Clement Zheng and Peter Gyory

"Hot Swap" wins top spot in alt.ctrl.GDC

March 29, 2019

Clement Zheng (right) and Peter Gyory celebrate at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco after winning the Independent Game Festival's alt.ctrl.GDC award, which came with a $3,000 payout.

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Daily Camera: ATLAS Institute program aims to connect CU Boulder faculty over free lunch

March 28, 2019

"This is a small experiment to see if can we take people out of their shells," said ATLAS Institute Director Mark Gross. "... I believe that the most important, innovative and forward-looking ideas happen at the intersections of traditional disciplines."

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Food for Thought (Lunch Is On Us)

March 19, 2019

ATLAS announces the launch of Food for Thought (Lunch Is On Us), an initiative aimed at promoting interdisciplinary teaching, research and creative work across the CU Boulder campus.

Carson on stage during TEDx talk

Futuristic tattoos that react to the world around you

Feb. 28, 2019

Tattooing is an ancient practice and the technology used today is fundamentally the same as it was thousands of years ago. In this jaw-dropping TEDx talk, Carson Bruns, assistant professor and director of the Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials at the ATLAS Institute, demonstrates futuristic tattoos that are both beautiful and...

Cassandra Goodby

Q&A: Student organizer traces her love of coding to T9Hacks

Jan. 22, 2019

Come join the fourth annual T9Hacks Feb. 9–10, a fun, 24-hour invention marathon of sorts that promotes interest in creative technologies, coding, design and making among college women and non-binary individuals. Student organizers emphasize that no prior programming experience or other technical skills are required to participate. The event is free, but registration is required.

Jiffer Harriman holding musical instrument

What is Jiffer Harriman Listening to?

Jan. 18, 2019

A Q & A with ATLAS Lecturer Jiffer Harriman (ATLS PhD '17) in Boulder Lifestyle magazine.

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Safecracking class teaches engineering skills, ethical hacking

Dec. 17, 2018

Students in a new ATLAS class are stretching their technological and design skills by taking on a challenge straight from a heist movie.

Person tattooing pig skin

Carson Bruns shares Tech Tattoos project on CBS4

Dec. 13, 2018

Carson Bruns discusses health and expressive potential for tattoo inks that change color in response to different stimuli.

Carson Bruns, holds his gloved hands forward and holds a wooden CU logo in his left hand and a piece of pig's skin with the CU logo on it outlined by a square of blue ink

Chameleon tattoos change color, may help diagnose illness

Dec. 4, 2018

Carson Bruns, assistant professor and director of ATLAS Institute's Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials, is developing a series of “tech tattoos” that could provide a new window to the human body.

Fetch, a four-foot-tall robot is shown to attendees of the ATLAS Research Showcase.

A robotic helping hand

Nov. 14, 2018

Research that helps robots understand gestures and the often vague nature of language will pave the way to mechanical beings taking on human tasks, from assembling children's toy castles on Christmas morning to caring for elderly relatives, says Dan Szafir, assistant professor at the ATLAS Institute and director of the IRON lab.

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