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May 16, 2012 

Judy Ramey Honored by Society for Technical Communication

The Puget Sound chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) recognized Professor Judy Ramey with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the field and to the Puget Sound community.

 

May 16, 2012 

Alex Thayer Chairs Educational Interfaces, Software, and Technology Workshop at CHI 2012

Alex Thayer, HCDE PhD Candidate, received funding from HCDE to attend the CHI 2012 conference. Thayer organized and co-chaired a workshop on Educational Interfaces, Software, and Technology (EIST).

 

May 15, 2012 

How Public Should Public Records Be

Incoming HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson is lead author on a paper that explores how the explosion of the availability of public records has also sparked privacy concerns. UW Today recently reported on the findings of the paper.

 

May 11, 2012 

Alumni and Students Connect at Mentor Event

Current and past students from the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) met at HCDE's Third Annual Mentor Event, sponsored by Boeing, a Corporate Affiliate of the department.

 

May 10, 2012 

Human Centered Infrastructure

Dharma Dailey, HCDE Master's student, participated in a response panel at the conference "Defining and Measuring Meaningful Broadband Adoption" on April 11, 2012, in Washington, DC.

 

May 8, 2012 

Beth Kolko and Alexis Hope Conduct Field Work in Kenya

Professor Beth Kolko and Master's student Alexis Hope traveled to Kenya earlier this spring to expand on the work they did for the 2012 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) conference.

 

May 3, 2012 

HCDE Celebrates Judy Ramey's Career at the UW

Friends and colleagues of Professor Judy Ramey joined the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) on Tuesday for a celebration of Ramey's 29 years at the University of Washington.

 

May 2, 2012 

Leveraging Social Media to Support Effective Virtual Teaming

University of Washington researchers Dr. Mark Zachry in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) and Dr. David W. McDonald in the Information School have received a three-year research award to study self-managed, voluntary virtual work teams.

 

April 30, 2012 

Adventures in Super Hero Design

The HCDE Student Association partnered with the Laboratory for Usability Testing and Evaluation to represent the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering during Engineering Discovery Days.

 

April 26, 2012 

HCDE Faculty Appointments in Seattle Times

Brier Dudley of The Seattle Times recently wrote an article on the faculty appointments of Kate Starbird and Sean Munson, with a focus on the growth of HCDE's programs.

 

April 18, 2012 

HCDE Bids Adieu to Patty Foster

Patty Foster, Grants Coordinator in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE), will be leaving the department this spring.

 

April 17, 2012 

Jonathan Morgan to Present at CHI 2012

PhD candidate Jonathan Morgan will present two papers at the 2012 ACM SIGCHI Conference in May, a full conference paper and a workshop paper, both of which make a substantial contribution to computer-mediated communication research.

 

April 17, 2012 

Robert Racadio to Present at CHI 2012

PhD student Robert Racadio will present at the 2012 ACM SIGCHI Conference this May. His paper explores the use of Science Fiction Prototyping for generating technologies and interfaces for the developing world.

 

April 13, 2012 

Kate Starbird Joins HCDE Faculty

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

 

April 13, 2012 

Alex Thayer Chairs EIST Workshop at CHI 2012

PhD candidate Alex Thayer is one of the co-chairs of the Educational Interfaces, Software, and Technology (EIST) Workshop at CHI 2012.

 

April 11, 2012 

Cecilia Aragon to Speak at CHI Workshop

Professor Cecilia Aragon will be speaking about industry, government, and academia at the Computer Human Interaction Mentoring (CHIMe) Workshop, which is taking place before the 2012 CHI Conference in Austin, Texas, in May.

 

April 6, 2012 

Sean Munson joins HCDE faculty

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

 

April 6, 2012 

HCDE Undergrads Study Visual Communication

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) undergraduate curriculum includes an upper-level course on Visual Communication (HCDE 411), in which undergraduate students learn the basics of visual design.

 

April 5, 2012 

Hackademia Wins Awesome Foundation Grant

Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) Professor Beth Kolko won the Seattle Awesome Foundation's sixth grant for her Hackademia lab.

 

April 5, 2012 

HCDE Students Continue Work with Microsoft User Research

Students in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) continued working with Microsoft User Research this winter.

 

April 4, 2012 

Designing Procedures that Work

Please join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) for a guest lecture by Hans van der Meij from the University of Twente.

 

April 3, 2012 

Cecilia Aragon Receives Best Paper Award

Professor Cecilia Aragon and her colleagues received the best paper award at the IEEE/IAPR International Conference on Biometrics in India this weekend, for their paper, "Biometric Authentication via Oculomotor Plant Characteristics."

 

April 2, 2012 

Robin Mays Receives NSF Fellowship

Robin Mays, a first-year PhD Student in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE), has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

 

March 26, 2012 

Designing Up Publication Available

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to present the inaugural publication of departmental news, Designing Up.

 

March 20, 2012 

HCDE students apply HCI theory to real world design problems

This winter, undergraduate students in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) learned how to apply theory and methods from Human-Computer Interaction research to the design of real world online collaboration systems.

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