBOARD
A patient reported outcomes (PROs) dashboard for spine surgery clinicians to use for quality improvement
Henrik Christensen

A Whole New MOOC

A WHOLE NEW MOOC
Researching and redesigning the adaptive MOOC model
Julie Campbell, Andrea Chin

STEM Play

STEM PLAY
Engaging Girls in STEM Learning with Games
Rose Beede, Emma Bulajewski, Mike Bulajewski, Lana Pledger

Let's Play from Far Away

LET’S PLAY FROM FAR AWAY
Investigating mixed reality playdates for kids with Autism
Annuska Perkins, Ankitha Bharadwaj

Expedia Responsive Checkout

RESPONSIVE DESIGN FOR E-COMMERCE CHECK OUT
Responsive design for Expedia flights checkout
Daniel Martinez V, Zulka Ramirez

Mail+

MAIL+
Visualize your reminiscences
Jessie Liyin Xue, Yeaseul Kim, Zening Qu

Stop..Look..Interact..

STOP, LOOK, INTERACT
Designing interactions to make people more social in public spaces
Smitha Bharadwaj, Darwin Witt

Retirement Investing and UX

RETIREMENT INVESTING AND UX
Improve the personal retirement investing experience
Greg Hansen

Talks.UW

TALKS.UW
Bringing talks to people who want to attend them
Koen De Couck

KneeHab

KNEEHAB
Rehab through play
Victoria Briscoe, Michelle Meyer

Expedia Trip Package Checkout

EXPEDIA: A STREAMLINED CHECKOUT
Experience Expedia responsive flight + hotel checkout
Junnan Feng, Annie Ye Zhou, Xinhe Lian

Cognuxant Interactions

COGNUXANT INTERACTIONS
Considering the user experience in public spaces
Susan Oldham

Directed Research Groups

 

TATLAB/FIZZLAB 1
Faculty Leads: Andrew Davidson & Daniela Rosner
Story Sash
Joanna Bailet, Tarhata Guiamelon, Letty Limbach, Lisa Schaefbauer
Fizzapron
Muchen Feng, Shiya Liang, Daniel Martinez V., Kaz Saegusa, Kerem Özcan

 

TATLAB/FIZZLAB 2
Faculty Leads: Andrew Davidson & Daniela Rosner
Trace
Jeremy Friedland, Nina Shahriaree, Rijuta Trivedi, Nina Wei
Caddy Glove
Joe DeMaria, Taylor Owens, Chong Wang

 

EFFECTS OF EMOTIONAL PROXIMITY ON SOCIAL MEDIA DURING CRISES
Faculty Lead: Kate Starbird
Stephanie Stanek, Heather Pedersen, Linlin Huang, Mania Orand

 

INTERNET-BASED RESEARCH WEBLAB UX
Faculty Lead: Jan Spyridakis
Daniel Aldridge, Launa Blaine, Elisabeth Cuddihy, Antonio Diaz Jr., Reem Abdelfatah Hassan, Johnson Huynh, Yuanwei Liu, Alan Qiu, Mark Stamnes, Korn Toongtong, Bob Watson, Yuming Xu

 

ORGANIZING HCI: DESIGNING A TASK GROUP TO SHAPE PERCEPTIONS OF HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION
Faculty Lead: Mark Zachry
Xiangyi Zheng, Benjamin Nilsen, Juan Cai, Jessica Nicole Landquist, Melissa Elizabeth Aten, Margaret Q Lyons, Phillip Gregory Robinson, Amy Di Wang, Sharla Diane Akers, Tanner Mclean Page, Trevor Johnson, Sijia Bao, Dan Shillcutt, Michael Gilbert

CALL FOR PROJECTS
Interested in sponsoring an HCDE Capstone Project? HCDE Capstone Projects are large-scale research, design, and engineering projects that encompass two quarters of student work, and HCDE Corporate Affiliates Program members at the Strategic Partner level are encouraged to propose project ideas. If you are interested in this collaboration opportunity, please contact us at hcdecap@uw.edu.