March 5, 2014 

Center for Engineering Learning & Teaching receives $4.4 million award

Grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust creates Consortium to Promote Reflection in Engineering Education, led by HCDE Professors Cindy Atman and Jennifer Turns.


February 27, 2014 

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko at TedxRainier

How do we keep good ideas alive? HCDE Professor Kolko posits "If we rethink what we make, how we make it, and how we share it, we will give good ideas a chance to change the world."


February 19, 2014 

HCDE students present at Convey UX

Two HCDE undergraduate students presented work at the Convey UX conference in Seattle earlier this month.


February 14, 2014 

Julie Kientz promoted to associate professor

HCDE is thrilled to announce the promotion of Julie Kientz, effective September 2014. Congratulate Julie when you see her next!


February 12, 2014 

Fourth annual HCDE Career Fair

The 2014 HCDE Career Fair was the biggest yet with 250 students and 20 Corporate Affiliates Members in attendance.


February 11, 2014 

MOISA research group seeking undergraduates for paid opportunity

Administrative assistant and research aide roles currently available.


February 5, 2014 

HCDE Department Chair wins best paper award

The CCCC awards Jan Spyridakis "Best Article Reporting Qualitative or Quantitative Research in Technical or Scientific Communication."


January 28, 2014 

HCDE Faculty Research Featured on

The US Government's Information Sharing Environment spotlights Puget Sound maritime security research of HCDE Professors Haselkorn and Zachry.


January 3, 2014 

HCDE Department Chair shines as leader in field

Jan Spyridakis is the most published experimental researcher in technical communication journals in the last 20 years, study finds.


December 19, 2013 

Andrew Berry on WISH and AMIA

HCDE PhD student Andrew Berry's experience at American Medical Informatics Association conference and the trends in health information design.


December 16, 2013 

The David Farkas Endowment Fund

The David Farkas Endowment fund will support HCDE undergraduate students with financial need. Donate today and honor Professor Farkas's legacy.


December 12, 2013 

Julie Kientz in Columns magazine

UW Alumni Association magazine, Columns, featured HCDE Assistant Professor Julie Kientz and her groundbreaking work using technology to aid in healthy sleeping patterns.


December 10, 2013 

Fourth annual Shobe Prize

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to present the fourth annual Shobe Prize competition, taking place January 24, 2014.


November 21, 2013 

Professor Cecilia Aragon gives keynote and PhD student Daniel Perry present at the first annual ChileCHI Conference

Professor Aragon presented the keynote address at the first annual I Chilean Conference on Human Computer Interaction (ChileCHI) in Temuco, Chile.


November 20, 2013 

Mark Haselkorn and Mark Zachry address maritime security

HCDE Professors Mark Haselkorn and Mark Zachry, and Senior Research Scientist Keith Butler have been awarded federal funding to research and analyze how Puget Sound agencies contribute to Maritime Security.


November 20, 2013 

Cecilia Aragon Receives Award from the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Cecilia Aragon and her UW collaborators have received a five year $37,800,000 data science award to continue work in relationships and collaborations between data science and science using an ethnographic approach.


November 17, 2013 

World Usability Day 2013

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) co-sponsored another World Usability Day at the University of Washington.


October 28, 2013 

Beth Kolko to Speak at TedX Rainier

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko will be speaking at TEDx Rainier on Saturday, November 9, 2013 about her disciplinary perspectives to identify hidden problems and craft innovative solutions.


October 23, 2013 

Beth Kolko Presents at InfoCamp Seattle

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko gave the plenary address at InfoCamp Seattle on October 13, 2013. This annual two-day unconference attracts students and professionals to discuss current industry trends and network within the community.


September 20, 2013 

Julie Kientz studying healthy sleep behaviors with NSF and NIH award

HCDE Professor Julie Kientz has received a $1,384,217 NSF and NIH award to study supporting healthy sleep behaviors through ubiquitous computing.


September 16, 2013 

Jan Spyridakis Receives NSF Award

HCDE Professor and Chair Jan Spyridakis is the co-PI on an NSF award to create an online, open source toolkit to promote the advancement of women and underrepresented faculty in STEM departments across the nation.


September 13, 2013 

HCDE welcomes Lauren Witt

HCDE is pleased to welcome Lauren Witt as our new Academic Services Manager.


September 13, 2013 

Kate Starbird Speaking at Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

HCDE Professor Kate Starbird will be speaking at the 2013 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium on crowdsourcing in the context of disasters.


September 11, 2013 

Beth Kolko Speaking at Lean Startup Conference

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko will be speaking at the Lean Startup Conference this December in San Francisco.


September 11, 2013 

Julie Kientz Interviewed on STEMinist

HCDE Professor Julie Kientz has been interviewed by STEMinist, a website that focuses on women in STEM fields.