HCI Graduate Program News and Events

HCI Program

May 13, 2023 – The following HCI students graduated Spring 2023:


May 2, 2023 – Iowa State researchers in psychology and engineering found women experience cybersickness from virtual reality more often than men. Their ongoing work, supported by a new $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, explores the difference and options to help individuals adapt. Like motion sickness, cybersickness occurs when there is a mismatch between visual motion and body motion. Read More.

September 7, 2023 – Isabel Almaguer, online Master of Human Computer Interaction student, has been awarded an ACM-W scholarship for attendance at The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Congratulations Isabel!

Congratulations to our Fall 2023 Graduates!

Congratulations to our Fall 2023 Graduates! Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Heidi Doellinger: Majored in Human Computer Interaction Manuela (Ella) Faulhaber: Majored in Human Computer Interaction Long He: Co-Majored in Education

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Updates from HCI – Welcome to Fall 2023

The HCI Graduate Program has four items to share for Fall 2023: 1) ChatGPT, the Bee Gees, and HCI; 2) New HCI policies regarding Ph.D. students; 3) Enrollment Keeps Rising (Keep telling your friends!); 4) CycloneSupport and TAO (for your well-being)

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SPIRE-EIT 2023 recap

The 2023 SPIRE-EIT REU program has completed. VRAC has released a series of video highlighting the accomplishments of this years REU participants.

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REU|2022 summary

REU|2022 summer program interns reflect on their experience in the following video.  Visit http://reu.vrac.iastate.edu for information on the summer 2023 SPIRE-EIT REU program.  https://youtu.be/KPjr03KlofE

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