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
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Paper accepted to CSCL 2017.
"Teaching accessibility in a technology design course" by K. Shinohara, C. Bennett, J. Wobbrock, W. Pratt.
February 13, 2017.
Three CHI papers with MAD Lab authors accepted to CHI 2017.
December 13, 2016.
- Group Touch by Abigail Evans, K. Davis, J. Fogarty and J. Wobbrock.
- Improved gaze typing by Martez Mott, S. Williams, J. Wobbrock and M. Morris.
- Interaction proxies by Xiaoyi Zhang, A. Ross, A. Caspi, J. Fogarty and J. Wobbrock.
Dr. Wobbrock interviewed by the
for his experience
December 6, 2016.