Fri, 06/30/2017Students present capstone work at NASA JPL
In June 2017, a team of HCDE students were flown to the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, to present their innovative concept for a virtual reality analysis tool designed to support the Mars 2020 rover mission.
Wed, 06/28/2017Leah Findlater joins HCDE faculty
HCDE is pleased to announce that Dr. Leah Findlater is joining the department as an assistant professor, bringing her expertise in the area of accessibility for mobile and wearable technologies to our interdisciplinary faculty.
Thu, 06/01/2017 | College of EngineeringAiming for the STARS
The College of Engineering profiles HCDE senior Tuyen Truong, one of three students from STARS’ first cohort who is graduating this year. Launched in 2013, the STARS academic redshirt program is designed to increase the number of students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds who graduate with UW engineering degrees by providing them with extra academic support, community, mentoring and funding.
Fri, 05/26/2017HCDE team receives distinguished article award
HCDE Professor Mark Haselkorn, PhD candidate Robin E. Mays, and PhD alumna Professor Rebecca Walton are awarded the Frank R. Smith award for outstanding journal article at the 2017 Society for Technical Communication’s annual awards event.
Tue, 05/02/2017 | UW TodayStudy Finds Period Tracking Apps Failing Users in Basic Ways
Fri, 04/28/2017HCDE Alternative Spring Break
Tue, 04/25/2017College of Engineering Awards
The department of Human Centered Design & Engineering celebrates two department recipients of the annual faculty, staff, and student awards from the College of Engineering. Assistant Professor Sean Munson will receive the 2017 junior faculty award, and PhD student Kerem Özcan will receive the student award for excellence in teaching.
Wed, 04/19/2017 | UW EngineeringNew Engineering Admissions Process
Thu, 04/06/2017HCDE Professor Starbird is uncovering a war on information
Thu, 03/30/2017Pokemon GO for Parents and Kids
Wed, 03/29/2017Seattle Times Interviews Kate Starbird on Alternative Media
Wed, 02/22/2017Remembering Lee Paul Sieg
Coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the United States presidential executive order 9066, the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering celebrates our building's namesake, University of Washington President Lee Paul Sieg, a leader who demonstrated compassion for the University’s Japanese American students during World War II.
Mon, 09/18/2023Sean Munson receives CAREER Award from National Science Foundation
HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation. The five-year grant will fund Munson’s research on helping people find value in personal informatics data.