Joel Swanson

Joel Swanson's solo exhibit, "In Other Words," opens in Denver's Republic Plaza

March 20, 2019

ATLAS Assistant Professor Joel Swanson's solo exhibition, "In Other Words," explores the relationship between language and technology.

Zack Weaver

Former ATLAS PhD student Zack Weaver coleads team that wins Library Journal Movers & Shakers award

March 12, 2019

Former ATLAS PhD student and BTU lab member, Zack Weaver, and his team from Building 61, the hacker/makerspace at the Boulder Public Library, received a Library Journal 2019 Movers & Shakers award.

Laura Devendorf

Unstable Design Lab announces new experimental weaving residency

Jan. 14, 2019

The Unstable Design Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder's ATLAS Institute is pleased to announce the creation of an experimental weaving residency. This residency will be held for six weeks in the summer of 2019 and has been generously supported by the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design.

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Ben Shapiro named as 2019 Research and Innovation Office Faculty Fellow

Dec. 17, 2018

Ben Shapiro was named one of 15 of "CU Boulder’s most promising rising faculty in disciplines spanning the campus" by the Research & Innovation Office (RIO). The RIO Faculty Fellows program is designed to help “collapse the campus” by cultivating a community of diverse, creative research leaders to help drive collaboration and innovation across the university.

Four hot swappable inputs for the game, including a knob, a joystick, an analog button and a clicky button.

Student-developed, multi-input game accepted to 2019 Game Developers Conference

Dec. 12, 2018

Clement Zheng and Peter Gyory have been selected to present their game, "Hot Swap: All Hands on Deck," in San Francisco at the 2019 Game Developers Conference, the world's largest professional game industry event.

Makenna Turner

Laboratory for Playful Computation teen researcher wins CBS4 award

Dec. 10, 2018

Future Leaders winner, Makenna Turner, a junior at Peak to Peak Charter School in Lafayette, is working with PhD student, Abigail Zimmermann-Niefeld, in the Laboratory for Playful Computation to develop a wearable device that teaches skills, like hitting a golf ball.

Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro: How Machine Learning Impacts the Undergraduate Computing Curriculum

Nov. 12, 2018

In this OP-ED piece for Communications of the ACM, Ben Shapiro and others argue that machine learning has moved from a peripheral topic within computer science to the core of what new computer scientists need to know.

Carson Bruns

Carson Bruns to speak at TEDxMileHigh

Oct. 18, 2018

Carson Bruns, assistant professor in mechanical engineering with the ATLAS Institute, has been invited to speak about his Tech Tattoos project at the TEDxMileHigh conference in Denver.

Simone Hyater-Adams

Simone Hyater-Adams wins Harry Lustig Award

Oct. 15, 2018

Simone Hyater-Adams , a doctoral student in the ATLAS Institute, won the American Physical Society’s Harry Lustig Award , which recognizes outstanding graduate-level research performed in the Four Corners states. The award, given annually, consists of a $1,000 stipend and a certificate citing the contribution made by the recipient, as...

Laura Devendorf

Digital loom arrives in Unstable Design Lab

Oct. 10, 2018

The custom-made TC2 Digital Jacquard loom–all 1,000 pounds of it–has arrived and is now assembled in Assistant Professor Laura Devendorf 's Unstable Design Lab . First projects will focus on just learning to use it, Devendorf says, but after that she plans to utilize more complex fabrics with integrated sensing...