Nancy Zuo
“Reaching for the fruit of fulfillment”

As a student studying Human-Computer Interaction and immersed in the UX world, I spend my time advocating for humans when thinking about designing for technology. As design thinking has taken over my life, I began wondering— has the system we built for the world also put humans first? …

When applying to college, I got rejected from my dream program (USC Iovine and Young Academy). It really stung at the time, but I’ve since then found a similar path through a different program (Human-Computer Interaction) at CMU. While applying, I didn’t find many rejection stories so I wanted to…

Fueled by the adrenaline rush from Treehacks 2021, my team (Table1) decided to tackle Tartanhacks, Carnegie Mellon’s annual hackathon hosted by ScottyLabs. This time, we created an augmented-reality geospatial social media platform to connect users to their local communities. We won the Scott Krulcik Grand Prize and “Best Throwback Hack,”…

This past weekend, I attended Treehacks, Stanford’s premier hackathon with 2,000+ attendees from across the world. It was held virtually this year through Ohyay! Our team created a gladiator cat-themed interactive virtual reality game that allows you to learn and improve your American Sign Language skills. We won the Moonshot…

Nancy Zuo

Hello 👋, I’m Nancy! Currently an Instructional Design Intern @ State Farm, Content @ Design Buddies, HCI @ CMU.

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