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.

Course Availability

The course schedule is displayed for planning purposes – courses can be modified, changed, or cancelled. Course availability will be considered finalized on the first day of open enrollment. For quarterly enrollment dates, please refer to our graduate education section.

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Dates:March 29 - June 4, 2021
Units: 1.00
Instructors: Michael Bernstein
Delivery Option:
For Credit $1,352.00
Notes: Pre-registration Dates: February 1, 2021 at 9:00am to March 12, 2021 at 5:00pm

Computer Science Department Requirement
Students taking graduate courses in Computer Science must enroll for the maximum number of units and maintain a B or better in each course in order to continue taking courses under the Non Degree Option.

Pre-registration for this course will secure your enrollment request and ensure timely processing of your application for potential course approval. Please note: course enrollment will be confirmed after March 19, 2021; after completing your pre-registration, no further action is required on your part.


This course may not currently be available to learners in some states and territories.