Julia Uhr

ATLAS PhD student's game wins "Best Remix" award at Public Domain Game Jam

Feb. 23, 2021

Julia Uhr's game, "There are No Eyes Here," received the Best Remix award at the third annual Public Domain Game Jam. The painting-based puzzle utilizes elements of Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky paintings as levers, and players locate the elements they can manipulate to complete each stage.

A handmade collection of four modular soft wearable sensors with a temperature-dependent dynamic display on a person's arm.

ATLAS PhD students take home top student design awards from TEI’21

Feb. 23, 2021

Two ATLAS PhD students, Sandra Bae and Fiona Bell, took home top awards from the 15th ACM International Conference on Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI) Student Design Challenge, which ran Feb. 14-19.

Celeste Moreno

Computer Science Education Week: Celeste Moreno leads animation workshop

Feb. 16, 2021

As part of Boulder’s Computer Science Education Week (CSED), ATLAS PhD student Celeste Moreno will be teaching "Animate Your World," a workshop geared towards beginners and families. The workshop is part of Moreno’s graduate research in the Department of Information Science’s Creative Communities group, funded under an NSF award (NSF-2005702) titled, “Tinkering and Making Strategies to Engage Children and Families in Creating with Code.”

Chris Hill

Chris Hill's Whiskers project featured in Make Magazine

Feb. 16, 2021

ATLAS PhD student Chris Hill's Whiskers project lets the wearer explore the world like a cat, augmenting a person's sensing of the natural world. The device translates input from custom-built flexible sensor whisker devices that receive tactile information from objects in the user's immediate environment.

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.


Assistant Professor Dan Szafir to co-chair the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HR2021)

Dec. 2, 2020

HRI 2021, which will be held virtually March 8-11, is the 16th annual conference for basic and applied human-robot interaction research. Researchers from across the world present their best work to HRI to exchange ideas about the theory, technology, data and science furthering the state-of-the-art in human-robot interaction. The student design competition is open to everyone; the deadline is December 10.

Two young boys engage with the PEERbots app.

Autism Science Foundation awards grant to PEERbots to expand robot-powered telehealth solutions

Nov. 18, 2020

ATLAS Research Affiliate Aubrey Shick, who is also the executive director of PEERbots, will co-lead the project to expand the PEERbots platform to iOS and develop applications for the autism community.

Kevin holding a piece of his artwork while standing in front of the Flatirons.

ATLAS Lecturer Kevin Hoth is featured artist at Walker Fine Art, beginning Nov. 13

Nov. 16, 2020

ATLAS Lecturer Kevin Hoth is the featured artist in the upcoming exhibition, "Begin Again," which opened Nov. 13 at Walker Fine Art in Denver. Hoth is exhibiting work from his "Freshly Cut Flowers" project.

Danielle Szafir

Assistant Professor Danielle Szafir explores latest trends in visualization on Data Stories podcast

Nov. 16, 2020

In this Data Stories podcast, ATLAS Assistant Professor Danielle Szafir and Miriah Meyer from University of Utah review the highlights from the IEEE VIS’20 conference, while exploring the latest trends in visualization.