Person using a tablet to control droplets on the OpenDrop biochip

Microfluidic class introduces technology that brings healthcare home

June 11, 2019

A new approach to microfluidics holds promise for home diagnostics and other applications.

Research subject wearing augmented reality headset working with drone.

Globalive Media's "Beyond Innovation:" IRON Lab research featured on globally broadcast program

May 22, 2019

Research from ATLAS Institute's IRON Lab involving utilizing augmented reality to gain information about a robot's intended path of motion was featured on the globally broadcast program, "Beyond Innovation." The program features the latest business and technology trends.

Sandra Wirtanen at Aalto University Department of Applied Physics laboratory measuring performance of textile prototypes.

Unstable Design Lab announces researcher-in-residence for summer weaving residency

May 13, 2019

After reviewing more than 200 applications from around the globe, the Unstable Design Lab at CU Boulder's ATLAS Institute selected Sandra Wirtanen as its first researcher-in-residence for the 2019 Experimental Weaving Residency to Bridge Art and Engineering, which aims to promote collaboration between fiber-artists and CU Boulder scientists and engineers...

Simone Hyater-Adams

Meet our graduates

May 6, 2019

Meet Aidan Rafferty and Doug Smith, two of our outstanding students graduating from the TAM program. Then learn about our five graduating PhD students - all women- all seeking to empower groups not traditionally engaged in engineering fields

Simone Hyater-Adams

Opening Doors

May 6, 2019

ATLAS PhD students seek to empower groups not traditionally engaged in engineering.

Babatunde Adegoke

ICTD and Babatunde Adegoke featured in CU Boulder engineering magazine

May 6, 2019

“I have the ability to choose whatever courses I want. I am able to find answers to all the questions that I have. So when I am designing technology solutions to problems now, I have better tools to do that.”

Doug Smith

Raising the bar

May 6, 2019

TAM grad recognized for strong work ethic

Aidan Rafferty stands by a  model of a rocket

Found in Space

May 5, 2019

Aidan Rafferty has been dreaming about space for as long as he can remember, and that didn’t change when he became an engineering student at CU Boulder. This TAM grad’s trajectory brought towards his dream career.

Sergio Rivera, Wei Miao & Mariana Tamashiro

ATLAS Expo Spring 2019

April 23, 2019

More than 90 student projects in virtual/augmented reality, design, games, wearable technology, interaction design, robotics, information technology for development and more.

Joel Swanson

Joel Swanson's artwork recognized in Denver and Chicago

April 23, 2019

Joel Swanson has been on the go this spring, with exhibitions opening in Denver and Chicago, and his joining the Octopus Initiative, an innovative program sponsored by Denver's Museum of Contemporary Art.