Around noon on Saturday Sept 22, Makeability Lab collaborator and UW CSE PhD student, Galen Weld, became the 76th person to summit the 100 highest mountains in Washington and the youngest person to do so! Congrats Galen!
Above, a picture of Galen on top of Buck Mountain in the Glacier Peak Wilderness--the final mountain in the list.
Above, a picture of Galen on top of Buck Mountain in the Glacier Peak Wilderness--the final mountain in the list.[read more]
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 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]
We were excited that our paper entitled "Ondulé: Designing and Controlling 3D Printable Springs" was accepted for publication at UIST'19. 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]
We received an Amazon Catalyst award to fund Manaswi Saha's dissertation research on “Combining Computational and Visualization Techniques to Understand Urban Accessibility at Scale.” Congrats Manaswi! [read more]
We were honored that both of our papers submitted to ASSETS'19 were accepted for publication:
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]