Human Centered Design & Engineering

Competitions


April 17, 2018

T-Mobile Internet of Things Hackathon April 20-22

Internet of Things Hackathon T-Mobile HQ, Bellevue WA April 20-22, 2018   T-Mobile is providing shuttles to and from UW and is giving out thousands of dollars in prizes at the event. Provided by T-Mobile: Food to keep you going and caffeine to keep you awake. Awesome hardware to use, like IoT devices, wearables, VR…


June 8, 2017

Deadline Extended: GIX Innovation Competition

The following information is from the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) partnership between UW and Tsinghua University. Work with teammates and mentors on your project over the summer to win a cash prize! The GIX 2017 Innovation Competition is currently accepting submissions from emerging innovators with connected device projects. The Deadline for submissions is June 24,…


April 22, 2015

AT&T and NYU Connect Ability Challenge

The following information is from Challenge Post. The Connect Ability Challenge is a software development competition (with $100,000 in cash prizes) focusing on assistive technologies. During this 3 month online hackathon, we’re challenging students and developers to create software & hardware solutions inspired by four real people with disabilities — Paul, Xian, Jason, and Gus — and…


April 2, 2015

Buerk Center Business Plan Competition

The fol­low­ing infor­ma­tion was sent by UW’s Sci­ence & Engi­neer­ing Busi­ness Asso­ci­a­tion (SEBA) UW Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition Beginning this week, you can upload your 5 – 7 page Executive Summary to complete your 2015 BPC submission. The deadline to complete your entry is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2015. If you haven’t already, you will…


March 25, 2015

Caption HCDE

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is looking for new student-generated taglines to be used in our marketing and communications. What is Human Centered Design & Engineering to you? If you can summarize your thoughts in 140 characters or less (the length of a tweet), then we want to hear it! Up to…


March 24, 2015

Design the Engineering DIscovery Days T-Shirt

Please see the following volunteer and t-shirt design opportunities for Engineering Discovery Days. Sign up to volunteer at Engineering Discovery Days 2015! This event is a great opportunity to share your excitement about the engineering field with K-12 students. All volunteers are given an event t-shirt and provided lunch. Sign up here: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/dass/248682 We have…


January 27, 2015

Hack Housing: Weekend Hackathon with Zillow

February 6-8, 2015 Zillow Headquarters 1301 2nd Ave, Floor 31 Seattle, WA 98101 Zillow and the department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington, with participation from the White House, U.S. Department of Commerce and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will host a weekend hackathon at Zillow’s HQ, February 6-8,…


January 26, 2015

Hackster Hardware Weekend

The following information is from Hackster.io. 2015 Hackster Hardware Weekend Starts: Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Ends: Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Surf Incubator Wells Fargo Building 999 Third Ave. Suite 700 Seattle, WA 98104 The 2015 Hackster Hardware Weekend Roadshow is coming. Hackster is a community and it’s time we…


December 1, 2014

HCDE Student Startup Project Needs Your Vote

HCDE student Susan Evans recently participated in Seattle Startup Weekend’s 2014 EDU event—a 54-hour hackathon-style event focused on improving education. With the goal of encouraging kids to enjoy reading Evans and her team of designers, developers, educators, and business executives created a prototype for an iPad app called Book Thoughts. Book Thoughts empowers kids to…


Shobe Prize: Registration Now Open!

2015 Shobe Prize Pitch Day: 1/15/15 Register here >> The Shobe Prize is an annual competition sponsored by Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) alumnus, Matt Shobe. Steps: Students give a 5-minute idea pitch to Matt Shobe on January 15, 2015. Finalists are invited back in February to present a polished proposal to a panel of judges. Judges…



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