Sam Stevens with wildflowers behind him.

CTD student's VR app available in the Oculus Store

May 18, 2021

CTD Student Sam Stevens is the founder and CEO of Peaceful Places LLC, a nature-themed virtual reality app that creates experiences for relaxation and reflection.

Kailey SHara

Kailey Shara’s electronics talk on YouTube receives nearly 25,000 views

May 17, 2021

ATLAS PhD Student Kailey Shara was an invited guest on the YouTube channel of Robert Feranec to discuss design engineering and the chemistry of printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing. In this video, Shara explains the multi-step chemical process used to electrically connect together the different layers of a circuit board.

Stephanie Wanek

Stephanie Wanek shares fulfilling work, passion for ATLAS community, with alma-mater

May 17, 2021

In this interview with the Cathedral School of St. John the Divine, Stephanie Wanek, assistant director of operations for the ATLAS Institute, talks about how ATLAS is positioned to train the next generation to solve today's big problems–such as climate change, humanitarian issues and alternative energies. "Sometimes change starts with a bunch of people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives coming together and tinkering around with an idea," she said.

Chris Hill

Three of Chris Hill's projects featured in "Instructables"

May 10, 2021

Three of Chris Hill' s projects –Circuit Playground Extension E-Textile Debugging Tool; E-Textile Logic Probe Debugging Tool; and a Wearable Mini Voltage Meter– were featured this month in "Instructables," an online community of makers. But this wasn't the first time the ATLAS PhD student's projects were featured in Instructables. He...

Marquee of the Boulder Theatre with the NVC 14 on it with photos of Kailey Shara and Darren Sholes and their projects surrounding it

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."

Shanel Wu demonstrates tablet weaving at a research showcase for human-computer interaction and information science.

ATLAS PhD Student Shanel Wu discusses their smart textiles work in Gist Yarn podcast

April 12, 2021

Shanel Wu, ATLAS PhD student, discusses their work with smart textiles, weaving, computational craft and hardware hacking in this fiber arts podcast.

Sasha de Koninck

Sasha de Koninck to host “Future Heirlooms Workshop” at UW-Madison conference

March 10, 2021

Sasha de Koninck, an Intermedia Art, Writing and Performance PhD student and a member of the Unstable Design Lab, will host a virtual “Future Heirlooms Workshop” at the Textiles from Home Conference on March 17, 4-6 p.m

Laura Devendorf weaving on a loom.

Laura Devendorf to present March 11 at Georgia Tech’s GVU Brown Bag Seminar Series

March 10, 2021

Laura Devendorf, director of the Unstable Design Lab in the ATLAS Institute and assistant professor of information science, will deliver a lecture entitled “Designing Not Knowing” on March 11 as part of Georgia Tech’s GVU Brown Bag Seminar Series.

Michelle Ellsworth

Michelle Ellsworth, former interim CMAP director, honored as "Distinguished Professor"

Dec. 14, 2020

Michelle Ellsworth, a member of the ATLAS faculty advisory board and former interim director of the ATLAS Institute’s Center for Media, Arts and Performance (CMAP), is one of 12 CU Boulder faculty members recently honored as "Distinguished Professors." CU Distinguished Professors are tenured faculty members who demonstrate exemplary performance in research or creative work, a record of excellence in classroom teaching and supervision of individual learning, and outstanding service to the profession, the university and its affiliates.

Carson Bruns

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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