Alex Fiel on a suspension bridge.

Class of 2020: Alex Fiel

May 11, 2020

Alex Fiel is a near-constant presence in the ATLAS Institute’s hacker and maker spaces. Having created projects that have attracted the attention of the national hacking/making community, Alex graduates with a TAM major and is a recipient of ATLAS Institute's Outstanding Undergraduate Award.

A tape measure clock with a view of the outside and inside.

CTD students' project featured in Hackaday

April 28, 2020

TAM students Alex Fiel and Anna Lynton took a tape measure and turned it into a clock, programming it to move over the course of the day to show the time in hours (inches). The largest challenge became minifying the electronics and keeping the overall footprint of the device to roughly the size of the real object.

Solar Arcade

ATLAS class culminates in Fiske Planetarium exhibits

Jan. 30, 2020

A one-of-a kind class, “Studio: Design an Immersive Science Exhibit,” taught by Mark Gross, Annie Bruns and Wayne Seltzer from ATLAS, and instructors from Fiske Planetarium and the National Solar Observatory, culminated in permanent exhibits within CU Boulder's Fiske Planetarium.