Mark Haselkorn

2017 Seminar Series

A discussion on mission-based information and communications technology

2015 Seminar Series

The Relationship between Human-Centered Designers and Software Developers in State-of-the-Art Technology Innovation


What is state-of-the-art technology innovation? Why does it hinge on the evolving relationship between human-centered designers and software developers? Where do other key stakeholders like end users, project sponsors, and technology administrators fit into this equation? How are standards impacting the definition of HCDE in technology innovation? How will the roles and skills of technology designers change in response to new concepts and processes for achieving successful innovation? Let's share some stories and begin to figure out the complex, evolving nature of Human Centered Design & Engineering in this huge collaborative space called technology innovation.

2014 Seminar Series

Beyond Designing Systems for Users

One of the most compelling directions for Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) focuses on facilitating complex communities in the organization and use of their information sharing environment.  Co-designing this system of systems with a vast and diverse array of stakeholders requires HCDEers to exercise skills and engage in roles that expand beyond the skillset and roles often associated with interface and system design.  Examples from the ongoing Maritime Operations Information Sharing Analysis (MOISA) project are used to explore this exciting and rapidly evolving area of HCDE.

2013 Seminar Series

Integrated Modeling of Work and Information Flow to Close the Gap between Human-Centered Design and System Development

Focused on the world of work (for-profit or non-profit), Professor Haselkorn’s research addresses two gaps: (1) the gap between professionals trying to accomplish their work and vendors seeking to maintain a viable business by making, marketing and selling successful products; and (2) the gap between designers seeking to develop solutions based on user needs and environments and developers trying to make working, scalable, maintainable, desirable products. Professor Haselkorn will describe how field-based modeling of integrated work and information flow is being used to address these gaps in both the medical and regional security sectors.

About Mark Haselkorn

Mark Haselkorn is a Professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington.  He is Director of the new university Center on Collaborative Systems for Security, Safety & Regional Resilience (CoSSaR) and currently leads the Maritime Operations Information Sharing (MOISA) project, a research partnership sponsored by three Federal Agencies -- DHS Interagency Operations Center (IOC), Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE), and National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO) – with the goal of better understanding the information sharing requirements for regional maritime safety and security.  He also is a lead investigator on an AHRQ R01 to develop work and information centered methods for achieving evidence-based health information technology.  Dr. Haselkorn also conducts research for the Red Cross Global Disaster Preparedness Center and has completed an NSF initiative to define the emerging frontier of "Humanitarian Service Science & Engineering." He has worked with the military on a number of projects, including the integration of DOD and VA electronic medical records and the Air Force’s strategic management of ICT under the threat of Y2K (a study published by the National Research Council).  Dr. Haselkorn has conducted foundational research in the area of intelligent transportation systems, including development of the first Web-based real-time traveler information system (Traffic Reporter, 1990). He is Past President of the IEEE Professional Communication Society, has served on ISO/IEC-JTC1, is a member of the IEEE Medical Technology Policy Committee, and was a founding Board Member of the International Community on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM).