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.
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.
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 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.
"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.
Leah Buechley, CU Boulder alumna and inventor of the influential LilyPad Arduino, a construction kit for sewable electronics, will speak at the ATLAS Institute on Aug. 29 as part of the ATLAS Distinguished Speaker Series.
"His teaching methods are innovative, iterative and easy to understand, and he cares about his students." This is just one of the comments used to nominate Ben Shapiro for the 2018 Sullivan-Carlson Innovation in Education Award.