UW CREATE

Director


January 18, 2019

Jennifer Mankoff, Founding Co-Director

Jennifer Mankoff, CREATE Director and co-founder

My research focuses on accessibility and 3D printing.  I have led the effort to better understand both clinical and DIY stakeholders in this process, and developed better, more usable tools for production. Together, these can enhance the capabilities and participation of all users in today’s  manufacturing revolution. Affiliations: Richard E. Ladner Professor, Paul G. Allen…


January 17, 2019

Jacob O. Wobbrock, Founding Co-Director

Jake Wobbrock, CREATE Co-Director and UW iSchool faculty member

My research seeks to scientifically understand people’s experiences of computers and information, and to improve those experiences through design and engineering, especially for people with disabilities. My specific research topics include input & interaction techniques, human performance measurement & modeling, HCI research & design methods, mobile computing, and accessible computing. Affiliations: Professor, The Information School…


January 16, 2019

Anat Caspi, Director for Translation

Anat Caspi, CREATE Director for Translation

I am interested in exploring ways in which collaborative commons and cooperation can challenge and transform the current economics of assistive technology and incentivize rapid development and deployment of ethically built accessible technologies. My research focuses on engineering machine intelligent solutions for customizable real-time, responsive technologies in the context of work, play and urban street…


January 15, 2019

Richard Ladner, Director for Education

Richard Ladner, Founder of AccessComputing and Allen School faculty member

I am interested in accessibility technology research, especially technology for deaf, deaf-blind, hard-of-hearing, and blind people. Active in promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities in computing fields, I am the Principal Investigator for the National Science Foundation funded AccessComputing and AccessCSforAll. Affiliations: Professor Emeritus, Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering Principal Investigator, AccessComputing…