FRIDAY FORUM: Pujita Tipnis
Friday Forum is here! It's a chance for everyone to get to know our HCIM cohort. Catch up every week to learn about the diverse backgrounds that makeup UMD's HCIM.
What year are you in the HCIM program?
I am a second year.
Where are you originally from?
I am from India.
What was your undergraduate degree in?
My undergraduate degree is in Computer Science.
Do you have any work experience? If so, what did you do and for how long?
Worked as a COBOL-DB2 plus Hadoop developer for a total of 7.1 years.
Why did you choose UMD's HCIM program?
I choose Maryland because the course is highly regarded and has amazing professors and faculty.
What classes are you taking this semester?
I am taking, INST701 (Research Methods), INST728D (Interaction Design), INST775 (Capstone)
What is your favorite class so far this semester?
I am enjoying all my classes this semester :)
What is one thing you wish you knew before coming to UMD?
That winters here could freeze me into a popsicle! :D
After school, what is your dream job?
UX Research and Design expert