Fiona Bell applies nanocoating to fabric with brush

ATLAS graduate student assists Accenture Labs with development of self-cleaning textiles

July 24, 2020

Imagine a textile that cleaned itself, killing viruses and bacteria, and dissolving flecks of embedded organic material.

Legs of people standing on the musical hexagons.

New Playzeum exhibit includes musical hexagons designed by Jiffer Harriman.

July 21, 2020

The Museum of Boulder's offerings include the new Playzeum exhibit, with musical hexagons designed by ATLAS Lecturer Jiffer Harriman.

my fave queer chemist

Shaz Zamore interviewed on My Fave Queer Chemist

July 3, 2020

Shaz Zamore (they/them), STEAM Outreach Coordinator at the ATLAS Institute, talks about their graduate and postdoctoral research, why science communication is so important, their experiences as a queer, non-binary POC and so much more.

Joel Swanson artwork entitled "Open"

BMoCA opens with Joel Swanson artwork

June 29, 2020

The work of ATLAS CU Boulder engineering faculty member Joel Swanson greets visitors as Boulder Museum Of Contemporary Art opens its doors again to the public.

Illustration of a researcher looking through a microscope and seeing in her head people and  DNA strands.

Healthcare at Home

June 17, 2020

Mirela Alistar, assistant professor of computer science and the director of the ATLAS Institute’s Living Matter Lab, wants to make healthcare more personal with microfluidic biochips.

Kaylee Arnold holds a tarantula at an outreach event she led in Athens, Georgia.

Black in Nature

June 10, 2020

Shaz Zamore, ATLAS instructor and STEM outreach coordinator, coauthors this blog affiliated with the Integrative and Comparative Biology journal. "Having a network of fellow Black nature and STEM enthusiasts encourages us to contribute ideas and perspectives our non-Black peers may not have considered," Zamore wrote with coauthor Alexus Roberts. "In turn, starting these conversations can promote political discourse that may not have otherwise occurred. Simply put, our presence is change."

Ria Khan

Congratulations ATLAS spring 2020 MS and PhD graduates!

May 16, 2020

In spring 2020, four PhD students and 15 master's students received graduate degrees from the ATLAS Institute, the largest class of ATLAS graduate students to date.

Nate Bennett

Twelve undergraduates recognized with ATLAS student awards

May 7, 2020

Of the 62 seniors graduating with a Technology, Arts & Media bachelor’s degree in 2020, ATLAS is recognizing 12 students with one of two awards.

Clement Zheng

Clement Zheng speaks about dissertation on KGNU's "How on Earth Science Show"

May 5, 2020

In an episode focused on students about to receive their PhDs in STEM-related fields, Clement Zheng speaks about his dissertation research, "Everyday Materials for Physical Interactive Systems," his graduate school experience and what he has planned next.

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ATLAS research helps define the future of human-computer interaction

May 1, 2020

At a time when the field of human-computer interaction is becoming more important than ever, ATLAS researchers are making substantial contributions, contributing nine papers and two workshops to CHI '20.