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.

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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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Dynamic tattoos promise to warn wearers of health threats

Sept. 24, 2020

ATLAS Assistant Professor Carson Bruns discusses how nanotechnology can give tattoos biomedical applications. He discusses recently-published research on tattoos that alert an individual when their skin needs protection by employing ink that is only visible when exposed to UV light.

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Whaaat!? Festival is on!

Sept. 22, 2020

ATLAS Institute’s third annual Whaaat!? Festival announces its second event, an Oct. 28 talk with John Sharp, author of "Works of Game." In place of the in-person, all-day annual event, the festival has switched to remote programming that will last throughout the academic year.

Joel Swanson

Elementary Tools and Linguistic Interpretation: The Inquisitive Works of Joel Swanson

Sept. 22, 2020

In this interview by New Collection, Joel Swanson, assistant professor, discusses his past work, productivity during a pandemic and re-evaluating time and space.

Ellen Do speaks to UTM students and faculty

Virtual global speaking tour: "Making Magic with Creative Technology and Design"

Sept. 15, 2020

Though she remained in Boulder all of last week, Ellen Do, professor of computer science with the ATLAS Institute, was busy globe-trotting on a virtual speaking tour in Asia, addressing faculty and students at engineering universities in Indonesia and Malaysia. On September 8, she delivered her talk to an audience...

Jill Dupre

Jill Van Matre Dupré panel participant at 11th international SIIT conference

Sept. 4, 2020

ATLAS Associate Director Jill Van Matre Dupré participated in the online panel, "Can API Standardisation Ensure Fair Competition with the Tech Giants?," at the 11th International Conference on Standardisation and Innovation in Information Technology (SIIT), held Sept. 2-3. 2020.

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Parkin Drawing Prize winner denies plagiarizing artwork with same title by artist and ATLAS professor Joel Swanson

Sept. 1, 2020

Denise Powell

Geoinspirations Podcast Series: Denise Powell - Reimagining what a university can be and do

Aug. 25, 2020

In this podcast, Denise Powell, ATLAS lecturer and Social Impact alumna, shares with Joseph Kerski, education manager and geographer for Esri, and Directions magazine her impressions of the ATLAS Social Impact program. For the past few years Kerski has guest lectured to Social Impact MS students, showing how GIS can be used to help them make better decisions in the field.

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PufferBot: A flying robot with an expandable body

Aug. 24, 2020

TechXplore writes about PufferBot, an actuated, expandable structure that can be used to fabricate shape-changing aerial robots.

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