Sandra Bae

Sandra Bae receives ARCS and KASF scholarships

Sept. 8, 2021

ATLAS PHD Student Sandra Bae recently received a $6,500 Achievement Reward for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year on behalf of CU Boulder's College of Engineering & Applied Science. In early August, Bae also received a $2,000 scholarship from the Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF). ARCS ®...

From a past show in the black box a person looks to a background that looks like planets.

‘From Past to Present’ returns live music to CU Boulder’s ATLAS Black Box Theater

July 29, 2021

The Roser ATLAS B2 Black Box Theater on Friday night will once again be filled with the sound of live music for the first time since a Sept. 2018 flood from a burst pipe, and then the coronavirus, forced the on-campus venue’s closure.

Sandra Wirtanen shows a weaving from her weaving residency.

Unstable Design Lab announces open call for second experimental weaving residency

July 19, 2021

ATLAS Institute's Unstable Design Lab, directed by Laura Devendorf, will host its second experimental weaving residency with the goal of developing new techniques and open-source resources that can co-evolve fiber arts and engineering practice.

Katherine Goodman

Katherine Goodman, TMS'15, tackles barriers to inclusion in engineering

June 28, 2021

Katherine Goodman, TMS'15, is with a University of Colorado Denver research group spearheading an effort to help students "from all walks of life" feel welcome in engineering. The project, Broadening Participation in Engineering, received a $350,000 National Science Foundation grant to support a three-year faculty learning community within CU Denver's College of Engineering, Design and Computing.

Laura Devendorf

Washington Post interviews Laura Devendorf for "Nextiles" story

May 5, 2021

Did you get enough steps in today? Maybe one day you’ll ask your ‘smart’ shirt.

Julia Uhr

ATLAS PhD student's game wins "Best Remix" award at Public Domain Game Jam

Feb. 23, 2021

Julia Uhr's game, "There are No Eyes Here," received the Best Remix award at the third annual Public Domain Game Jam. The painting-based puzzle utilizes elements of Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky paintings as levers, and players locate the elements they can manipulate to complete each stage.

A handmade collection of four modular soft wearable sensors with a temperature-dependent dynamic display on a person's arm.

ATLAS PhD students take home top student design awards from TEI’21

Feb. 23, 2021

Two ATLAS PhD students, Sandra Bae and Fiona Bell, took home top awards from the 15th ACM International Conference on Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI) Student Design Challenge, which ran Feb. 14-19.

Celeste Moreno

Computer Science Education Week: Celeste Moreno leads animation workshop

Feb. 16, 2021

As part of Boulder’s Computer Science Education Week (CSED), ATLAS PhD student Celeste Moreno will be teaching "Animate Your World," a workshop geared towards beginners and families. The workshop is part of Moreno’s graduate research in the Department of Information Science’s Creative Communities group, funded under an NSF award (NSF-2005702) titled, “Tinkering and Making Strategies to Engage Children and Families in Creating with Code.”

Chris Hill

Chris Hill's Whiskers project featured in Make Magazine

Feb. 16, 2021

ATLAS PhD student Chris Hill's Whiskers project lets the wearer explore the world like a cat, augmenting a person's sensing of the natural world. The device translates input from custom-built flexible sensor whisker devices that receive tactile information from objects in the user's immediate environment.