Faculty

Mirela Alistar
Mirela Alistar
Assistant Professor • Living Matter Lab • BIOCHIPS, PERSONAL MEDICINE, DIY BIO • COMPUTER SCIENCE
Amy Banic
Amy Banic
Visiting Professor • COMPUTER GRAPHICS, HCI, AR/VR
Computer Science • University of Wyoming
Matthew Bethancourt
Matthew Bethancourt
Senior Instructor • Whaaat?! Lab • GAMES, EXPERIMENTAL SOUND
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Nicky Britt
Lecturer • MOBILE GAMES
Annie Bruns
Annie Bruns
Instructor • TECHNOLOGY & STORYTELLING
Carson Bruns
Carson Bruns
Assistant Professor • Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials • CREATIVE MOLECULAR NANOTECH • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Ruscha Cohen
Ruscha Cohen
Lecturer • Co-Director Graduate Programs • GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Kevin Cook
Kevin Cook
Lecturer • UI/UX
User Interface Designer • Amazon
Laura Devendorf
Laura Devendorf
Assistant Professor • Unstable Design Lab • SMART TEXTILES, HCI, DESIGN RESEARCH • INFORMATION SCIENCE
Ellen Yi-Luen Do
Ellen Yi-Luen Do
Professor • Director, ATLAS Partnerships & Innovation • ACME Lab • DESIGN, TANGIBLE INTERACTION, HAPPY HEALTHY LIVING • COMPUTER SCIENCE
Jill Dupre
Jill Van Matre Dupré
ATLAS Associate Director • Co-Director Graduate Programs • TECH POLICY, SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT, INTERDISCIPLINARY EDUCATION
Ethan Frier
Ethan Frier
Lecturer • Creative Industries Master's Student • MUSEUM EXHIBIT DESIGN, BIOTECHNOLOGY
ATLAS Institute
Alicia Gibb
Alicia Gibb
Lecturer • Director, BTU Lab • OPEN SOURCE HARDWARE, HACKING
Mark Gross
Mark D. Gross
Professor • ATLAS Director • DESIGN, ROBOTICS, TANGIBLE INTERACTION • COMPUTER SCIENCE
Peter Gyory,
Peter Gyory
Lecturer • PhD Student • GAMES, XR, TANGIBLE INTERACTION
ATLAS Institute
Ian Hales
Ian Hales
Instructor • WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGN, MOTION GRAPHICS
Jiffer Harriman
Jeffrey (Jiffer) Harriman
Lecturer • NEW INSTRUMENTS FOR MUSICAL EXPRESSION, TANGIBLE INTERACTION, COMPUTATIONAL CREATIVITY
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Arielle Hein
Director BS-CTD Programs • Instructor • HCI, INTERACTION DESIGN, ART
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Jean Hertzberg
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Casey Hunt
Casey Hunt
Lecturer • Creative Industries Master's Student • PRO-SOCIAL INTERACTION DESIGN
ATLAS Institute
Buzz King
Roger A. (Buzz) King
Lecturer • 3D ANIMATION
PROFESSOR EMERITUS • Computer Science
Daneil Leithinger
Daniel Leithinger
Assistant Professor • THING Lab • SHAPE CHANGING & HAPTIC INTERFACES • COMPUTER SCIENCE
Aileen Pierce
Aileen Pierce
Associate Director BS-CTD Programs • Senior Instructor • MOBILE APPS, INTERACTIVE WEB
Danny Rankin
Danny Rankin
Instructor • Whaaat!? Lab • MATERIALS, GAMES, GRAPHIC DESIGN
Sheiva Rezvani
Sheiva Rezvani
Instructor • ART & DESIGN, SOCIOTECHNOLOGY, DEAD MEDIA
David Schaal
David Schaal
Instructor • Lead Multimedia Instructor • SOUND DESIGN, DIGITAL ARTS
Nathan Seidle
Nathan Seidle
Lecturer • BTU Lab Hacker-in-Residence • HACKING
FOUNDER • SPARKFUN ELECTRONICS
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Isaac Sheets
Lecturer • WEB & MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT
Catherine Stager
Catherine Stager
Lecturer • ACCESSIBILITY
Joel Swanson
Joel Swanson
Assistant Professor • TYPO Studio • ART, DESIGN, TYPOGRAPHY • Herbst Program for Engineering, Ethics & Society
Dan Szafir
Dan Szafir
Assistant Professor • IRON Lab • ROBOTS, AUGMENTED REALITY • COMPUTER SCIENCE
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Danielle Szafir
Assistant Professor • Founding Faculty
Information Science
Heather Underwood
Heather Underwood
Lecturer • ENTREPRENEUR • BIODESIGN CONSULTANT
Zack Weaver
Zack Weaver
Lecturer
ATLAS Institute
Sharri Zamore
Sharri Zamore
Instructor • STEM Outreach • OUTREACH & INCLUSION, NEUROENGINEERING, VR/AR

Affiliate Faculty

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John Bacus
Lecturer • DESIGN, AR/VR, ARCHITECTURE • PRODUCT MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR, TRIMBLE SKETCH-UP
ATLAS Institute
Alaa Ahmed
Alaa Ahmed
Associate Professor
Integrative Physiology • Mechanical Engineering
Lecia Barker
Lecia Barker
Associate Professor
Information Science
August Black
August Black
Lecturer • TECHNO-POLITICS, ART, PROGRAMMING • WEB ENGINEER
ATLAS Institute
Jed Brubaker
Jed Brubaker
Assistant Professor
Information Science
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Nikolaus Correll
Associate Professor
Computer Science
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Marcel de Lange
Assistant Clinical Professor
Program of Environmental Design
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Lori Emerson
Director of the Media Archaeology Lab
Intermedia Art Writing and Performance • English
Justin Gitlin, with his face partly drawn as a cartoon.
Justin Gitlin
Lecturer • Industry Mentor • CREATIVE CODER • MUSICIAN • MULTIMEDIA ARTIST
CACHEFLOWE
Greg Greenstreet
Greg Greenstreet
Lecturer • BIG DATA
Senior Director of Engineering • Splunk
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Laurie Gries
Assistant Professor
Communications
Dale Hatfield
Dale Hatfield
Spectrum Initiative Co-Director
Kevin Hoth
Kevin Hoth
Lecturer • PHOTOGRAPHY, DIGITAL IMAGING
ATLAS Institute
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Shaun Kane
Associate Professor • Superhuman Computing Lab • ACCESSIBLITY, MOBILE HCI
Computer Science
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Brian Keegan
Assistant Professor
Information Science
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Ben Kirshner
Faculty Director of CU Engage • Professor
Education
Rita Klees
Rita Klees
Adjunct Professor
Civil • Environmental & Architectural Engineering
Clayton Lewis
Clayton Lewis
Professor
Computer Science
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Dan Ligon
Professor of Practice
Advertising PR and Media Design
Peter McEwen
Peter McEwen
Lecturer • ART DIRECTION, UI DESIGN, WEB DESIGN
Designer • PeterMcEwen.com
Shelly Miller
Shelly Miller
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Shalom Ruben
Shalom Ruben
Senior Instructor • AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS, SIGNALS PROCESSING
Mechanical Engineering
Wayne Seltzer
Wayne Seltzer
Technologist-in-Residence • ELECTRONICS, DIY, U-FIXIT
ATLAS Institute
Ben Shapiro
Ben Shapiro
Assistant Professor • COMPUTING FOR KIDS
Computer Science
Doug Smith
Doug Smith
Assistant Dean for Programs and Engagement
College of Engineering & Applied Science
Amy Voida
Amy Voida
Assistant Professor
Information Science
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Stephen Voida
Assistant Professor • Founding Faculty
Information Science
Gregory Whiting
Gregory L Whiting
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
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Helanius J. Wilkins
Assistant Professor
Theater and Dance
Tom Yeh
Tom Yeh
Assistant Professor
Computer Science

Industry Mentors

Justin Gitlin, with his face partly drawn as a cartoon.
Justin Gitlin
Lecturer • Industry Mentor • CREATIVE CODER • MUSICIAN • MULTIMEDIA ARTIST
CACHEFLOWE
Lennon Barnica with a red baseball cap on her head backwards.
Lennon Barnica
Industry Mentor • Executive Producer, Plus Productions; Owner/Furniture Maker, Dean Designs
Todd Berger
Todd Berger
Industry Mentor • CEO Co-Founder Ello, the creators network • Co-Founder Berger & Föhr
Courtney Loveman
Courtney Loveman
Industry Mentor • VP, Chief Strategy Officer at Noun (CP+B Brand Invention)
Tran Wills
Tran Wills
Industry Mentor • Creative Director/Entrepreneur • Co-Founder of Base Coat Nail Salon, SVPER ORDINARY