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.

Safe with robot attached

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.

Daniel Leithinger looks from an iPad.

Convergence of the Physical and Digital Worlds (Signal magazine)

Nov. 7, 2018

Daniel Leithinger, assistant professor at the ATLAS Institute and director of the THING lab, sees a time coming when computer screens can be replaced by 3D, shape-changing displays that render digital information tangibly.

Auguste uses a Markes Micro-chamber to extract volatile organic compounds from a sample.

Donna Auguste honored by Tau Beta Pi with ‘eminent engineer’ title

Oct. 22, 2018

Donna Auguste, ATLAS PhD student, is the first person at CU Boulder in roughly a decade to receive the prestigious "eminent engineer" designation from the national engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi.

ATLAS Institute graduate student Peter Gyory, right, demonstrates the new 3D design platform he is developing with THING Lab Director Daniel Leithinger.

Over 200 visitors at Second Annual ATLAS Research Showcase

Oct. 4, 2018

Tattoos that change color in sunlight, control systems that help robots anticipate your needs, integrating circuits into smart textiles: these were just a few of the projects demonstrated at ATLAS Institute's Second Annual Research Showcase.

Laura Devendorf

We're all chameleons now

Sept. 25, 2018

Laura Devendorf has a ready answer for how she spent the summer: The CU Boulder information scientist taught herself how to weave, an experience equal parts relaxing and infuriating — “like brushing doll hair forever,” she said.

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