Published: Aug. 23, 2022

ATLAS PhD Student Ruhan Yang passed her preliminary exam on August 4. Her work on her dissertation, "Paper Robot Building Kits: Present and Future," is overseen by Professor Ellen Do,  Professor Mark Gross and Assistant Professor Daniel Leithinger

Yang is a PhD student in Creative Technology and Design, advised by Ellen Do, director of the ACME Lab. Yang's research focuses on paper interaction and toy design. She enjoys crafting and wants to share the pleasure of it with more people. 

Yang has been working on designing educational toys and tools for many years, and she is the co-founder of EdBoard Technologies, an award-winning startup education technology company. She hopes to bring opportunities to more children through her designs.

Yang earned a Master of Science in Creative Technology and Design and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, both from CU Boulder.