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.


September 10, 2013 

Michael Gilbert on WikiSym 2013

HCDE PhD student Michael Gilbert attended WikiSym 2013 his summer. He recently wrote about his experience, both at the conference and in the beautiful city of Hong Kong.


September 6, 2013 

Charlotte Lee Receives NSF Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Award

HCDE Professor Charlotte Lee recently received an award from the National Science Foundation's Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (ACI) division.


September 3, 2013 

Anne Hilton heads across Lake Union

Please join HCDE in wishing Communications Manager Anne Hilton the best in her next adventure!


September 2, 2013 

Daniela Rosner receives craft research grant

HCDE Professor Daniela Rosner has received a Craft Research Fund Grant from the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design.


August 25, 2013 

GeekWire Names Julie Kientz Geek of the Week

GeekWire has named Julie Kientz its "Geek of the Week," in recognition of her recent honor as an MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35.


August 21, 2013 

Julie Kientz is recognized as an honoree of the MIT Technology Review annual innovators under 35 list

Julie Kientz has been recognized as an honoree of MIT Technology Review's annual Innovators Under 35 List.


August 19, 2013 

Sean Munson Balancer Research in New Scientist

HCDE Professor Sean Munson's Balancer extension for Chrome is back in the news, this time in New Scientist.


August 16, 2013 

Sean Munson Receives Research Awards from Facebook and Microsoft Research FUSE Labs

HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson recently received two awards for his research—one from Facebook and a second award from Microsoft Research FUSE Labs.


August 15, 2013 

Julie Kientz Receives Google Research Award

HCDE Professor Julie Kientz has received a Google Research Award. Kientz plans to use the funds in collaboration with iSchool PhD student Eun Kyoung Choe and under the sponsorship of Google UX Researcher and HCDE affiliate faculty member Sunny Consolvo.


August 15, 2013 

Gian Bruno Heads to UC Berkeley

Gian Bruno, Director of Student Services in HCDE, will be leaving the department in order to take a position at UC Berkeley. Please join us in wishing him the best!


July 26, 2013 

Daniel Perry Receives Two Best Paper Awards at XSEDE 2013

HCDE PhD student Daniel Perry has received two best paper awards at the Extreme Science and Engineering (XSEDE) 2013 Conference in San Diego.


July 23, 2013 

Gender Browser Research by Cecilia Aragon in Salon

Research on the academic gender gap by HCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon, PhD student Michael Brooks, and their colleagues was recently published on Salon.