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September 24, 2012 

Charlotte Lee Receives NSF Award for Research on Cyberinfrastructure Systems

HCDE Professor Charlotte P. Lee has received a two-year, $395K award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Cyberinfrastructure.

 

September 20, 2012 

Butler and Haselkorn Receive Grant for Health Information Technology Improvement

HCDE Principal Research Scientist Keith Butler is PI and HCDE Professor Mark Haselkorn is Co-PI of a four-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

 

September 11, 2012 

Cecilia Aragon at CCC Spatial Computing Workshop

HCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon is participating in a two-day workshop on Spatial Computing at the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) in Washington, DC.

 

September 7, 2012 

HCDE Alumni Lead Innovative UX Workshops at SIGDOC 2012

HCDE Corporate Affiliates Anthro-Tech and Produxs, Inc. are sponsoring two new interactive workshops for UX practitioners at the 2012 ACM Design of Communication (SIGDOC) conference.

 

September 5, 2012 

Julie Kientz and Students Receive Best Paper Awards at Ubicomp 2012

HCDE Professor Julie Kientz and her graduate students Eun Kyoung Choe and Matthew Kay have received best paper awards at the 14th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2012).

 

August 30, 2012 

Kate Starbird Honored by Seattle Storm

HCDE Professor Kate Starbird was honored by the Seattle Storm on August 30, 2012, as part of their 2012 Women of Inspiration Awards.

 

August 20, 2012 

Julie Kientz and Jonathan Bricker Receive Hartwell Innovation Award

HCDE Professor Julie Kientz is working as a human-centered design consultant on a project with Jonathan Bricker at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center that recently received an $80,000 award.

 

August 7, 2012 

HCDE Welcomes Emily Gunther

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to welcome Emily Gunther as the department's newest staff member. Emily will be joining HCDE's Student Services team as a Program Assistant.

 

July 26, 2012 

Lisa Yamasaki Leaves HCDE

Lisa Yamasaki, Office Manager in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE), will be leaving the department at the end of July. Please join us in wishing her the best.

 

July 19, 2012 

HCDE Alum Laura Schlenke Speaks at the Tacoma Science Cafe

HCDE Alumna Laura Schlenke and Anthro-Tech User Researcher recently spoke at the Pacific Science Center's Tacoma Science Cafe on "Bednets: Designing for Humans, Not Mosquitoes."

 

July 17, 2012 

Thayer and Lee Research Noted on MSNBC

A recent article discussing the pros and cons of e-reader use instead of textbooks referenced research conducted in 2011 by PhD Candidate Alex Thayer and Professor Charlotte Lee.

 

July 10, 2012 

Drew Paine Receives Dean's Fellowship

Drew Paine, PhD student in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE), has been awarded a College of Engineering Dean's Fellowship for 2012-2013 for outstanding students.

 

June 27, 2012 

Lee Gives Keynote Lecture at Technology Conference for Secondary Teachers

Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) Professor and Computer Supported Collaboration (CSC) Lab Director Charlotte P. Lee gave the keynote lecture for the Tahoma School District 10Tech Conference yesterday.

 

June 13, 2012 

HCDE Student Association Premieres Dance Video

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering Student Association (HCDESA) choreographed and filmed a dance video that premiered at HCDE's 2012 Commencement.

 

June 9, 2012 

Natasha Jones Selected as Gonfaloniere

Dr. Natasha Jones has been selected as a gonfaloniere by The UW Graduate School. Each year the various schools and colleges select an outstanding student or students to lead their degree candidates in the procession at the University of Washington's Commencement Ceremony. Congratulations to Dr. Jones for this prestigious honor!

 

June 8, 2012 

Congratulations to the Class of 2012

Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) students in the Class of 2012 visited the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) on Friday, June 8, for HCDE's 2012 Commencement Ceremony.

 

June 8, 2012 

Julie Kientz Joins HCDE Faculty at 100%

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to announce that Professor Julie Kientz is joining HCDE full-time, effective July 1.

 

June 7, 2012 

NW Guardian Profiles Kate Starbird

The NW Guardian, Joint Base Lewis-McChord's newspaper, recently published an article about how incoming HCDE Professor Kate Starbird became a stand-out basketball player by practicing at Jensen Gym on what was then called Fort Lewis.

 

June 4, 2012 

HCDE Welcomes Elaine Shelley

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to welcome Elaine Shelley as the department's newest staff member.

 

May 31, 2012 

Robert Racadio Attends CHI 2012

Robert Racadio is a PhD student in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE). He received funding from HCDE to attend the CHI 2012 conference.

 

May 31, 2012 

Jonathan Morgan Attends CHI 2012

Jonathan T. Morgan is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE). He received funding from HCDE to attend the CHI 2012 conference and recently wrote about his experience.

 

May 31, 2012 

The Daily Profiles Kate Starbird

The Daily, UW's student-run daily newspaper, has published an article on incoming HCDE Professor Kate Starbird, following her career from professional basketball player to academic.

 

May 24, 2012 

Andrew Davidson Joins HCDE Faculty

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Davidson as a Senior Lecturer in HCDE.

 

May 21, 2012 

Daniela Rosner Joins HCDE Faculty

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniela Rosner as an Assistant Professor in HCDE.

 

May 17, 2012 

Old School Hacking

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko's experimental research course, Hackademia, brings the hacker spirit to campus. Its mission: "Building functional engineers, one blinky LED at a time."

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