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February 12, 2013 

Shobe Prize Winners Announced

The winners of the third Shobe Prize competition have been announced: Go Go Games by HCDE PhD student Alexis Hiniker with Stanford University colleagues Joy Wong Daniels and Heidi Williamson; and Feedback Sandwich by CSE PhD student Katie Kuksenok and HCDE PhD student Michael Brooks.

 

February 11, 2013 

Guest Lecture on Studying and Designing Motivators for Prosocial Computing by Gary Hsieh

Gary Hsieh will present both his past and current projects on the study and design of technology-mediated motivators to support prosocial behaviors.

 

February 8, 2013 

Guest Lecture on Computational Supports for Frame Reflection by Eric Baumer

Eric Baumer will discuss his current work and the use of computational text analysis to identify, draw attention to, and promote critical thinking about linguistic patterns relevant to the framing of political issues.

 

February 7, 2013 

Using Technology to Monitor Safe Breast Milk Pasteurization

The UW Daily recently covered research by HCDE MS student Darivanh Vlachos on using technology to monitor safe breast milk pasteurization, in collaboration with CSE PhD candidate Rohit Chaudhri and local nonprofit PATH.

 

February 6, 2013 

Guest Lecture on Playful Learning to Playful Making by Alex Games

Alex Games will discuss the research and development efforts he has conducted around the role that play enhanced by digital technologies that bring together gaming, social media, television, and performance.

 

January 31, 2013 

Guest Lecture on Crowdsourcing Change by Hari Sundaram

Hari Sundaram will speak about the pressing challenges facing contemporary society concerning sustainability and public health in a guest lecture.

 

January 22, 2013 

Designing to Delight

HCDE students in the MS program participated in a pilot capstone class last spring, instructed by alumni Rebecca Destello (MS 2011) and Ario Jafarzadeh (MS 2006).

 

January 20, 2013 

Seattle Times covers Julie Kientz research

HCDE Professor Julie Kientz's research was reported on by the Seattle Times' Monica Guzman in this Sunday's paper in an article, "New tech tools aim to bring health care home."

 

January 7, 2013 

Judy Ramey Appointed Interim Dean

HCDE Professor Judy Ramey has been appointed the Frank & Julie Jungers Interim Dean of the University of Washington's College of Engineering.

 

January 2, 2013 

HCDE Welcomes Scott Rivers

Please join HCDE in welcoming Scott Rivers as the department's Computing Manager.

 

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.

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