Assistant Professor Dan Szafir to co-chair the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HR2021)

Dec. 2, 2020

HRI 2021, which will be held virtually March 8-11, is the 16th annual conference for basic and applied human-robot interaction research. Researchers from across the world present their best work to HRI to exchange ideas about the theory, technology, data and science furthering the state-of-the-art in human-robot interaction. The student design competition is open to everyone; the deadline is December 10.

Two young boys engage with the PEERbots app.

Autism Science Foundation awards grant to PEERbots to expand robot-powered telehealth solutions

Nov. 18, 2020

ATLAS Research Affiliate Aubrey Shick, who is also the executive director of PEERbots, will co-lead the project to expand the PEERbots platform to iOS and develop applications for the autism community.

Kevin holding a piece of his artwork while standing in front of the Flatirons.

ATLAS Lecturer Kevin Hoth is featured artist at Walker Fine Art, beginning Nov. 13

Nov. 16, 2020

ATLAS Lecturer Kevin Hoth is the featured artist in the upcoming exhibition, "Begin Again," which opened Nov. 13 at Walker Fine Art in Denver. Hoth is exhibiting work from his "Freshly Cut Flowers" project.

Danielle Szafir

Assistant Professor Danielle Szafir explores latest trends in visualization on Data Stories podcast

Nov. 16, 2020

In this Data Stories podcast, ATLAS Assistant Professor Danielle Szafir and Miriah Meyer from University of Utah review the highlights from the IEEE VIS’20 conference, while exploring the latest trends in visualization.

Mason Moran in CU Boulder baseball cap and shirt.

Mason Moran, BS-CTD student and AISES president, leads CU Boulder to recognition as top 200 college for indigenous students

Nov. 9, 2020

Artistic slide showing Ellen Do and Marshini Chetty, shown on Zoom teleconferencing before their panel began.

Professor Ellen Do: From Electronic Cocktail Napkin to Creative Technology and Design

Nov. 3, 2020

Ellen Yi-Luen Do, professor of computer science with the ATLAS Institute, participated in the Ada Lovelace Week's academic panel with a talk entitled, "From Electronic Cocktail Napkin to Creative Technology and Design." Do's academia panel with Marshini Chetty, assistant professor of computer science at the University of Chicago, focused on the impact and trajectory of scholars in the field of human computer interaction. The event was hosted by University of Chicago's Human Computer Integration Lab from Oct. 13-16.

Andrew Gruber stands in an apron with his hands crossed in his commercial kitchen.

BS-CTD student Andre Gruber co-founds artisanal bread company

Nov. 3, 2020

A-rising (pun intended) during the pandemic, Ferment is an artisanal sourdough bread company in Boulder co-founded by Andre Gruber, a senior in Creative Technology and Design, with Rafaelo Infante, an advertising major. The two CU Boulder undergraduates are passionate about the art of fermentation and baking, and providing Boulder with delicious, sustainable food.

Chris Hill

ATLAS PhD student Chris Hill featured in Computer Research Association's website

Nov. 3, 2020

Chris Hill is an ATLAS PhD student and a member of the Craft Technology Lab, directed by Ann Eisenberg, senior research associate in the institute of cognitive science. He works on the NSF-sponsored "Debugging by Design" project, of which Eisenberg is Principal Investigator and ATLAS Director Mark Gross is co-PI.

Students working with biochips during the workshop organized by the Living Matter Lab at ATLAS Institute.

Engaging Underrepresented Students (funded through Google exploreCSR)

This project aims to engage under-represented undergraduate students in the Living Matter Lab's research through a series of online workshops and hands-on sessions, as well as guides participants through finding good graduate programs and the application process.

Laura Devendorf

Laura Devendorf keynote speaker at ACADIA 2020

Oct. 20, 2020

Laura Devendorf, an assistant professor of information science with the ATLAS Institute, is a keynote speaker in the ACADIA 2020 virtual panel, "A Conversation on Culture & Access," on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 4:15-5:45 p.m. EST. The panel brings together designers and scholars whose work deals critically with questions of computation, craft and public engagement.