my fave queer chemist

Shaz Zamore interviewed on My Fave Queer Chemist

July 3, 2020

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.

Joel Swanson artwork entitled "Open"

BMoCA opens with Joel Swanson artwork

June 29, 2020

The work of ATLAS CU Boulder engineering faculty member Joel Swanson greets visitors as Boulder Museum Of Contemporary Art opens its doors again to the public.

Kaylee Arnold holds a tarantula at an outreach event she led in Athens, Georgia.

Black in Nature

June 10, 2020

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."

Clement Zheng

Clement Zheng speaks about dissertation on KGNU's "How on Earth Science Show"

May 5, 2020

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.

A tape measure clock with a view of the outside and inside.

CTD students' project featured in Hackaday

April 28, 2020

TAM students Alex Fiel and Anna Lynton took a tape measure and turned it into a clock, programming it to move over the course of the day to show the time in hours (inches). The largest challenge became minifying the electronics and keeping the overall footprint of the device to roughly the size of the real object.

Vinitha Gadiraju

ATLAS affiliated PhD student honored by National Science Foundation

April 15, 2020

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

ATLAS Jam Station project selected for Maker Made 2020

Feb. 10, 2020

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.

Daniel Strangfeld

CTD student spotlight: Daniel Strangfeld - The Collapsible Keg

Jan. 27, 2020

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.

Ellen Do smiles next to several other Innovative Design recipients as she receives her award.

Ellen Do wins Innovative Design Award from World Eco-Design Conference

Jan. 8, 2020

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.

Lisa and Matt Bethancourt

Game created by Whaaat!? Lab co-directors selected for coveted GDC showcase

Dec. 31, 2019

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.

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