Clement Zheng and Peter Gyory

"Hot Swap" wins top spot in alt.ctrl.GDC

March 29, 2019

Clement Zheng (right) and Peter Gyory celebrate at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco after winning the Independent Game Festival's alt.ctrl.GDC award, which came with a $3,000 payout.

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Daily Camera: ATLAS Institute program aims to connect CU Boulder faculty over free lunch

March 28, 2019

"This is a small experiment to see if can we take people out of their shells," said ATLAS Institute Director Mark Gross. "... I believe that the most important, innovative and forward-looking ideas happen at the intersections of traditional disciplines."

Swim sense project with student inventors

Deadline to apply for ATLAS Expo is April 7

March 26, 2019

ATLAS is seeking entries for ATLAS Expo Spring 2019, a showcase of innovative and creative student projects, happening April 25, 4:30-6:30 pm. The annual event draws hundreds of attendees from industry, campus and the community and features a kaleidoscope of student projects from web, image, VR, game or animation works...

Joel Swanson

Joel Swanson's solo exhibit, "In Other Words," opens in Denver's Republic Plaza

March 20, 2019

ATLAS Assistant Professor Joel Swanson's solo exhibition, "In Other Words," explores the relationship between language and technology.

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Food for Thought (Lunch Is On Us)

March 19, 2019

ATLAS announces the launch of Food for Thought (Lunch Is On Us), an initiative aimed at promoting interdisciplinary teaching, research and creative work across the CU Boulder campus.

Zack Weaver

Former ATLAS PhD student Zack Weaver coleads team that wins Library Journal Movers & Shakers award

March 12, 2019

Former ATLAS PhD student and BTU lab member, Zack Weaver, and his team from Building 61, the hacker/makerspace at the Boulder Public Library, received a Library Journal 2019 Movers & Shakers award.

Carson on stage during TEDx talk

Futuristic tattoos that react to the world around you

Feb. 28, 2019

Tattooing is an ancient practice and the technology used today is fundamentally the same as it was thousands of years ago. In this jaw-dropping TEDx talk, Carson Bruns, assistant professor and director of the Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials at the ATLAS Institute, demonstrates futuristic tattoos that are both beautiful and...

Hot swap players

Hot Swap: All Hands On Deck is an old-school naval battle with interchangeable controllers

Feb. 27, 2019

Gamasutra asks ATLAS graduate students Peter Gyory and Clement Zheng about their fast-paced, multiplayer, collaborative game soon to be featured in the Game Developers Conference in March. Held in San Francisco, GDC is the largest game developers conference in the world, attracting 28,000 attendees.

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.

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