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ATLAS PhD students compete for NVC 14 "Audience Choice Award"

April 13, 2021

On April 13, the audience of the New Venture Challenge 14 will vote for their favorite startup, including two teams headed by ATLAS PhD students, with the winner taking home a $1,000 "Audience Choice Award."

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Kailey Shara, ATLAS PhD student, takes home top awards from both NVC 14 and New Venture Launch class, winning $11,000

March 22, 2021

Kailey Shara, ATLAS PhD student and a member of the Emergent Nanomaterials Lab, won two top prizes within several days to fund her company, Chembotix, taking home a total of $11,000.

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Kailey Shara's research featured by CU Boulder's New Venture Challenge

Jan. 11, 2021

Kailey Shara is the CEO of Chembotix, a company that is developing a robotic automation platform to dramatically speed up chemistry research and development.

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Assistant Professor Carson Bruns receives Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant from the Colorado OEDIT

Dec. 2, 2020

Assistant Professor Carson Bruns received $142,080 from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)'s Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program for the project, Invisible Melanin: Permanent Transparent Tattoos that Reduce Skin Cancer and Aging Rates.

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Dynamic tattoos promise to warn wearers of health threats

Sept. 24, 2020

ATLAS Assistant Professor Carson Bruns discusses how nanotechnology can give tattoos biomedical applications. He discusses recently-published research on tattoos that alert an individual when their skin needs protection by employing ink that is only visible when exposed to UV light.

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Carson Bruns speaks at Colorado Tattoo Convention & Expo

Sept. 20, 2019

Carson Bruns , assistant professor of mechanical engineering with the ATLAS Institute, speaks at the Colorado Tattoo Convention & Expo , Sept. 27-29 at the National Western Complex in Denver. His talk will address the future of tattoos, a subject he also covered in a TedXMileHigh talk last November.

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Carson Bruns discusses STEAM careers at Denver's Belmar Library

Sept. 18, 2019

Carson Bruns , assistant professor, discusses careers in STEAM at the Belmar Teen Science Café at the Belmar Library in Denver on Sept. 25. Bruns will discuss the potential of technologically enhanced tattoos and allow some hands-on experience with tattoo-ink at the café, which offers Jeffco-area teens opportunities to meet...

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Carson Bruns speaks at Children’s Hospital Colorado

Sept. 4, 2019

Carson Bruns speaks at Children’s Hospital Colorado during a biomedical summit for Boettcher Foundation college scholarship recipients and foundation investigators that runs Sept. 11–13.

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Carson Bruns presents at the "me Convention" in Frankfurt, Germany

Sept. 4, 2019

Assistant Professor Carson Bruns presents at the "me Convention," in Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 11–13. A collaboration between Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest, the event describes itself as, "a ‘future lab’ for exploring major issues and promising ideas for society, business, science and our planet."

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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."