Shaz Zamore (they/them), STEAM Outreach Coordinator at the ATLAS Institute, talks about their graduate and postdoctoral research, why science communication is so important, their experiences as a queer, non-binary POC and so much more.
In an episode focused on students about to receive their PhDs in STEM-related fields, Clement Zheng speaks about his dissertation research, "Everyday Materials for Physical Interactive Systems," his graduate school experience and what he has planned next.
ATLAS affiliated PhD student Vinitha Gadiraju has received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a prestigious award that recognizes and supports outstanding students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Jam Station, an interactive project created in ATLAS Professor Ellen Yi-Luen Do's Music Technology and Wellness class, was chosen as one of several installations being displayed at Maker Made 2020, a gallery show at Boulder Library’s Canyon Gallery.
TAM student Daniel Strangfeld and his team received funding from CU Boulder's Get Seed Funding for the team's latest venture, Kegstand, a collapsible keg that the team designed which will reduce both shipping and rent costs. Get Seed Funding is a micro-funding opportunity for CU Boulder students that provides up to $500 in funding for entrepreneurial ideas. Previously Strangfeld and Ted Thayer, CTD master's student also created an app together that sourced free food around campus.
Professor Ellen Yi-Luen Do was one of nine individuals and organizations to win the World Eco-Design Conference's Innovative Design award. The event, which aims to promote an exchange of ideas on ecological design, was held in Guanghzou, China, Dec. 5-7.
ATLAS Instructor Danny Rankin's and husband and wife duo, Matt and Lisa Bethancourt's fast-paced, multi-player stock trading game has been chosen to exhibit at alt.ctrl.GDC, a coveted showcase of alternative control schemes and interactions, held during the world's largest professional game developer's conference.
Television station KCNC (CBS Denver) aired a segment on the Right-to-Repair movement, including the Nov. 10 Boulder U-Fix-It Clinic, run by Wayne Seltzer. The movement advocates for laws that allow consumers to fix the things they own. Many companies want consumers to buy new items, contributing to the mounting electronic waste stream.