Jolie Klefeker

CTD junior chosen as Grace Hopper Research Scholar

Jolie Klefeker was chosen as a Grace Hopper Research Scholar, a national program that aims to increase the number of undergraduate women with an interest in computing research.

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New ATLAS games festival highlights experiences that make you say "Whaaat!?"

Sept. 14, 2018

"Whaaat!? A festival for games and experimental interactions" featured a large number of experimental tabletop and electronic games, and a large vintage arcade featuring games from the 1970s and 80s. Central to the event was a series of talks and workshops on the art form of game design.

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Hooman Hedayati lands prestigious Microsoft Research internship

Sept. 11, 2018

Hooman Hedayati, a computer science PhD student based in the ATLAS Institute’s Interactive Robotics and Novel Technologies (IRON) Lab, participated in a prestigious summer internship at Microsoft Research in Redmond, Washington, where he worked on teaching robots social skills in group conversations.

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ATLAS lobby named to honor institute’s founders

Sept. 5, 2018

The ATLAS lobby was named on Wednesday, honoring two individuals who envisioned the institute more than 20 years ago and led the effort to create it.

Kari Santos teaches two women to make the peanut roaster.

ICTD alumna teaches micro:bit lessons to students in Botswana

Sept. 4, 2018

Kari Santos, ICTD alumna and member of the Laboratory for Playful Computation, lends a hand as Letang Sefako (left) and Ketletseeng Sedumago (middle) drill holes to add a hinged door to the peanut roaster they built in Kaputura, Botswana in August 2018. The peanut roasting business was one of eight...

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BTU Lab hosts CU Science Discovery camp

Aug. 27, 2018

This summer, the ATLAS BTU Lab hosted CU Science Discovery Robotics Engineering Academy and camp for high school students, instructed by ATLAS Lecturer Wayne Seltzer , along with Cicada Scott , teaching assistant and BTU lab assistant. "The campers enjoyed their time in the BTU Lab, making great use of...

Jeeeun Kim

Jeeeun Kim, ATLAS affiliated PhD student, wins Adobe Research student fellowship

Aug. 27, 2018

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Professor Ellen Yi-Luen Do shares research on Chinese technology show

ATLAS Professor Ellen Yi-Luen Do's Virtual Cocktail Project was featured on China's “My Future,” a popular technology TV show broadcast nationwide.

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Calvin Pohawpatchoko Jr. delivers PhD defense

Pohawpatchoko’s research investigates why Native Americans are underrepresented in computing and how Indigenous representation might be increased.

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Two ATLAS faculty members show games at XOXO festival

“It’s crazy that two ATLAS games are going to be there,” says Matt Bethancourt, “It shows we are doing really good work.”