June 17, 2013 

Congratulations to the Class of 2013

HCDE held its Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 14. Congratulations to the Class of 2013!


June 13, 2013 

Robin Mays Attends ISCRAM 2013

HCDE PhD student Robin Mays joined up with Professor Mark Haselkorn and alumna Dr. Rebecca Walton to participate in this year's Information Systems in Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) Conference in Germany.


June 6, 2013 

HCDE Student Association Officers Elected

The 2013-2014 HCDE Student Association officers have been elected.


June 5, 2013 

Luke Dressel Receives ScanDesign Fellowship

HCDE MS student Luke Dressel has received a Scan|Design Fellowship from the UW, and he will be spending the summer in Copenhagen researching participatory design.


May 30, 2013 

Charlotte Lee Receives College of Engineering Innovator Award

HCDE Professor Charlotte Lee has received the 2013 Junior Faculty Innovator Award from the College of Engineering. We recently sat down with her to learn more about her research background and interests.


May 29, 2013 

Kate Starbird Speaks at GSBA Scholarship Dinner

HCDE Professor Kate Starbird was the keynote speaker at the 2013 GSBA Scholarship Dinner.


May 24, 2013 

HCDE Students Present at CHI in Paris

A number of HCDE students traveled to Paris in late April and early May to present at CHI. PhD student Melissa Braxton and MS student Kristin Dew wrote about their experiences.


May 22, 2013 

Connecting Grassroots to Government for Disaster Management

HCDE Professor Kate Starbird spoke with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on video at the Digital Grassroots to Government conference in September 2012.


May 20, 2013 

Seattle Times on GiveBig and Slacktivism

Monica Guzman recently wrote an article in the Seattle Times on "slacktivism," where she referenced incoming HCDE Professor Gary Hsieh's research.


May 20, 2013 

HCDE Welcomes Robin Donovan

Please join us in welcoming Robin Donovan to HCDE as the department's new Chair's Assistant.


May 17, 2013 

Redesigning the QWERTY Keyboard

Several teams of HCDE undergraduate and graduate students have been working to solve real-world problems proposed by HCDE Corporate Affiliates in capstone classes.


May 13, 2013 

HCDE Undergraduate Megan Torkildson Places Second at CHI in Paris

HCDE undergraduate student Megan Torkildson received 2nd place in the student research competition at CHI in Paris.


May 10, 2013 

HCDE Announces 2013 Commencement Speaker and Mikey Award Recipient

Skip Walter has been selected as the 2013 Mikey Award recipient. Alumnus Michael Berg will be HCDE's 2013 commencement speaker.


May 10, 2013 

Mark Zachry promoted to full professor

HCDE is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Mark Zachry to Professor, effective September 2013.


May 3, 2013 

Alexis Hiniker Receives Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

HCDE PhD student Alexis Hiniker has received the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.


May 3, 2013 

New Scientist Reports on Gary Hsieh's Research on Online Slacktivism

New Scientist recently reported on incoming HCDE Professor Gary Hsieh's research on online "slacktivism."


April 25, 2013 

Charlotte Lee to Receive College of Engineering Innovator Award

HCDE Professor Charlotte Lee will be awarded the College of Engineering's Community of Innovators Award for Junior Faculty in May.


April 24, 2013 

Students and Alumni Connect at Mentoring Event

Current and former students from HCDE met once again for a "speed dating" style networking event at HCDE's Fourth Annual Mentor Event.


April 18, 2013 

Marc Perez and Zulka Ramirez Receive Honorable Mention in STC Competition

HCDE MS students Marc Perez and Zulka Ramirez have received an honorable mention in the Society for Technical Communication Student Poster Competition.


April 8, 2013 

Jaime Luce Leaving HCDE

Please join us in wishing HCDE Assistant to the Chair Jaime Luce well. Luce will be leaving the department in order to take a position at Amazon.


April 8, 2013 

Josie Nutter Profiled on Stay With It

HCDE undergraduate student Josie Nutter has been interviewed on Stay With It about her experience as an engineer and an HCDE student.


April 8, 2013 

Robin Mays and Mark Haselkorn Partner with Red Cross Global Disaster Preparedness Center

Robin Mays and Mark Haselkorn have been working with the Red Cross Global Disaster Preparedness Center to improve emergency preparedness procedures.


April 5, 2013 

Melissa Braxton Receives Honorable Mention in NSF Graduate Fellowship Competition

HCDE PhD student Melissa Braxton has received an honorable mention in the 2013 NSF Graduate Fellowship competition.


April 5, 2013 

Charlotte Lee Promoted to Associate Professor

HCDE is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Charlotte Lee to Associate Professor, effective September 2013.


March 29, 2013 

Darivanh Vlachos and Jabili Kaza Represent HCDE at Yakima Valley Science and Engineering Festival

HCDE student Darivanh Vlachos and alumna Jabili Kaza spent part of their spring break representing HCDE at the 2nd Annual Yakima Valley Science and Engineering Festival.