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Silicon Valley, CA

Wednesday, November 7th
San Jose State University – Industrial Engineering Dept

Prof Dan Nathan-Roberts

  • Interactive genetic algorithm for iterative design
  • Research to codify UCD for designing physical space
  • Usability Lab tour

Adj Prof Dan Rosenberg

  • Educating for HCI at Scale (view presentation)
  • Design Thinking and UX: Two Sides of the Same Coin


Stanford University, Palo Alto  — Automotive Innovation Facility Simulation Lab

Dave Miller, coordinator

  • BJ Fogg’s behavior model and persuasive technology design
  • Robot sounds and robot motion research (David Sirkin and/or Dylan Moore)
  • Trust in Automation (Ernestine Fu and David Miller) and human computer moral conflicts (David Miller)

Consortium only session — Round Robin and planning next meeting


Thursday, November 8th
Google Daydream,  Mountain View

Dan Odell, Staff Researcher
Lindsay Metcalfe, Design Manager
Jinghua Zhang, Head of UX Research:

Augmented and Virtual Reality: UX factors, trends, organizational considerations


Varian Medical Systems – Palo Alto

Nahida Lebbos, Director UX
Ray Oyung, Senior Manager, UX
Jonathan Arnowitz, UX Architect

  • UCD Process
  • FDA Requirements
  • Development Process for recent product
  • UX Organization

Consortium only session — Wrap up meeting

Tour of Varian Medical Systems Manufacturing (Optional)

Pittsburgh, PA

Tuesday, April 17
Company Visits

BNY Mellon Bank (Ashley Blankette, UX Group Manager, Innovation Ctr)

  • Presentation on UX and innovation at Mellon Bank, promoting design thinking
  • Tour of Innovation Center UX lab

Uber Advanced Technologies (Carol Smith,  Sr. UX Researcher)

  • Management experience and challenges; Agile development

Luma Institute (Pete Maher, Chief Innovation Officer)

  • Scaling a Culture of Innovation through Human-Centered Design

Maya Design (Dave Bishop, Principle Strategist)

  • Presentation: Client case studies
  • Studio tour
  • Lunch
Carnegie Mellon University

CMU Design School  (Professors Bruce Hanington, and Stephen Stadelmeier)

  • Human centered design curriculum, projects in UX design (Margaret Morrison building,
    Room MM 110)

Consortium Meeting (Private – Stan Caplan)

Dinner at Mt. Washington


Wednesday, April 18
Carnegie Mellon University

CMU-Integrated Innovation Institute (Professor Jonathan Cagan)

  • Integrated Product Development: Creating products that captivate people (in Roberts Hall-Dilks Library)

CMU Computer Science Dept – Human Computer Interaction Institute (in Newell-Simon Hall 4513)

  • Futuristic Smartphone, Wearable Computers  (Professor Dan Siewiorek)
  • Futuristic Smartphone, Wearable Computers  (Chris Harrison)
  • Futuristic Smartphone, Crowd Sourcing  (Jason Hong)
  • Crowd Sourcing as a Foundation for Automated Systems  (Jeff Bigham)

Consortium Meeting – Wrap up  (Private – Stan Caplan)