December 3, 2014 UW News

Art of Light

HCDE major Julia Chamberlain never intended to pursue a fine arts degree. But that was before she discovered the Ceramic and Metal Arts building. Now she’s double-majoring in sculpture and engineering.


December 2, 2014 UW Today

What is HCDE New Comics Class Aims to Answer the Question

Charlotte Lee's new Directed Research Group teaches students comic artistry and helps explain to the general public what, exactly, Human Centered Design & Engineering is all about.


November 21, 2014 

PhD Student Daniel Perry Reports on CHI Play Conference

HCDE Phd Student Daniel Perry attended first annual conference on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI Play 2014) in Toronto.


November 13, 2014 

HCDE Students and Faculty Attend CDVE 2014

PhD student Michael Brooks shares his experience at the International Conference on Cooperative Design, Visualization, and Engineering (CDVE).


November 10, 2014 

2014 Corporate Affiliates Day Recap

The HCDE Corporate Affiliates Day brought together HCDE faculty and corporate partners for a half-day conference to showcase of the latest work produced by the department and explore collaboration opportunities.


November 6, 2014 

Sean Munson Profiled in Provost Report on Innovative Educators

HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson was recently featured in the University of Washington Provost's report "Leading Change in Public Higher Education."


November 6, 2014 

Cecilia Aragon Receives Award for Scientific Data Management Project

HCDE Associate Professor Cecilia Aragon and her collaborators at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab recently received a $300K award from the US Department of Energy for their project Usable Data Abstractions for Next-Generation Scientific Workflows.


November 4, 2014 

Sean Munson on To the Point

HCDE Assistant Professor Sean Munson was recently on KCRW's To the Point for a panel discussion on News Media, Social Networks, and Political Opinion Bubbles.


November 3, 2014 

HCDE a Top Program for UX Design

A recent article in Fast Company's Co.Design lists HCDE as a top program for employers to find interaction designers.


October 30, 2014 

Participatory Design Conference Report by Robert Racadio

HCDE PhD student Robert Racadio shares his experience at the Participatory Design Conference in Namibia.


October 29, 2014 

ShiftLabs Hackathon to Fight Ebola

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko and her startup Shift Labs recently hosted a 48-hour hackathon to join the global fight against the Ebola virus.


October 27, 2014 

Sean Munson in New York Times Story on Facebook and Journalism

The New York Times recently reached Sean Munson for comment about the growing impact Facebook has when delivering news content specific to a person's interests.


October 15, 2014 

Announcing the Center for Collaborative Systems for Security, Safety, and Regional Resilience (CoSSaR)

CoSSaR is a multi-disciplinary center where professionals from a wide range of entities team with university experts to align strategies, processes and investments in systems for security, safety, and resilience.


October 15, 2014 

Bob Watson Reports on SIGDOC Conference

HCDE PhD student Bob Watson recently attended ACM Special Interest Group on Design of Communication (SIGDOC) conference and reported on his experience.


October 14, 2014 

HCDE Welcomes Erin Baker

Erin Baker is the new HCDE Administrator. Erin comes to HCDE from an Administrator position in the School of Medicine.


September 25, 2014 

Beth Kolko Judge at Hackathon to Improve the Breast Pump

HCDE Professor Beth Kolko was a recent judge at MIT Media Lab's "Make the Breast Pump Not Suck!" Hackathon.


September 24, 2014 

HCDE Student Forms HackTheCD Central District Startup Weekend

Incoming HCDE Master's student David Harris forms a hackathon to teach tech and entrepreneurial skills to minority groups in Seattle’s Central District.


September 23, 2014 

HCDE Welcomes Alex Llapitan

HCDE welcomes Alex Llapitan as the new Academic Counselor. Alex will be the departmental contact for Undergraduate Advising.


September 19, 2014 

PhD Students Publish Article on Human Centered Game Design

HCDE PhD students Daniel Perry and John Robinson, and Associate Professor Cecilia Aragon, are co-authors on a recently published article in the journal of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience.


September 16, 2014 

Julia Chamberlain's Artwork in "Mad Campus" Exhibition

HCDE dual-degree student Julia Chamberlain is one of twelve artists currently exhibiting artwork on the UW campus as part of the "Mad Campus" exhibition.


September 9, 2014 

Promoting Reflection in Engineering Education

HCDE Professors are leading a two-year study to promote the practice of reflection as part of engineering education.


September 5, 2014 

Kate Starbird Receives NSF Award

HCDE's Kate Starbird is the Principal Investigator on an NSF award to research the spread of rumors online during crisis events.


September 4, 2014 

HCDE + Comics

Charlotte Lee's new research group explores sequential storytelling through the use of comics.


September 2, 2014 

Cynthia Atman to Give Keynote Presentation

HCDE Professor Cynthia Atman is a keynote presenter at the 2014 SEFI Conference in Birmingham, UK.


August 28, 2014 

Daniela Rosner on IKEA Hacking

Daniela Rosner was recently interviewed by the radio show 99% Invisible for her research on IKEA Hacking.