September 25, 2014 

Beth Kolko Judge at Hackathon to Improve the Breast Pump

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko was a recent judge at MIT Media Lab's "Make the Breast Pump Not Suck!" Hackathon.


September 24, 2014 

HCDE student forms HackTheCD Central District Startup Weekend

Incoming HCDE Master's student David Harris forms a hackathon to teach tech and entrepreneurial skills to minority groups in Seattle’s Central District.


September 23, 2014 

HCDE welcomes Alex Llapitan

HCDE welcomes Alex Llapitan as the new Academic Counselor. Alex will be the departmental contact for Undergraduate Advising.


September 19, 2014 

PhD students publish article on human centered game design

HCDE PhD students Daniel Perry and John Robinson, and Associate Professor Cecilia Aragon, are co-authors on a recently published article in the journal of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience.


September 16, 2014 

Julia Chamberlain's artwork in "Mad Campus" exhibition

HCDE dual-degree student Julia Chamberlain is one of twelve artists currently exhibiting artwork on the UW campus as part of the "Mad Campus" exhibition.


September 9, 2014 

Promoting reflection in Engineering education

HCDE Professors are leading a two-year study to promote the practice of reflection as part of engineering education.


September 5, 2014 

Kate Starbird receives NSF award

HCDE's Kate Starbird is the Principal Investigator on an NSF award to research the spread of rumors online during crisis events.


September 4, 2014 

HCDE + Comics

Charlotte Lee's new research group explores sequential storytelling through the use of comics.


September 2, 2014 

Cynthia Atman to give keynote presentation

HCDE Professor Cynthia Atman is a keynote presenter at the 2014 SEFI Conference in Birmingham, UK.


August 28, 2014 

Daniela Rosner on IKEA hacking

Daniela Rosner was recently interviewed by the radio show 99% Invisible for her research on IKEA Hacking.


August 20, 2014 

A capstone project with HTC

HCDE students tackle the question "How can we improve the human experience of learning an unfamiliar smartphone?"


August 14, 2014 

SonoSite sponsors EMR user research project

HCDE Corporate Affiliate SonoSite proposed a Capstone Project for HCDE students: The EMR More Barrier than Benefit?


August 13, 2014 

Sean Munson featured in the UW Daily

HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson studies how health-tracking devices are enhanced when data is visualized for its users.


August 11, 2014 

HCDE MS student on The Oprah Show

Incoming HCDE MS student, Jasmine Lawrence, recently discussed her hair product line and interest in robotics with Oprah.


August 6, 2014 

High School Math Academy students practice human centered design & engineering

Math Academy brings students from across Washington State for a four-week intensive program to develop math and engineering skills.


July 30, 2014 

Mark Haselkorn represents UW for federal demonstration partnership

Partnership seeks to improve research funding relationship between government and universities.


July 16, 2014 

Liz Sanocki joins HCDE faculty

Dr. Elizabeth Sanocki joins HCDE as a Senior Lecturer and Director of the HCDE MS and User-Centered Design Certificate.


July 14, 2014 

Blink UX visits HCDE

Kelly Franznick recently visited HCDE to speak about how Blink UX uses physical computing in their UX research and design practice.


July 10, 2014 

Sean Munson on King 5 News

HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson's research on fitness app data was recently profiled by King 5 News.


July 10, 2014 

A Visit from Denmark

PhD Student Anne Rørbæk Olesen shares her observations after visiting Charlotte Lee's Computer Supported Collaboration (CSC) Lab in Spring 2014.


July 8, 2014 

Sean Munson researches fitness app data

HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson and a team of UW researchers examine how data collected from fitness-tracking apps can best help people make healthy decisions.


July 8, 2014 

Beth Kolko on medical technology startup Shift Labs

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko was recently profiled as a "Rising Star" in USA Today in "How Third-World Ideas Can Change First-World Lives."


July 7, 2014 

PhD student attends interaction design & children conference

HCDE PhD student Kiley Sobel traveled to Denmark to attend the Interaction Design & Children (IDC) conference in June.


July 3, 2014 

Betsy Rolland awarded NCI fellowship

Betsy Rolland (PhD 2013) is awarded prestigious National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship.


July 2, 2014 

Sean Munson contributes to medical app

Assistant Professor Sean Munson discusses the challenges and benefits of using an app to collect medical data in the UW Daily's article: "Health care? There's an app for that: Gut Guru."