Looking from below to "The Golden Rectangle" installation, with scaffolding in front of it.

TAM alumna's mural pays homage to the golden ratios in cinema

Sept. 22, 2021

Toward the top floor of the Roser ATLAS Center on main campus, those who take the north stairs are now greeted by a new artwork as they approach the third floor. Designed and installed by Sophie Adams (BS-TAM'21), "The Golden Rectangle" aims to capture the movement of old filmstrips, and pays homage to the golden ratios in cinema studies—both in color and proportion of the shapes themselves.

Woman stands in front of a black and white striped wall in the Moire Room at Meow Wolf Denver.

Meow Wolf Denver features work by CU Boulder community

Sept. 18, 2021

The 12 members of the CU Boulder community who contributed to the new $50-million Meow Wolf Denver location are all associated with the ATLAS Institute.

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Augmented reality technology to give battery storage facility workers "X-ray" vision

Sept. 16, 2021

In 2019, a fire occurred at the McMicken energy storage facility in Arizona, where solar-generated electricity is stored in large commercial batteries. One of the battery modules inside a storage container had overheated and caught fire, causing a build-up of gases. Unaware of conditions inside the container, first-responders opened the...

Sandra Bae

Sandra Bae receives ARCS and KASF scholarships

Sept. 8, 2021

ATLAS PHD Student Sandra Bae recently received a $6,500 Achievement Reward for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year on behalf of CU Boulder's College of Engineering & Applied Science. In early August, Bae also received a $2,000 scholarship from the Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF). ARCS ®...

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"Cowbird," a dance-triggered multimedia performance by Brad Gallagher

Sept. 1, 2021

Schematic of FlaVR hydration water bottle

CTD offers company-sponsored capstone option

Aug. 11, 2021

Creative Technology and Design seniors may now opt to work on sponsored projects: "Students work on real-world projects in a client-contractor relationship, and companies have the opportunity to work with creative engineering students exploring interesting and leading-edge creative technology projects.”

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RoomShift research: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications magazine's cover story

Aug. 10, 2021

THING Lab researchers, led by recent PhD graduate, Ryo Suzuki, developed a swarm of shape-changing robots that move furniture around a room, opening up new haptic ideas for virtual reality.

The back of heads of two young girls in a hammock by a lake.

Digital wellness program provides resources to combat social media’s negative psychological impacts

July 20, 2021

ATLAS Instructor Annie Margaret is creating a Digital Wellness Summer Program for middle-school girls that provides strategies adolescents can use to minimize the negative psychological impacts of social media.

Alexandra Charland

Undergraduate CTD student's e-textile prototype featured on Hackaday

July 12, 2021

An e-textile prototype board developed by Alexandra Charland, a Creative Technology & Design and computer science double-major, was featured on Hackaday, a popular hardware hacking website. Charland worked with ATLAS PhD Student Chris Hill to develop the prototype in the post.

Katherine Goodman

Katherine Goodman, TMS'15, tackles barriers to inclusion in engineering

June 28, 2021

Katherine Goodman, TMS'15, is with a University of Colorado Denver research group spearheading an effort to help students "from all walks of life" feel welcome in engineering. The project, Broadening Participation in Engineering, received a $350,000 National Science Foundation grant to support a three-year faculty learning community within CU Denver's College of Engineering, Design and Computing.

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