Human-Computer Interaction Seminar


Stanford School of Engineering


Dynamic professionals sharing their industry experience and cutting edge research within the human-computer interaction (HCI) field will be presented in this seminar. Each week, a unique collection of technologists, artists, designers, and activists will discuss a wide range of current and evolving topics pertaining to HCI.

Upcoming guest speaker listings and an archive of past seminars can be found here:

Previous Guest Speakers:

  • Steve Whittaker, UC Santa Cruz
  • Sepandar Kamvar, MIT Media Lab
  • Karen Wilkinson and Mike Petrich, Exploratorium
  • Kristen Berman, Irrational Labs
  • Jeff Wieland and Ramya Sethuraman, Facebook Accessibility
  • Serge Egelman, UC Berkeley
  • Kevin Crowston, Syracuse University
  • Andres Monroy-Hernandez, Microsoft Research
  • John Tang, Microsoft Research


Seminar videos are available at one week after the lecture occurs on campus and on-demand on Youtube. Streaming will require an HTML5 supported web browser and a high-speed internet connection. You can watch on the go with iOS, Android, Windows Phone and any smartphone/tablet that supports HTML5.

Note on Seminar Availability

This seminar is typically offered Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters.

The courses and seminars schedule is displayed for planning purposes; courses can be modified, changed, or cancelled. Course and seminar availability will be considered finalized on the first day of open enrollment. For quarterly enrollment dates, please refer to our graduate certificate homepage.

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