The Scientific Collaboration and Creativity Lab (SCCL) at the University of Washington includes researchers focusing on the following research areas within the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI):
- Visual analytics
- Games for good (collaborative educational games)
- Scientific collaborations
- Collaborative creativity
- Emotion in text communication; applied machine learning and natural language processing
- Usability and sustainability
Lab members build collaborative visual analytics software and study sociotechnical systems. The lab is headed by Dr. Cecilia R. Aragon, Associate Professor in the department of Human Centered Design and Engineering. In 2009, Aragon won the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for her work.