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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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Unstable Design Lab announces new experimental weaving residency

Jan. 14, 2019

The Unstable Design Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder's ATLAS Institute is pleased to announce the creation of an experimental weaving residency. This residency will be held for six weeks in the summer of 2019 and has been generously supported by the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design.

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Ben Shapiro named as 2019 Research and Innovation Office Faculty Fellow

Dec. 17, 2018

Ben Shapiro was named one of 15 of "CU Boulder’s most promising rising faculty in disciplines spanning the campus" by the Research & Innovation Office (RIO). The RIO Faculty Fellows program is designed to help “collapse the campus” by cultivating a community of diverse, creative research leaders to help drive collaboration and innovation across the university.

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Safecracking class teaches engineering skills, ethical hacking

Dec. 17, 2018

Students in a new ATLAS class are stretching their technological and design skills by taking on a challenge straight from a heist movie.

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Carson Bruns shares Tech Tattoos project on CBS4

Dec. 13, 2018

Carson Bruns discusses health and expressive potential for tattoo inks that change color in response to different stimuli.

Four hot swappable inputs for the game, including a knob, a joystick, an analog button and a clicky button.

Student-developed, multi-input game accepted to 2019 Game Developers Conference

Dec. 12, 2018

Clement Zheng and Peter Gyory have been selected to present their game, "Hot Swap: All Hands on Deck," in San Francisco at the 2019 Game Developers Conference, the world's largest professional game industry event.

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CPR Interview: A New Tattoo Prototype From A CU Engineer Goes More Than Skin Deep

Dec. 12, 2018

Listen to CPR News' interview with Carson Bruns about his Tech Tattoos research project.

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Laboratory for Playful Computation teen researcher wins CBS4 award

Dec. 10, 2018

Future Leaders winner, Makenna Turner, a junior at Peak to Peak Charter School in Lafayette, is working with PhD student, Abigail Zimmermann-Niefeld, in the Laboratory for Playful Computation to develop a wearable device that teaches skills, like hitting a golf ball.

Carson Bruns, holds his gloved hands forward and holds a wooden CU logo in his left hand and a piece of pig's skin with the CU logo on it outlined by a square of blue ink

Chameleon tattoos change color, may help diagnose illness

Dec. 4, 2018

Carson Bruns, assistant professor and director of ATLAS Institute's Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials, is developing a series of “tech tattoos” that could provide a new window to the human body.

Fetch, a four-foot-tall robot is shown to attendees of the ATLAS Research Showcase.

A robotic helping hand

Nov. 14, 2018

Research that helps robots understand gestures and the often vague nature of language will pave the way to mechanical beings taking on human tasks, from assembling children's toy castles on Christmas morning to caring for elderly relatives, says Dan Szafir, assistant professor at the ATLAS Institute and director of the IRON lab.