UW CREATE

Associate Director


January 14, 2019

Heather Feldner, Associate Director

Heather Feldner, Rehabilitation Technology and Disability Studies

My focus is on advancing participation and health together with people with disabilities and their families by exploring the intersections between mobility, disability, and technology in a variety of personal and environmental contexts. My research centers on the design and implementation of mobility assistive technology, including how perceptions of disability and identity emerge and evolve…


January 13, 2019

Leah Findlater, Associate Director

Leah Findlater, CREATE Associate Director and HCDE faculty member

I am interested in how to create technologies that adapt to accommodate individual user needs and preferences, whether to improve basic interactions such as touchscreen text entry or more complex tasks such as working with machine learning models. My research goal is to ensure that the next generation of computing technologies are designed to meet…


January 12, 2019

James Fogarty, Associate Director

James Fogarty, CREATE Associate Director and Allen School faculty member

My broad research interests are in Human-Computer Interaction, User Interface Software and Technology, and Ubiquitous Computing. My focus is on developing, deploying, and evaluating new approaches to the human obstacles surrounding widespread everyday adoption of ubiquitous sensing and intelligent computing technologies. Affiliations: Professor, Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering Contact Fogarty faculty page jfogarty@cs.uw.edu…


January 11, 2019

Jon Froehlich, Associate Director

Jon Froehlich, CREATE Associate Director and Allen School faculty member

My research focuses on designing, building, and evaluating interactive technology that addresses high value social issues such as environmental sustainability, computer accessibility, and personalized health and wellness. Affiliations: Associate Professor, Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering Contact Froehlich faculty page jonf@cs.washington.edu Google Scholar Research highlights Real-time captioning and sound awareness support With advances in…


January 10, 2019

Kat Steele, Associate Director

Kat Steele, CREATE Associate Director and UW Mechanical Engineering faculty

My research focuses upon using novel computational and experimental tools to understand human movement and improve treatment and quality of life of individuals with cerebral palsy, stroke, and other neurological disorders. My research strives to connect engineering and medicine to create solutions that can advance our understanding of human ability, but also translate research results to the…