To make change happen, Pradeep Henry did several things. One of them: launch an academic course.
Usability engineering at Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS)
For a premier engineering school in India, Henry proposed a usability engineering course, designed it, trained the faculty, and guided his team at Cognizant to run it. It was a 5-credit course and was part of the institution's Masters in Science degree in Software Engineering.
.We had a very useful course in user interface engineering, which created a lot of interest among the students doing the MS program ... this course was first introduced with your initiative and efforts. K. Srinivasan, Course coordinator