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Ellen Do speaks about ATLAS at China's largest gathering of tech enthusiasts

Oct. 15, 2019

On Sept. 25, ATLAS Professor Ellen Do spoke at the Apsara Conference 2019 , one of the largest annual gatherings of developers and tech enthusiasts in China. The event was held in Cloud Town, Hangzhou, capital of Zhe­jiang province, Sept. 25-27, 2019. Her talk, "Creating Magic with Digital Design &...

Joel Swanson sits by a collection of his projects.

Maintaining his momentum, Joel Swanson wraps-up busy summer

Sept. 27, 2019

Artist Joel Swanson, an assistant professor with the ATLAS Institute, sustained his momentum over the summer months, adding to his chain of shows and awards both locally and abroad.

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ShapeBots: a swarm of shape-shifting robots that visually display data

Sept. 24, 2019

Tech Xplore features the ShapeBots project, developed by ATLAS PhD students Ryo Suzuki and Clement Zheng.

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CU Engineering Interviews Carson Bruns, assistant professor and director of the Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials

Aug. 29, 2019

"A creator of color-changing tattoo inks and shape-shifting molecular machines, chemist/artist Carson Bruns uses nanoscience to invent new materials and technologies."

Sandra Wirtanen at Aalto University Department of Applied Physics laboratory measuring performance of textile prototypes.

Unstable Design Lab announces researcher-in-residence for summer weaving residency

May 13, 2019

After reviewing more than 200 applications from around the globe, the Unstable Design Lab at CU Boulder's ATLAS Institute selected Sandra Wirtanen as its first researcher-in-residence for the 2019 Experimental Weaving Residency to Bridge Art and Engineering, which aims to promote collaboration between fiber-artists and CU Boulder scientists and engineers...

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Meet our graduates

May 6, 2019

Meet Aidan Rafferty and Doug Smith, two of our outstanding students graduating from the TAM program. Then learn about our five graduating PhD students - all women- all seeking to empower groups not traditionally engaged in engineering fields

Katie Gach

Katie Gach's research informs Facebook's new legacy policies

April 10, 2019

On April 9 Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced new guidelines for memorial legacy accounts, and those changes were directly informed by research from ATLAS PhD candidate Katie Gach.

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Hot Swap: All Hands On Deck is an old-school naval battle with interchangeable controllers

Feb. 27, 2019

Gamasutra asks ATLAS graduate students Peter Gyory and Clement Zheng about their fast-paced, multiplayer, collaborative game soon to be featured in the Game Developers Conference in March. Held in San Francisco, GDC is the largest game developers conference in the world, attracting 28,000 attendees.

Cassandra Goodby

Q&A: Student organizer traces her love of coding to T9Hacks

Jan. 22, 2019

Come join the fourth annual T9Hacks Feb. 9–10, a fun, 24-hour invention marathon of sorts that promotes interest in creative technologies, coding, design and making among college women and non-binary individuals. Student organizers emphasize that no prior programming experience or other technical skills are required to participate. The event is free, but registration is required.

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INKED Talks with Carson Bruns, creator of the new "Smart Tattoo"

Dec. 28, 2018

“I call them solar freckles because they’re like invisible freckles that are powered by sunshine,” Carson Bruns said.

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