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Highlights from ATLAS Research Showcase 2020

Nov. 3, 2020

If you missed the showcase or want to see some of the sessions you didn't attend, check out these video highlights.

Students working with biochips during the workshop organized by the Living Matter Lab at ATLAS Institute.

Engaging Underrepresented Students (funded through Google exploreCSR)

This project aims to engage under-represented undergraduate students in the Living Matter Lab's research through a series of online workshops and hands-on sessions, as well as guides participants through finding good graduate programs and the application process.

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Q&A with new B2 director Steven Frost

Oct. 22, 2020

B2 Reimagined: New B2 director Steven Frost shares the opportunities and difficulties of opening ATLAS Institute’s B2 Center for Media, Arts and Performance during the pandemic and his vision for B2’s future.

drone with expandable protective cage that deploys based on proximity to solid objects

Pufferfish-inspired robot could improve drone safety

Oct. 20, 2020

Pufferbot is an aerial robot with an expandable protective structure that deploys to encircle the drone and prevent the drone's rotors from coming in contact with obstacles or people.

Laura Devendorf

Laura Devendorf keynote speaker at ACADIA 2020

Oct. 20, 2020

Laura Devendorf, an assistant professor of information science with the ATLAS Institute, is a keynote speaker in the ACADIA 2020 virtual panel, "A Conversation on Culture & Access," on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 4:15-5:45 p.m. EST. The panel brings together designers and scholars whose work deals critically with questions of computation, craft and public engagement.

Joel Swanson

Joel Swanson’s work on exhibition for the ISEA 2020 Conference, Oct. 13-18

Oct. 14, 2020

Codependent Algorithms, code-based artwork by Joel Swanson, ATLAS assistant professor, is on exhibition for the 26th International Symposium on Electronic Art. Themed "Why Sentience?," the hybrid online/on-site program features works adapted to the virtual platform, with more than 100 local and international artists.

Kevin Hoth teaching in front of an image.

Kevin Hoth's photos featured in solo exhibit at the Boulder Creative Collective through Oct. 21

Oct. 13, 2020

CTD instructor, Kevin Hoth's, large-scale, instant film mosaics are being featured in a solo exhibition at the Boulder Creative Collective. The exhibit, "Immortal Chromatic" runs Oct. 9-21, 2020 in the AKA Gallery. Advanced scheduling is required to view the exhibit.

Joo Oh speaks remotely as part of panel, Remembering Mike Eisenberg, at FabLearn'20.

HyunJoo Oh: Remembering Mike Eisenberg–FabLearn'20 panel

Oct. 12, 2020

HyunJoo Oh, assistant professor at Georgia Tech and ATLAS alumna, spoke on the panel, "Remembering Mike Eisenberg," at 2020 FabLearn - 9th Annual Conference on Maker Education. Eisenberg was a CU Boulder professor of computer science and one of Oh's dissertation advisors. He passed away on March 12, 2019.

Laura Devendorf virtually delivers FabLearn20 keynote.

Laura Devendorf delivers keynote at FabLearn'20

Oct. 12, 2020

Laura Devendorf, assistant professor of information science with the ATLAS Institute, gave a keynote speech at 2020 FabLearn - 9th Annual Conference on Maker Education. Her research questions the role of design and making in the wake of increasingly pressing global challenges. FabLearn's international community of educators, researchers and policy makers are committed to integrating the principles of constructionist learning, or “making" into formal and informal K-12 education.

Person with VR goggles touches a table that has a Roomba with a mechanical scissor lift below.

RoomShift: A room-scale haptic and dynamic environment for VR applications

Sept. 30, 2020

RoomShift is a haptic and dynamic environment that could be used to support a variety of virtual reality (VR) experiences.

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