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.


March 21, 2014 

HCDE students try out Microsoft UX labs

Students in HCDE 517, Usability Testing, toured the Microsoft User Research Labs in Redmond this winter.


March 17, 2014 

Researchers study tweeted rumors after Boston marathon bombing

HCDE undergraduate student Jim Maddock presented research on the spread of rumors through twitter at the iConference in Berlin.


March 13, 2014 

Announcing the 2014 Shobe Prize winners

HCDE is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Shobe Startup Prize: Team Disco App and Team Fidgt win $10,000 in startup costs for their tech design ideas.


March 6, 2014 

HCDE alumna wins CCCC outstanding dissertation in Technical Communication

HCDE alumna Dr. Natasha Jones (PhD 2012) wins Technical Communication award for her dissertation "Mediation, Motives, and Goals: The Networked Nature of Contemporary Activism."


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.