Katie Gach

Katie Gach's research informs Facebook's new legacy policies

April 10, 2019

On April 9 Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced new guidelines for memorial legacy accounts, and those changes were directly informed by research from ATLAS PhD candidate Katie Gach.

Nicole Johnson and Abigail Zimmermann-Niefeld

ATLAS PhD students honored by National Science Foundation

April 10, 2019

ATLAS PhD student Nicole Johnson and affiliated ATLAS PhD student Abby Zimmerman-Niefield have been selected as 2019 National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) fellows.

Clement Zheng and Peter Gyory

"Hot Swap" wins top spot in alt.ctrl.GDC

March 29, 2019

Clement Zheng (right) and Peter Gyory celebrate at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco after winning the Independent Game Festival's alt.ctrl.GDC award, which came with a $3,000 payout.

Zack Weaver

Former ATLAS PhD student Zack Weaver coleads team that wins Library Journal Movers & Shakers award

March 12, 2019

Former ATLAS PhD student and BTU lab member, Zack Weaver, and his team from Building 61, the hacker/makerspace at the Boulder Public Library, received a Library Journal 2019 Movers & Shakers award.

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.

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...

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...

Hedayati with robot

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.

Jeeeun Kim

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

Aug. 27, 2018

Photo of Calvin Pohawpatchoko Jr.

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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