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Marketplace: A Nanoengineer Teamed Up with Rihanna’s Tattoo Artist to Make Smarter Ink

Aug. 22, 2023

Marketplace has featured Carson Bruns in a piece on his smart tattoos work.

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Bruns Featured in CNN Piece on Smart Tattoos for Health Care

July 26, 2023

ATLAS assistant professor and director of the Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials, Carson Bruns, is featured in a CNN piece for his research on smart tattoos for biomedical applications.

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Bruns Among 7 CU Engineering CAREER Award Winners in 2023

June 28, 2023

Seven faculty members from the College of Engineering and Applied Science have received CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation in 2023, including Carson Bruns, assistant professor and director of the Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials at ATLAS.

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ATLAS Institute Faculty Nationally Recognized for Radical Creativity and Invention

June 8, 2023

The National Science Foundation’s CAREER award is among the most prestigious honors supporting junior faculty doing outstanding work integrating research and education toward a meaningful social impact. The CAREER award is highly competitive and is a strong indicator of future research success. Award criteria focus on intellectual merit and broad...

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Bruns lands prestigious NSF CAREER research award to usher in next generation of “smart tattoos”

April 4, 2023

Assistant Professor Carson Bruns has received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award for research that investigates how the art of tattooing can incorporate the latest advances in nanotechnology to improve human health. The National Science Foundation CAREER Award recognizes exemplary faculty in the early stages of their career with...

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Interdisciplinary team receives $1.8 million for audacious robot-building project

Nov. 7, 2022

Robots help build cars, fly planes, fight wars and provide healthcare; they play a role in countless industries, but for the most part, they don't work in chemistry labs. A team of CU Boulder scientists plans to change that.