Faculty

Mirela Alistar
Mirela Alistar
Assistant Professor • Living Matter Lab • BIOCHIPS, PERSONAL MEDICINE, DIY BIO • COMPUTER SCIENCE
ATLAS Institute
Matthew Bethancourt
Matthew Bethancourt
Senior Instructor • Whaaat?! Lab • GAMES, EXPERIMENTAL SOUND
ATLAS Institute
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Jeff Branson
Lecturer • COMPUTATION, INTERACTION, MANUFACTURING • EMBEDDED SYSTEMS, AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS
field engineer • SPARKFUN ELECTRONICS
Annie Bruns
Annie Bruns
Instructor • TECHNOLOGY & STORYTELLING
ATLAS Institute
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
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 • Professor of Engineering Practice • TECH POLICY, SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT, INTERDISCIPLINARY EDUCATION
Steven Frost
Steven Frost
Director, B2 Center for Media, Arts & Performance
Media Studies
Alicia Gibb
Alicia Gibb
Lecturer • Director, BTU Lab • OPEN SOURCE HARDWARE, HACKING
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Justin Gitlin
Lecturer • Industry Mentor • CREATIVE CODER • MUSICIAN • MULTIMEDIA ARTIST
CACHEFLOWE
Mark Gross
Mark D. Gross
Professor • ATLAS Director • DESIGN, ROBOTICS, TANGIBLE INTERACTION • COMPUTER SCIENCE
ATLAS Institute
Ian Hales
Ian Hales
Instructor • WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGN, MOTION GRAPHICS
Arielle Hein in a black sweater
Arielle Hein
Director of Undergraduate Programs • Instructor • HCI, INTERACTION DESIGN, ART
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Jean Hertzberg
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Kevin Hoth
Kevin Hoth
Lecturer • PHOTOGRAPHY, DIGITAL IMAGING
ATLAS Institute
Rita Klees
Rita Klees
Adjunct Professor
Civil • Environmental & Architectural Engineering
Josh Knowles
Josh Knowles
Lecturer
Daneil Leithinger
Daniel Leithinger
Assistant Professor • THING Lab • SHAPE CHANGING & HAPTIC INTERFACES • COMPUTER SCIENCE
David Lobser
David Lobser
Lecturer • XR developer and 3D animation
Aileen Pierce
Aileen Pierce
Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs • Senior Instructor • MOBILE APPS, INTERACTIVE WEB
Denise Powell
Denise Powell
Lecturer • MS, TMS—Information and Communication Technology for Development '18
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
Senior Instructor • Lead Multimedia Instructor • SOUND DESIGN, DIGITAL ARTS
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
Computer Science
David Tracy
David Tracy
Lecturer
Director of Creative Technology at the LAB at Rockwell Group
John Weiss in front of a brick wall.
John Weiss
Lecturer
co-founder Human Design • co-founder MTHRship
Sharri Zamore
Shaz Zamore
Instructor • STEM Outreach • OUTREACH & INCLUSION, NEUROENGINEERING, VR/AR

Post Docs and Research Interns

David Burlinson
David Burlinson
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Information Science
Hyejin Kwon
Hyejin Kwon
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Mechanical Engineering
Midhun Sreekumar Menon
Midhun Sreekumar Menon
NASA Post-Doctoral Associate
ATLAS Institute
Ryo Suzuki
Ryo Suzuki
Post-Doctoral Research Associate • PhD, Computer Science '20
ATLAS Institute
Ziying Zhang stands in front of a theater.
Ziying Zhang
Research Intern
ATLAS Institute
Anyan Zhao
Anyan Zhao
Summer Intern
ATLAS Institute
Clement Zheng
Clement Zheng
Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Lecturer • PhD, Technology, Media & Society ‘20 • COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN, TANGIBLE INTERACTION
ATLAS Institute
Ran Zhou
Ran Zhou
Research Intern
ATLAS Institute

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
Amy Banic
Amy Banic
Visiting Professor • COMPUTER GRAPHICS, HCI, AR/VR
Computer Science • University of Wyoming
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
Ann Eisenberg
Ann Eisenberg
Senior Research Associate
Institute of Cognitive Science
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Lori Emerson
Director of the Media Archaeology Lab
Intermedia Art Writing and Performance • English
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
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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
Clayton Lewis
Clayton Lewis
Professor
Computer Science
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Dan Ligon
Professor of Practice
Advertising PR and Media Design
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
Aubrey Shick
Aubrey Shick
Research Affiliate
ATLAS Institute
Doug Smith
Doug Smith
Assistant Dean for Programs and Engagement
College of Engineering & Applied Science
Heather Underwood
Heather Underwood
Lecturer • ENTREPRENEUR • BIODESIGN CONSULTANT
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

Affiliated Researcher

Alex Eldridge
Alex Eldridge
Affiliated Researcher

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