Camp Connect III

The STIR Lab students together with iUX Academy students were invited to organize the UCF iSTEM’s Camp Connect III summer event, introducing the three high school student to the field of Human-Computer Interaction within Computer Science. iUX Academy student Zach Shea also introduced the students to the design process and helped them create their first mobile app prototype.

Summer Internship with Career Fair Plus

Congrats to Irina Lediaeva for obtaining a summer internship with Career Fair Plus. As an Accessibility Intern, Irina will be helping to ensure the company’s applications meet current accessibility standards across a variety of platforms, such as iOS and Android devices.

Federal Work Study Positions

The iUX Academy is looking for an individual who is passionate about the fields of User Experience and Human-Computer Interaction to join their team! This individual will have opportunity to gain real world experience as the Academy partners students up with companies in the Orlando area. This partnership allows students to gain hands-on involvement within[…]

Feature on UCF QEP website

iUX Academy Featured on UCF QEP Website November 9, 2017 – This week the success of the iUX Academy was highlighted by UCF’s QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan) office. Highlights from the announcement include: “The iUX Academy is part of a larger initiative to enhance human-computer interaction education at UCF and has received over $65,000 in internal[…]

SIGITE 2017 paper published

SIGITE 2017 Paper Published Online September 29, 2017 – The SIGITE 2017 paper that was accepted for publication in the SIGITE conference proceedings this past summer is now accessible online through the ACM Digital Library. The paper can be downloaded from the following page: Andrew Talone will be presenting the paper in Rochester, NY on[…]

Rafael Forero and Leeba Thomas join

Rafael Forero and Leeba Thomas join the iUX Academy and the Medi-IoT Team! August 14, 2017 – The iUX Academy welcomes Rafael Forero and Leeba Thomas to the team. Rafael will be joining the lab and Medi-IoT team to assist with front-end development and Leeba will be helping with back-end development. Rafael is an undergraduate student at[…]

Proof-of-concept accepted

Paper Discussing iUX Academy Proof-of-Concept Accepted to SIGITE 2017 July 19, 2017 – Congratulations to Andrew Talone, Prateek Basavaraj, and Dr. Wisniewski on the acceptance of their paper to he 18th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education (aka SIGITE 2017)! Their paper describes the concept of the iUX Academy, and the success of the lab’s[…]

Zach Shea Joins

Zach Shea Joins the iUX Academy! June 16, 2017 – The iUX Academy welcomes Zachary Shea to the team. Zach will both be working with the lab’s newest client (Medi-IoT). Zach will be the principal UI/UX designer on the team. We are excited to have both Zach join the iUX Academy! Zachary Shea is an undergraduate student studying[…]

Non-profit Involvement

The iUX Academy & Non-Profits: Spring 2017 The iUX Academy is excited to work with two local non-profit organizations: Shuck N Share and NerdBrander  in applying the user-centered design process to build websites for their organizations.   Shuck&Share is a non-profit that works with the Marine Discovery Center to provide education and awareness to improving the environment.[…]

Quality Enhancement Program (QEP)

Quality Enchanments Program (QEP) February 21, 2017 – Congratulations to Dr. Wisniewski who was selected as the recipient of a Program Innovation Award in the amount of $10,000 by UCF’s Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) to start the User Experience (iUX) Academy at UCF. The program will start of with an initial group of undergraduate IT/CS students.[…]


Congratulations! November 16, 2016 – Congratulations to Dr. Wisniewski for receiving $10,360 from the Florida High Tech Corridor Industry Matching Funds Research Program for her project entitled, “Bogen Usability Testing: A Proof-of-Concept for Building an Industry User Experience (iUX) Academy.” Dr. Pamela Wisniewski   Return to News