augmented reality view of a battery energy storage container

Augmented reality technology to give battery storage facility workers "X-ray" vision

Sept. 16, 2021

To assist first responders and site operators, the ACME Lab developed ARMAS—augmented reality maintenance and safety—a marker-based AR system that lets the user see color-coded visualizations of battery cells inside containers.

Schematic of FlaVR hydration water bottle

CTD offers company-sponsored capstone option

Aug. 11, 2021

Creative Technology and Design seniors may now opt to work on sponsored projects: "Students work on real-world projects in a client-contractor relationship, and companies have the opportunity to work with creative engineering students exploring interesting and leading-edge creative technology projects.”

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RoomShift research: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications magazine's cover story

Aug. 10, 2021

THING Lab researchers, led by recent PhD graduate, Ryo Suzuki, developed a swarm of shape-changing robots that move furniture around a room, opening up new haptic ideas for virtual reality.

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Ellen Do co-chairs ACM Creativity & Cognition 2021

June 21, 2021

​Ellen Do, professor of computer science with the ATLAS Institute, has a long history of doing community outreach and service for the ACM Creativity & Cognition Conference, and this year is no exception.

Torin Hopkins beats on a drum next to an avatar also beating on a drum

AR Drum Circle research envisions enjoyable remote jamming experiences despite latency

Jan. 13, 2021

ATLAS researchers and Ericsson Research project collaborators are exploring ways in which remote drumming experiences can be made more enjoyable despite the latency, including drumming with avatars.

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.

Person with VR goggles touches a table that has a Roomba with a mechanical scissor lift below.

RoomShift: A room-scale haptic and dynamic environment for VR applications

Sept. 30, 2020

RoomShift is a haptic and dynamic environment that could be used to support a variety of virtual reality (VR) experiences.

Ellen Do speaks to UTM students and faculty

Virtual global speaking tour: "Making Magic with Creative Technology and Design"

Sept. 15, 2020

Though she remained in Boulder all of last week, Ellen Do, professor of computer science with the ATLAS Institute, was busy globe-trotting on a virtual speaking tour in Asia, addressing faculty and students at engineering universities in Indonesia and Malaysia. On September 8, she delivered her talk to an audience...

Ellen Do Keynote at CAADRIA 2020

Ellen Do keynote speaker at Asia's largest gathering of computer-aided architectural design researchers

July 28, 2020

Ellen Do, professor and director of partnership and innovation in the ATLAS Institute, will be a keynote speaker.

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ATLAS research helps define the future of human-computer interaction

May 1, 2020

At a time when the field of human-computer interaction is becoming more important than ever, ATLAS researchers are making substantial contributions, contributing nine papers and two workshops to CHI '20.

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