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!

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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Top VR/AR Programs

2021 Virtual/Augmented Reality College Rankings have been published, and VRAC’s HCI graduate program receives high praise both locally and nationally.  The HCI program ranks 3rd in the Midwest, and 11th Nationally among other public schools and colleges. 

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