July 1, 2014 

Alumni Profile: Jenny Blackburn (BS 2000)

HCDE alumna Jenny Blackburn, Director of UX Research & Concept Development at Amazon, offers advice to HCDE students.


June 27, 2014 

Cindy Atman Presents for ASEE Distinguished Lecture Series

HCDE Professor Cindy Atman presented about her NSF funded study collecting oral histories of engineering education pioneers.


June 26, 2014 

Alumni and friends establish the David Farkas Endowment Fund

HCDE alumni and friends help complete the David Farkas Endowment Fund, supporting undergraduate HCDE students with financial need.


June 19, 2014 

HCDE welcomes David McDonald as Department Chair

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering welcomes Dr. David McDonald as the new Department Chair.


June 13, 2014 

2014 Designing Up Publication

HCDE is pleased to present the third volume of the annual departmental publication, Designing Up.


June 12, 2014 

Congratulations to the Class of 2014

HCDE held its Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday, June 11. Congratulations to the Class of 2014!


June 9, 2014 

Super Mario Brothers in Sieg Hall

Julie Kientz's PhD students celebrate Kientz's promotion by transforming her office into a level of Super Mario Brothers.


June 6, 2014 

HCDE Capstone & Research Showcase

The Capstone & Research showcase featured undergraduate and graduate Capstone project teams and representatives from Directed Research Groups presenting their best work in an informal poster session.


June 5, 2014 

Daniel Perry receives dissertation fellowship

HCDE PhD student Daniel Perry has been awarded a UW Graduate School Presidential Dissertation Fellowship for the 2014-15 Academic year.


June 3, 2014 

Annual Shobe Prize luncheon

Matt Shobe met with 2014 Shobe Prize winners to congratulate the teams on their process so far.


May 22, 2014 

Watch the new HCDE MS video

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the UW Master of Science in Human Centered Design & Engineering in the Department's latest video.


May 15, 2014 

Cecilia Aragon is Co PI on WRF award

HCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon is a co-principal investigator a new Washington Research Foundation grant, Global Leadership in Data-Intensive Discovery.


May 9, 2014 

Masashi Kato leaving HCDE

Masashi Kato celebrates 23 years with HCDE and the UW Technical Japanese Program.


April 29, 2014 

New HCDE Master’s curriculum

The new Master's in Human Centered Design & Engineering curriculum is designed to make the program even more competitive, distinctive, and flexible for students.


April 29, 2014 

2014 Engineering Discovery Days

HCDE students and volunteers prepared interactive workshops and info sessions for the nearly 10,000 K-12 students and their families who attended the 2014 Engineering Discovery Days.


April 16, 2014 

Julie Kientz Wins Faculty Innovator Award

HCDE Associate Professor Julie Kientz has been awarded the 2014 Faculty Innovator: Research Award from the College of Engineering.


April 15, 2014 

Kate Starbird's research profiled on KUOW

KUOW interviewed Assistant Professor Kate Starbird about her research tracing the spread of misinformation on twitter following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.


April 15, 2014 

Cecilia Aragon to speak at UC Berkeley

HCDE Associate Professor Cecilia Aragon will speak at UC Berkeley about the importance of bringing a human centered approach to data science.


April 9, 2014 

Alumni Profile: Josie Nutter (BS 2013)

Josie Nutter graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) in 2013. She is currently working as a Software Engineer and UX Specialist in the gaming industry.


April 7, 2014 

HCDE Office Manager nominated For distinguished staff award

Cassie Atkinson-Edwards has been nominated for a Distinguished Staff Award, the highest honor for staff at the university.


April 4, 2014 

Masashi Kato wins Leslie Birkland award

Masashi Kato, HCDE Senior Lecturer and Associate Director of the Technical Japanese Program, received the award for Leadership and Excellence in Japanese Education.


April 4, 2014 

HCDE undergraduates win capstone award

HCDE student team received the award from the College of Engineering for their capstone project, "Visual Analytics for Crisis Workers."


April 1, 2014 

HCDE sponsors Paul Allen Computing Challenge

HCDE Faculty help organize the annual challenge for high-school students studying data science.


March 27, 2014 

Undergraduate student Jim Maddock presents at iConference

HCDE BS student Jim Maddock won a Best Note award at the 2014 iConference. "Not only was the iConference my first conference and first live presentation, but also my first ever academic paper submission."


March 25, 2014 

PhD student Katie Derthick attends iConference in Berlin

HCDE PhD student Katie Derthick attended the 2014 iConference in Berlin, Germany. She recently wrote about her experiences.