Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro: How Machine Learning Impacts the Undergraduate Computing Curriculum

Nov. 12, 2018

In this OP-ED piece for Communications of the ACM, Ben Shapiro and others argue that machine learning has moved from a peripheral topic within computer science to the core of what new computer scientists need to know.

Daniel Leithinger looks from an iPad.

Convergence of the Physical and Digital Worlds (Signal magazine)

Nov. 7, 2018

Daniel Leithinger, assistant professor at the ATLAS Institute and director of the THING lab, sees a time coming when computer screens can be replaced by 3D, shape-changing displays that render digital information tangibly.

Auguste uses a Markes Micro-chamber to extract volatile organic compounds from a sample.

Donna Auguste honored by Tau Beta Pi with ‘eminent engineer’ title

Oct. 22, 2018

Donna Auguste, ATLAS PhD student, is the first person at CU Boulder in roughly a decade to receive the prestigious "eminent engineer" designation from the national engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi.

Carson Bruns

Carson Bruns to speak at TEDxMileHigh

Oct. 18, 2018

Carson Bruns, assistant professor in mechanical engineering with the ATLAS Institute, has been invited to speak about his Tech Tattoos project at the TEDxMileHigh conference in Denver.

Simone Hyater-Adams

Simone Hyater-Adams wins Harry Lustig Award

Oct. 15, 2018

Simone Hyater-Adams , a doctoral student in the ATLAS Institute, won the American Physical Society’s Harry Lustig Award , which recognizes outstanding graduate-level research performed in the Four Corners states. The award, given annually, consists of a $1,000 stipend and a certificate citing the contribution made by the recipient, as...

Laura Devendorf

Digital loom arrives in Unstable Design Lab

Oct. 10, 2018

The custom-made TC2 Digital Jacquard loom–all 1,000 pounds of it–has arrived and is now assembled in Assistant Professor Laura Devendorf 's Unstable Design Lab . First projects will focus on just learning to use it, Devendorf says, but after that she plans to utilize more complex fabrics with integrated sensing...

HyunJoo Oh

HyunJoo Oh defends PhD dissertation; accepts position at Georgia Tech

Oct. 9, 2018

On Aug. 31, ATLAS doctoral student HyunJoo Oh successfully defended her dissertation, “Computational Design Tools and Techniques for Paper Mechatronics,” which is focused on design tools and techniques for combining mechanical, electrical and computational components with paper crafting. The tools enable young learners and those who lack a background in mechanical engineering to design and build mechanical toys from paper and other everyday objects.

Alicia Gibb

Alicia Gibb featured in Red Hat video

Oct. 5, 2018

Open-source hardware (OSHW) is not a household word, even among engineers. But times are changing, and the OSHW revolution has much to do with ATLAS instructor, Alicia Gibb.

ATLAS Institute graduate student Peter Gyory, right, demonstrates the new 3D design platform he is developing with THING Lab Director Daniel Leithinger.

Over 200 visitors at Second Annual ATLAS Research Showcase

Oct. 4, 2018

Tattoos that change color in sunlight, control systems that help robots anticipate your needs, integrating circuits into smart textiles: these were just a few of the projects demonstrated at ATLAS Institute's Second Annual Research Showcase.

Laura Devendorf

We're all chameleons now

Sept. 25, 2018

Laura Devendorf has a ready answer for how she spent the summer: The CU Boulder information scientist taught herself how to weave, an experience equal parts relaxing and infuriating — “like brushing doll hair forever,” she said.