Museum volunteer, "Charlotte" poses by Andrea Fautheree Márquez's exhibit.

Andrea Fautheree Márquez's project featured in Museum of Boulder's Voces Vivas

March 22, 2022

Museum of Boulder’s new exhibit, Voces Vivas: Stories from the Latino Community in Boulder County, Past and Present features Andrea Fautheree Márquez's thesis project, "Chicana Light," which explores the Chicano civil rights movement in Colorado.

Winners of Femal Founder's Night on a stage.

Chembotix and Digital Wellness win awards at NVC Female Founders Prize Night

March 22, 2022

​​Kailey Shara, an ATLAS PhD student and a member of the Emergent Nanomaterials Lab, and her team, won third place and $1,000 for Chembotix robotic automation platform. Annie Margaret, teaching assistant professor with the ATLAS Institute, and her team, placed fourth with Digital Wellness x NoSo November.

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Fiona Bell: Intimacy between designers and materials leads to sustainability

March 4, 2022

ATLAS PhD student Fiona Bell is passionate about sustainability; her doctoral dissertation tackles how to reduce waste through encouraging intimate relationships between designers, the materials they use and the artifacts they develop. In recognition of her work, Bell recently received financial support to help complete her thesis through a Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship.

Anna Pillot performs in ATLAS B2 show INbalance IMbalance

Soaring heart rates: Revealing a performer’s inner world

March 1, 2022

She’s a trapeze artist. He’s a computer scientist. Together, they’re hoping to redefine immersive performance.

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Maker Made 2022 features work by ATLAS community

Feb. 22, 2022

A group of six artists and technologists connected to the ATLAS community contributed to BLDG 61’s Maker Made 2022, which runs through March 28 at the Boulder Public Library. Zack Weaver, who played a key role in establishing the ATLAS BTU Lab and the show’s curator, says the inspiration for Maker Made goes back to his days at Carnegie Mellon with ATLAS Director Mark Gross.

Logan Turner

Logan Turner, CTD major, one of six chosen for Student Leader of the Year Award

Feb. 21, 2022

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Varsha Koushik takes first place and Anthony Pinter is a runner-up in Three-Minute Thesis Contest

Feb. 21, 2022

Varsha Koushik, an ATLAS affiliated PhD student and a member of the Superhuman Computing Lab, won the Three-Minute Thesis Competition. Anthony Pinter, an incoming teaching assistant professor (starting fall 2022) in the ATLAS Institute and a PhD candidate in information science at the University of Colorado Boulder, was a runner-up.

Mia is helping Layne Hubbard prototype a talking stuffed animal.

Robots help kids tell stories—with a little help from stuffed animals

Feb. 21, 2022

Layne Hubbard (PhD CS, Cog Sci and Neurosci '21) recently joined forces with the Digital Learning Lab and PBSKids on an effort to develop artificial intelligence for the TV show “Elinor Wonders Why.” Hubbard was an affiliated ATLAS PhD student; Mark Gross, ATLAS director and professor of computer science, served on Hubbard's PhD advisory committee.

Wayne Seltzer helps someone at a fix-it clinic

Wayne Seltzer: Part of the global fix-it movement

Feb. 16, 2022

Wayne Seltzer started his own repair business when he was in the eighth grade; now a retired engineer, he's part of the global fix-it movement.

Anthony Pinter

Anthony Pinter researches ways to make algorithms more sensitive to humans

Feb. 9, 2022

Did you just see a Facebook “memory” of you and your ex from Valentine’s Day…three years ago, and now you’re bummed or just annoyed? You can blame the algorithms, says Anthony Pinter, a doctoral student in CU Boulder’s information science department, and soon-to-be ATLAS Institute faculty member. Pinter studies ways to make algorithms, which work behind the scenes to make social media platforms work, more sensitive to us as humans, rather than just data leveragers

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