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16 Members of the ATLAS Community Present Groundbreaking Research on Human-Computer Interaction at ACM DIS 2023

July 5, 2023

ATLAS is well-represented at this year’s ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) 2023 conference convening at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh from July 10-14, 2023. This year’s theme is resilience . "Resilience is at once about flexibility, durability, and strength as well as a sense of mutuality and hope where solidaristic...

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ATLAS Associate Professor Joel Swanson Among Arts & Humanities Grant Awardees

June 29, 2023

A new Research & Innovation Office (RIO) program provides nearly $100K in combined funding to 19 projects that span disciplines ranging from music and art history to journalism and theatre and dance across the CU-Boulder campus. ATLAS associate professor and TYPO Lab director, Joel Swanson, is among the recipients for his project entitled, "The United States of America, Reconfigured".

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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 Members Explore Childhood Play and Learning Through Interactive Design at IDC 2023

June 19, 2023

11 ATLAS community members have contributed to work featured at the 22nd annual ACM Interaction Design and Children (IDC) Conference to be held on June 19-23, 2023 at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. IDC is the premier international conference for researchers, educators and practitioners to share the latest research findings,...

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A Model of What's Possible

June 16, 2023

Since graduating with her PhD in technology, media and society through the ATLAS Institute in 2013, Heather Underwood has worn a lot of hats, from professor to nonprofit co-founder. Today, she is CEO of EvoEndo, a company that specializes in endoscopes small enough to be used with unsedated patients.

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ATLAS Alum Applies AI to Support Visually Impaired Internet Users

June 16, 2023

ATLAS Institute alumna Abigale Stangl (PhDTAM’19) recently helped lead a multi-university study into the ways humans and artificial intelligence could work together to improve online alt-text image descriptions for visually impaired users.

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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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ATLAS affiliates receive seed grants to study AI-augmented learning

May 24, 2023

The Engineering Education and AI-Augmented Learning Interdisciplinary Research Theme awarded multiple seed grants this spring to help spur research teaming in the college and boost early projects with the high potential for societal impact, including to several ATLAS Institute affiliates.

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ATLAS researchers receive seed grants from Resilient Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity Interdisciplinary Research Theme

May 19, 2023

Two ATLAS researchers received a seed grant to study how we might design sustainable interactions between machines and non-human organisms.

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ATLAS Professor Laura Devendorf Explores Innovations in Weaving at CHI 2023

May 16, 2023

Weaving has been a central craft in global culture for thousands of years—so ubiquitous that it often feels invisible. Laura Devendorf, ATLAS Unstable Design Lab Director, Information Science faculty member, is changing this perception by proving that weaving is very much a source of radical innovation, and inspiring others in...