Makeability Lab Summer 2019 Retreat!
Hiking, canoeing, kayaking, potluck picnicking, games, & fun. The Summer 2019 Makeability Lab retreat was a great success. As the summer ends, also an opportunity to thank and say goodbye to our wonderful high school and ugrad interns. [read more]
Manaswi Saha Accepted into ASSETS'19 Doctoral Consortium
Makeability Lab PhD student, Manaswi Saha, has been accepted into the ASSETS'19 Doctoral Consortium where she will present and receive feedback on her doctoral work entitled "Interactive Tools for Assessing and Understanding Urban Accessibility At Scale". Congratulations Manaswi! [read more]
Project Sidewalk Featured in Seattle Met Magazine
Project Sidewalk featured in the August issue of the Seattle Met in an article entitled "Can Project Sidewalk Use Crowdsourcing to Help Seattleites Get Around?". The article describes Project Sidewalk and includes perspectives from pedestrian activist Douglas MacDonald (a former WA State Transportation Secretary) and Ross McFarland, the SDOT Sidewalk Repair Program Manager. [read more]
One Paper Accepted to UIST 2019
We were excited that our paper entitled "Ondulé: Designing and Controlling 3D Printable Springs" submitted to UIST'19 was accepted for publication. This work was led by UW CSE PhD student Liang He, and co-authored by Huaishu Peng (UMD CS), Michelle Lin (UW CSE Undergrad), Ravikanth Konjet (Microsoft), François Guimbretière (Cornell), and Jon Froehlich. [read more]
Two Papers Accepted to ASSETS'19
We were honored that both of our papers submitted to ASSETS'19 were accepted for publication:
Aileen Awarded National SWE Scholarship
In recognition of her scholastic achievements, service, and research, Aileen Zeng was just awarded the highly competitive Motorola Solutions Foundation Engineering Scholarship from the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).
Congratulations Aileen!![read more]
High School Interns Earn Direct Admission Into Allen School
Congrats to Summer 2018 interns Johnson Kuang and Shiven Bhatt from Inglemoor High School and Redmond High School, respectively, for earning direct admission into the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington.
Last year, Johnson worked on developing this Makeability Lab website while Shiven worked on Project Sidewalk. We are incredibly fortunate to have both Johnson and Shiven back in the Makeability Lab this year. Johnson is working on the AccessVis team while Shiven is working on Urban Accessibility Evolution
Last year, Johnson worked on developing this Makeability Lab website while Shiven worked on Project Sidewalk. We are incredibly fortunate to have both Johnson and Shiven back in the Makeability Lab this year. Johnson is working on the AccessVis team while Shiven is working on Urban Accessibility Evolution[read more]