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May 25, 2011 

Mark Zachry receives prestigious teaching award

HCDE Professor Mark Zachry has been awarded the 2011 Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication.

 

May 24, 2011 

UW Daily Profiles Student International Travel

The UW's Daily profiled students who are receiving their degrees through research and travel abroad, including HCDE graduate student Laura Schlenke.

 

May 19, 2011 

Alex Thayer Attends CHI 2011 in Vancouver

Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) PhD student Alex Thayer recently traveled to Vancouver to present a paper at the CHI 2011 conference.

 

May 17, 2011 

Inside Higher Ed Quotes Cecilia Aragon

Inside Higher Ed recently discussed efforts to increase the presence of women faculty in STEM fields. HCDE Associate Professor Cecilia Aragon is quoted.

 

May 16, 2011 

International Herald Tribune Reports on Lee Research

The International Herald Tribune reported on Charlotte Lee's and Alex Thayer's Kindle research today.

 

May 10, 2011 

HCDE Adjunct Professor Axel Roesler Research in the Chronicle of Higher Education

HCDE Adjunct Assistant Professor Axel Roesler's research was profiled in the Chronicle of Higher Education on May 8, in an article entitled "Legos and Robots Help Student Designers Learn Computing Skills."

 

May 5, 2011 

Deidre Girard Receives Libraries Scholarship

HCDE MS Student Deidre Girard will receive the UW Libraries Student Employee Scholarship on May 18, awarded to employees who exemplify the mission of the library.

 

May 5, 2011 

Kindle Research Reported Internationally

UW Today's press release about HCDE Professor Charlotte Lee's research triggered a number of reports across the nation and internationally.

 

May 2, 2011 

UW Today Highlights Research by Charlotte Lee and Alex Thayer

UW Today highlighted research conducted by Assistant Professor Charlotte Lee and graduate student Alex Thayer over the past year on the use of e-readers in higher education in an article published today.

 

April 28, 2011 

COE Discovery Days 2011 a Success

The College of Engineering's Annual Discovery Days were held April 22–23, 2011.

 

April 20, 2011 

Jonathan Morgan Receives Wikimedia Research Fellowship

Jonathan Morgan, PhD student in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE), receives Wikimedia Research Fellowship. Morgan will be spending the summer in San Francisco conducting research.

 

April 7, 2011 

Katie Derthick Receives NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship

HCDE PhD student Katie Derthick has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship for summer 2011. Derthick will be spending the summer in Taiwan conducting research.

 

April 6, 2011 

Natasha Jones Receives UW Excellence in Teaching Award

Natasha Jones, PhD student in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE), receives UW Excellence in Teaching Award. Congratulations to Natasha for this tremendous honor!

 

April 5, 2011 

HCDE Students Receive NSF Graduate Fellowships

The National Science Foundation (NSF) just announced the 2011 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, three-year research awards, and HCDE graduate students Alexis Hope and John Porter were among those offered awards as part of the program. Congratulations to Alexis and John!

 

March 31, 2011 

Designing an Intelligent Medical Assistant for Diagnostic Ultrasound

HCDE MS student Alexis Hope traveled to California in February to present a research paper at the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. Hope recently reported on the conference.

 

March 9, 2011 

HCDE Celebrates 2nd Birthday and 1st Annual Corporate Affiliates Day

HCDE celebrated its 2nd birthday as the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering in style on Wednesday, February 23, with an all day program for its Corporate Affiliate members, followed by a rousing Open House in the evening.

 

March 7, 2011 

2011 HCDE Faculty Innovator Awards

HCDE is pleased to announce the 2011 HCDE Innovator Awards.

 

March 2, 2011 

Julianna Jones Presents Paper in Rome

Julianna Jones, MS student in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE), traveled to Rome in February to present a paper at the Fifth International Conference on Design Principles and Practice. Jones reported on her trip upon her return.

 

February 22, 2011 

Mark Zachry Elected Associate Fellow of STC

Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) Professor Mark Zachry has just received one of the highest honors awarded by the Society of Technical Combination (STC)—he has been elected as an Associate Fellow (STC).

 

February 6, 2011 

DoodleADoodle

In December 2010, Nathan Bilbao, HCDE BS Student, and Donald DeSantis, HCDE MS student, took first place at Redmond Startup Weekend for creating an iPhone app, DoodleADoodle. Read the story in Nathan's own words.

 

February 6, 2011 

re:Design Awarded by the Society for Technical Communication

Congratulations to the 2010 re:Design team for receiving a Society for Technical Communication (STC) Puget Sound competition award. Co-manager Alena Benson and Design Lead Mike Watt received the award at the STC competition showcase in Seattle on January 18, 2011.

 

November 24, 2010 

Alumni and Students Make New Connections

Both undergraduate and graduate HCDE students were invited to network and build mentor relationships with HCDE alumni on Tuesday, November 9, 2010. HCDE student Yoshi McLeod reported on the event.

 

November 16, 2010 

HCDE Hosts Multijurisdictional Exercise

On October 14, HCDE hosted over forty crisis managers from around the Puget Sound area for a multijurisdictional exercise.

 

November 13, 2010 

HCDE Alumni and Friends Night at Microsoft

HCDE and the Microsoft User Experience Central team held a highly successful HCDE/TC Alumni and "Friends at Microsoft" event on November 11, 2011, right after World Usability Day events at Microsoft.

 

November 12, 2010 

HCDE Students Make HCDE Proud at World Usability Day at Microsoft

HCDE students represented the department well at World Usability Day at Microsoft on Thursday, November 11, 2010.

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