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!

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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