Shaz Zamore, ATLAS instructor and STEM outreach coordinator, coauthors this blog affiliated with the Integrative and Comparative Biology journal. "Having a network of fellow Black nature and STEM enthusiasts encourages us to contribute ideas and perspectives our non-Black peers may not have considered," Zamore wrote with coauthor Alexus Roberts. "In turn, starting these conversations can promote political discourse that may not have otherwise occurred. Simply put, our presence is change."
Mirela Alistar, assistant professor of computer science and the director of the ATLAS Institute’s Living Matter Lab, wants to make healthcare more personal. Her work with microfluidic biochips is getting us there. Read more
At a time when the field of human-computer interaction is becoming more important than ever, ATLAS researchers are making substantial contributions, contributing nine papers and two workshops to CHI '20, the world's leading conference for HCI. Read more
In this short video, Fiona Bell, ATLAS CTD student and member of the Living Matter Lab, shares a class project she completed for Design Foundations where she made a variety of bioplastics for a range of different applications. Read more
Laura Devendorf, an assistant professor of information science with the ATLAS Institute, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award, providing $550,000 over five years to support the development of smart textiles. The award is one of the most prestigious given to faculty in the early phases of their careers. Read more
Joining the global grassroots response to shortfalls in personal protective equipment, members of the ATLAS community are 3D printing face shields to help protect local medical personnel against the highly contagious novel coronavirus. Read more