Liang Wins the T-Shirt Design Contest for CHI 2019

Liang He May 03, 2019

PhD student Liang He's t-shirt design was selected for the ACM CHI student volunteers (SV). This is the second time that Liang has won the CHI t-shirt design contest (the first time was at CHI'14). CH...

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Project Sidewalk in the Local News!

Manaswi Saha Apr 30, 2019

With the recent Seattle and Newberg launch of Project Sidewalk, we have been getting a lot of media attention. Here are a few articles so far (<...

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Ather Sharif Gives Invited Keynote Address

Jon E. Froehlich Apr 25, 2019

Makeability Lab member Ather Sharif gives the Keynote Address at the 2019 Evergreen International Conference in Pennsylvania ([read more]

UW News Covers Project Sidewalk

Jon E. Froehlich Apr 18, 2019

In recognition of our Best Paper Award at CHI'19 and to help highlight our new deployments in Seattle, WA and [read more]

Aileen Zeng Presents at Women's Research Day

Jon E. Froehlich Apr 17, 2019

Our rock star ugrad researcher, Aileen Zeng, presented a poster on our successful Washington DC deployment of Project Sidewalk ...

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High Schoolers Visit the Makeability Lab

Jon E. Froehlich Mar 26, 2019

The Makeability Lab and the UbiComp Lab hosted students from Northwest High School. The high school studen...

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Augmented Reality STEM Projects Funded by UW Reality Lab

Jon E. Froehlich Mar 19, 2019

The UW Reality Lab just announced that they are funding our work in augmented reality (AR) and STEM for elementary school learners. Our most recent project in ...

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Two Best Paper Awards at CHI'19

Jon E. Froehlich Mar 15, 2019

We are honored and excited that the Makeability Lab received two 'Best Paper Awards' at CHI'19, which are giv...

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Aileen Zeng Awarded Mary Gates Research Scholarship

Jon E. Froehlich Mar 13, 2019

Congratulations to ugrad researcher extraordinaire, Aileen Zeng, for being awarded the Mary Gates Research Scholarship for her work on [read more]

PrototypAR Accepted Into IDC'19

Jon E. Froehlich Mar 12, 2019

Our paper on PrototypAR, an interactive tangible prototyping system that allows children to rapidly build, test, and iterate on their designs using augmented reality (AR) was accepted to the [read more]