The MAD Lab at the University of Washington
comprises Ph.D. students in information science
and computer science
working with Dr. Jacob O. Wobbrock
mobile and accessible design within
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
We are active members of the DUB Group,
the multi-departmental HCI and Design group on campus.
To create useful interactive technologies that improve people's access to and
interaction with computers and information, particularly for impaired users or users in
- Vision. "The world has arrived at an age of cheap complex devices of great reliability; and something is bound to come of it." — Vannevar Bush (1945)
- Inclusion. "Everybody has to be able to participate in a future that they want to live for." — Dean Kamen
- Utility. "The value of an idea lies in the using of it." — Thomas Edison
Dr. Jacob O. Wobbrock
Kristen Shinohara, Cynthia L. Bennett, and Jacob O. Wobbrock have a paper accepted to the
ASSETS 2016 conference on Computers & Accessibility in October 2016. The paper
is entitled, "How designing for people with and without disabilities shapes student
design thinking." Link coming soon!