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...

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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.

Jeeeun Kim

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

Aug. 27, 2018

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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.

Hooman Hedayati

IRON Lab researcher wins Outstanding Research Excellence award

May 18, 2018

Hooman Hedayati, a computer science PhD student in the ATLAS Institute’s IRON Lab, was awarded an Outstanding Research Award by CU Boulder’s Department of Computer Science.


Wearable technology brings high-tech to mushroom hunting

May 9, 2018

Assistant Professor Laura Devendorf and Jen Liu, ATLAS doctoral student, co-authored a new study that brings wearable technology to one of humanity's oldest pursuits.

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Augmented reality enhances robot collaboration

March 15, 2018

ATLAS IRON Lab researchers were awarded best paper and runner-up best paper at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction for developing technologies that use augmented reality to enhance drone operation.

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Stephen Hawking and celebrity deaths: trolls, tears and social media

March 15, 2018

Westword discusses ATLAS PhD student Katie Gach's social media research related to celebrity deaths in the context of Stephen Hawking's passing.