Directed Research Groups
Faculty and research scientists in the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering run directed research groups, which offer students a wide range of opportunities to do hands-on work, from conducting usability tests for local companies all the way to collecting data on communication issues internationally.
Students interested in participating in directed research must get permission directly from the faculty member leading the group. Undergraduate students enroll in HCDE 496, while graduate students register for HCDE 596. HCDE MS students are required to register for the PCE section of HCDE 596. For details on how to register, please visit the Variable Credit Registration Policy.
Students are encouraged to check this list frequently as Directed Research Groups are added leading up to the beginning of the quarter.
Summer 2021 Research Groups
- Insomnia Chatbots (Björling, Reding, Sazanami)
- Misinformation and the 2020 U.S. Election (Starbird)
Applying human-centered design practice to Health Metrics: Foundational research and journey mapping (Kim) Participatory Design with Children and Researchers (Yip, Kientz, Lee, Hiniker)
Autumn 2021 Research Groups