Monica Chairez

Monica Chairez's capstone project helps enhance hands-on learning for CU Dental School

May 12, 2021

Before she graduated in May with a bachelor's degree in Creative Technology and Design, Monica Chairez used the skills she gained at ATLAS to help solve several needs for CU Dental School of Medicine.

A Fabric that Remembers displayed on a table at the Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile in Hong Kong

Laura Devendorf’s memory fabric innovations exhibited at Hong Kong museum

May 11, 2021

During the pandemic lockdown, Laura Devendorf used textiles woven with resistive yarns to document a particular part of her life–the daily “forces” that pressed against her body, especially her two children. Two of her memory fabric innovations are being exhibited at the The Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile (CHAT) in Hong Kong as part of the Interweaving Poetic Code exhibition.

Chris Hill wearing his Whiskers project.

Three of Chris Hill's projects featured in "Instructables"

May 10, 2021

Three of Chris Hill's projects –Circuit Playground Extension E-Textile Debugging Tool; E-Textile Logic Probe Debugging Tool; and a Wearable Mini Voltage Meter– were featured this month in "Instructables," an online community of makers. But this wasn't the first time the ATLAS PhD student's projects were featured in Instructables.

illustration of various types of charts and graphs

Data accessibility: Leveling the field for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities

May 10, 2021

In a world where decisions of all kinds are based on statistical information, maximizing access to data is more important than ever. However, a recent study finds that common practices may be cutting large portions of the population out of the picture.

Laura Devendorf

Washington Post interviews Laura Devendorf for "Nextiles" story

May 5, 2021

Did you get enough steps in today? Maybe one day you’ll ask your ‘smart’ shirt.

Collage of four MS-CTD students on top and five BS-CTD students on the bottom who won ATLAS awards in 2021.

Spring 2021 ATLAS Student Awards

May 4, 2021

Graduating in May 2021 with degrees in Creative Technology and Design, the graduate and undergraduate students listed below are recognized for exceptional accomplishments, having demonstrated initiative in their academic and extracurricular activities, completing outstanding research or creative projects, or contributing significantly to the ATLAS community.

Characters from the Spooked animation on a dark street lit up by lights that spell sppoked.

Spring 2021 Capstone Projects

May 3, 2021

CTD Capstone (previously TAM Capstone) is a rigorous, two-semester course sequence required for all Creative Technology & Design majors. Normally taken during the senior year, it involves the completion of a culminating project that goes through multiple rounds of faculty review and iteration. This small collection of project presentations gives a sense of the kind of work students complete in the CTD program.

danielle szafir

NSF CAREER award supports Danielle Szafir’s data-visualization research

April 6, 2021

The National Science Foundation has awarded Danielle Szafir a CAREER award to develop tools to rapidly gauge the efficacy of different types of data visualizations.

ChessLens board with pieces on it

HackCU win for CTD undergrads

March 24, 2021

A three-member team, including Creative Technology and Design undergraduate students Colin Soguero and Mason Moran, took first prize at HackCU for their project, ChessLens, an augmented reality application that helps chess players improve their game.

ATLAS PhD students walk away with top NVC prizes

March 23, 2021

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