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!

HCI 20th Anniversary Celebration

The Human Computer Interaction (HCI) program at Iowa State University has celebrated its 20th anniversary! We hosted a vibrant event filled with insightful talks, research presentations, alumni reunions, panel discussions, and reflections. Here are some of the key highlights.

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Digital accessibility: in conversation with Kavya Ramamoorthy

In a rapidly evolving digital age, the nuances of technology and its interface with human touchpoints have become crucial. One individual working in this expanding field is Kavya Ramamoorthy, a proud graduate of Iowa State University’s human-computer interaction (HCI) online master’s program. Now, as a Digital Accessibility Specialist, she is in a position to enhance the online experience for Citibank customers.

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