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.


March 27, 2013 

Gian Bruno Nominated for UW Distinguished Staff Award

HCDE Director of Student Services Gian Bruno has been nominated for the UW Distinguished Staff Award, the UW's highest honor for staff.


March 25, 2013 

Gary Hsieh Joins HCDE Faculty

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Hsieh as an Assistant Professor in HCDE.


March 22, 2013 

Students Represent HCDE at CSCW 2013

Several HCDE students and faculty represented the department at the 2013 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) in San Antonio, Texas. Six students and alumni wrote about their experiences.


March 18, 2013 

Third Annual Corporate Affiliates Day a Success

HCDE held its third annual Corporate Affiliates Day on March 5, 2013. Industry partners attended and met with HCDE faculty and students.


March 18, 2013 

Entrepreneur, Mentor, Friend

Matt Shobe received his Master of Science from the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) in 1996. He founded the department’s Shobe Prize in 2010.


March 18, 2013 

Paying it Forward

Chelsey Glasson graduated with a Master of Science in Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) in 2011. She recently moved to Udacity as their lead user researcher.


March 6, 2013 

Seattle Times on Kate Starbird

Seattle Times journalist Jayda Evans recently wrote about HCDE Professor Kate Starbird's work at the University of Washington.


March 4, 2013 

PhD Student Daniel Perry Presents at iConference in Fort Worth

HCDE PhD student Daniel Perry attended the 2013 iConference in Fort Worth, Texas. He recently wrote about his experiences.


February 25, 2013 

Beth Kolko Conducts Workshop on Open Source Hardware in India

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko has been in India running a two-day workshop on open source hardware. Indian newspapers The Hindu and The New Indian Express recently reported on her visit.


February 21, 2013 

UW Daily on Interim Dean and HCDE Professor Judy Ramey

The UW Daily recently wrote about HCDE Professor and College of Engineering Interim Dean Judy Ramey.


February 20, 2013 

Kate Starbird and Leysia Palen Receive Best Paper Award at CSCW

HCDE Professor Kate Starbird and University of Colorado, Boulder, Professor Leysia Palen have received a Best Paper award at the 2013 Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) conference.


February 20, 2013 

Guest Lecture on Hacking Politics in India: Understanding Design Methods as a Cultural Process

Lilly Irani will present on the case of a "hackathon" convened to build software for participatory governance.


February 20, 2013 

HCDE Faculty and Staff Innovator Awards Announced

HCDE is pleased to announce the 2013 HCDE Innovator Awards. The HCDE Innovator Awards acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of the department's faculty and staff.


February 15, 2013 

Cecilia Aragon Receives Distinguished Alumni Award in Computer Science from Berkeley

HCDE Professor Cecilia Aragon has been awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.


February 14, 2013 

Guest Lecture on Interacting with the Embodied Mind

Francis Quek will present on how language, as a core human capacity, is rooted in embodied function.


February 14, 2013 

HCDE Alumni Celebrate Aeronautics and Astronautics Renaming

Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) has more than 30 alumni who currently work at Boeing, and several of them were able to attend the event celebrating the renaming of the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics.


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.