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March 14, 2012 

Lee Receives Award from Nokia Research

HCDE Professor Charlotte Lee recently received an award from Nokia Research's US University Collaboration funding program.

 

March 13, 2012 

Jennifer Turns Promoted to Full Professor

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Jennifer Turns to Professor, effective September 2012.

 

March 7, 2012 

CSCW 2012

The 2012 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) was held February 11-15 in Bellevue, Washington.

 

March 7, 2012 

2012 HCDE Innovator Awards Announced

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) Innovator Awards acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of the department's faculty and staff.

 

March 6, 2012 

Second Annual Corporate Affiliates Day a Success

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) held its second annual Corporate Affiliates Day last week.

 

March 6, 2012 

Technology with a Human Touch

The University of Washington's Professional and Continuing Education office profiled the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) and user-centered design.

 

February 24, 2012 

How the Crowd Works to Organize Information during Mass Disruption Events

Join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) on Monday, March 5, for a guest lecture by Kate Starbird.

 

February 22, 2012 

Modern Craft: Locating the Material in a Digital Age

Join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) on Friday, March 2, for a guest lecture by Daniela Rosner.

 

February 21, 2012 

Preferences and Nudges in Sociotechnical Systems

Join us on Tuesday, February 28, to hear from Sean Munson about shared perceptions in healthcare, in which he will discuss his research on individual preferences and systems designed to nudge people to be their better selves.

 

February 17, 2012 

Towards Better Design Teams: Designers' Information Sharing Behavior and Tool Use

Join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) on Friday, February 24, for a guest lecture by Lora Oehlberg.

 

February 16, 2012 

Designing Privacy Interfaces: Supporting User Understanding and Control

Join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) on Tuesday, February 21, for a guest lecture by Patrick Gage Kelley.

 

February 14, 2012 

Conversationalist Receives 2012 Shobe Prize

Congratulations to HCDE MS students Mike Bulajewski, Allan Bathurst, and Robert Wlodarczyk! Bulajewski, Bathurst, and Wlodarczyk received the 2012 Shobe Prize for their web and tablet application called Conversationalist, which integrates with Twitter to enable more substantial, less ephemeral conversations that grow out of Twitter interactions.

 

February 10, 2012 

Shared Perceptions in Healthcare

Join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) on Friday, February 17, for a guest lecture by Dr. Helena Mentis.

 

February 8, 2012 

Lecture on Designing for Remixing

Join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) on Tuesday, February 14, for a guest lecture by Dr. Andrés Monroy-Hernández.

 

February 7, 2012 

Lecture by Luigina Ciolfi

Join HCDE for a guest lecture by Luigina Ciolfi on place-sensitive interaction design.

 

February 6, 2012 

Towards Adaptive Incentive Systems for Online Collaboration

Join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) this Friday, February 10, for a guest lecture by Yahoo! Research Scientist Judd Antin.

 

February 6, 2012 

Towards Adaptive Incentive Systems for Online Collaboration

Join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) this Friday, February 10, for a guest lecture by Yahoo! Research Scientist Judd Antin.

 

February 1, 2012 

Professor Beth Kolko Receives NSF Grant

This fall, Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) Professor Beth Kolko and colleagues from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant from the Smart Health and Wellness program

 

February 1, 2012 

Tiffany Larsen, MS, Class of 2007

Tiffany Larsen received her MS in Human Centered Design & Engineering in 2007. She launched her own design firm at the beginning of 2012, Sweatshop Designworks.

 

February 1, 2012 

2011 re:Design Receives Merit Award

Congratulations to the 2011 re:Design team for receiving a Society for Technical Communication (STC) Puget Sound competition award! The STC Puget Sound recognized re:Design 2011 at the Merit level within the category of technical publications.

 

January 31, 2012 

Rebecca Walton, PhD, Class of 2011

Rebecca Walton received her PhD in Human Centered Design & Engineering in 2011 and was recently hired as Assistant Professor at Utah State University.

 

January 24, 2012 Berkman Center

Professor Beth Kolko speaks at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko spoke on Tuesday at Harvard University in a talk titled "Hackademia: Leveraging the Conflict Between Expertise and Innovation to Create Disruptive Technologies." A video and audio recording of her talk is available on the Berkman Center website.

 

January 17, 2012 

Improving the Traceability of Coffee

HCDE student Julius Magsino recently reported on the first 521 seminar lecture by HCDE alumnus Stephen Vick on the traceability systems for coffee farmers.

 

January 6, 2012 

CSC Lab Honored by CSCW 2012

Two papers from the Computer Supported Collaboration (CSC) Lab, directed by Professor Charlotte Lee, have been nominated for the Best Paper Competition of CSCW 2012. Congratulations to Professor Lee and her lab!

 

January 3, 2012 

Professor Jennifer Turns Research Featured in Prism Magazine

HCDE Professor Jennifer Turns and CQUniversity Australia senior research project officer Matt Eliot recently had a paper they published in the Journal of Engineering Education featured in Prism, a publication of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

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