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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.

 

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.

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