Congrats Christy

Congrats to Christy LaPerriere for obtaining a position as an Associate Product Designer at SightPlan, a company revolutionizing asset management and resident service! In this role, Christy is responsible for designing features backed by user research and congregating consumer data. Next year, Christy is planning to attend graduate school for a Masters in Human-Computer Interaction. Read more about Congrats Christy[…]

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 Read more about Federal Work Study Positions[…]

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 Read more about Feature on UCF QEP website[…]

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 Read more about SIGITE 2017 paper published[…]

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 Read more about Rafael Forero and Leeba Thomas join[…]

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 the 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 Read more about Proof-of-concept accepted[…]

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. Read more about Non-profit Involvement[…]

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. Read more about Quality Enhancement Program (QEP)[…]