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December 23, 2012 

Cecilia Aragon Profiled in ASEE Prism Magazine

HCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon was profiled in the December issue of Prism Magazine, published by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

 

December 3, 2012 

Kate Starbird Interviewed on Social Media Response to Sandy

HCDE Professor Kate Starbird was recently interviewed on the social media response to Superstorm Sandy and other large disasters.

 

November 27, 2012 

PhD Students Melissa Braxton and Michael Gilbert Attend the Workshop for Interactive Systems in Healthcare

PhD students Melissa Braxton and Michael Gilbert recently wrote about their experience at the Workshop for Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH 2012).

 

November 14, 2012 

College of Engineering 2012 Scholar Donor Recognition Luncheon

The College of Engineering recently hosted the 2012 Scholar-Donor Recognition Luncheon. Seven HCDE students have received scholarships this year.

 

November 13, 2012 

HCDE and Microsoft Sponsor World Usability Day

The 2012 Puget Sound World Usability Day event was co-sponsored by HCDE and Microsoft on November 8 at the Microsoft Redmond campus. Professor Mark Zachry organized HCDE's co-sponsorship and presence at the event.

 

November 12, 2012 

Partisan News Hampers Political Compromise: Sean Munson on PBS NewsHour

HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson was recently interviewed on PBS NewsHour about his research on political balance and his browser extension, Balancer.

 

November 8, 2012 

Michael Brooks Attends VisWeek 2012

HCDE PhD student Michael Brooks recently wrote about his experience at VisWeek 2012 in Seattle.

 

November 7, 2012 

HCDE Alumna Chelsey Glasson on the Emerging Role of VP of UX

HCDE alumna and Salesforce.com UX Researcher Chelsey Glasson (MS 2011) recently published an article in UX Magazine on the emerging role of VP of UX.

 

November 6, 2012 

Atman and Turns Present at Frontiers in Education Conference

HCDE Professors Cindy Atman and Jennifer Turns and their students presented at the recent Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference on Engineering Education.

 

November 2, 2012 

Charlotte Lee on Collecting Rubber Ducks and the Path to Mastery

HCDE Professor Charlotte Lee presented at Ignite Seattle recently on "Collecting Rubber Ducks and the Path to Mastery."

 

October 25, 2012 

Sean Munson Speaks as Part of a Panel on the Science of Elections Online

HCDE Professor Sean Munson recently spoke as part of a panel at Science Online Seattle on, "#Winning: the Science of Elections Online."

 

October 24, 2012 

JP Morgan Chase UX Research Internship Program a Great Success

JP Morgan Chase is an HCDE Corporate Affiliate. This year, JP Morgan Chase hired four HCDE students as interns to conduct usability research.

 

October 22, 2012 

Gender Browser Analyzes Gender Composition of Scholarly Articles

HCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon and PhD student Michael Brooks developed hoptree visual navigation, used in research by the Eigenfactor Project on gender composition of scholarly articles.

 

October 22, 2012 

Affect, Creativity, and Place

Alison Williams will be speaking about "Affect, Creativity and Place: Their interrelationship in distributed and collocated work."

 

October 11, 2012 

Thuy Duong and Amado Robancho Research ICTs in Ghana

Undergraduate students Thuy Duong and Amado Robancho participated in an exploration seminar to Ghana during the summer of 2012.

 

October 10, 2012 

HCDE Welcomes New Office Manager

Please join us in welcoming Cassie Atkinson-Edwards as the department's newest staff member.

 

October 8, 2012 

Sandra Bilbrey, BS, Class of 2011

Sandra Bilbrey graduated with a Bachelor of Science in HCDE in 2011. She works as User Experience Designer in the UW Office of Research Information Services.

 

October 6, 2012 

Kate Starbird Speaks at Stanford University

HCDE Professor Kate Starbird recently spoke at Stanford University on unpacking "crowdsourcing" in the context of disaster.

 

October 5, 2012 

How Students Experience Human Centered Design

Dr. Carla Zoltowski will speak about her phenomenographic study, "Students' Ways of Experiencing Human-Centered Design" on Monday, October 8th.

 

October 3, 2012 

Charlotte Lee and Drew Paine Participate in the College of Engineering STEM Bridge program

HCDE Professor and PhD student Drew Paine recently had the opportunity to work with four incoming engineering and science students as part of the College of Engineering STEM Bridge program.

 

October 3, 2012 

Munson Research Covered in Regional and National Media

The UW Today article about HCDE Professor Sean Munson's research on political balance was quickly picked up by numerous media outlets.

 

October 2, 2012 

Ramey Appointed Associate Dean of New Initiatives

HCDE Professor Judy Ramey will be temporarily joining the College of Engineering Dean's office as Associate Dean of New Initiatives.

 

September 28, 2012 

Beth Kolko Speaks at 10 Conference

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko recently spoke at the 10 Conference, which took place in Leavenworth, Washington. 10 Conference is centered around ten conversations by and to a community of "global thought leaders and extraordinary innovators."

 

September 27, 2012 

Sean Munson Featured in UW Today

HCDE Professor Sean Munson's research about political balance was recently featured in UW Today. Munson has developed a browser plugin, Balancer, which analyzes online reading habits for political bias.

 

September 25, 2012 

Yoel Sumitro Travels to Beijing with the World Lab Institute

Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) student Yoel Sumitro and HCDE alumna Alexis Hope are two of nine University of Washington (UW) students who participated in the World Lab Institute this summer.

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