Mushroom

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.

Researcher with drone.

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.

Photo of Stephen Hawking

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.

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Browser extension helps the visually impaired interpret online images

Jan. 30, 2018

ATLAS researcher Darren Guinness developed technology that conveys online photo content to the visually impaired

David Bowie's face painted on a wall with flowers in front of it from grieving fans.

When celebrities die, social media gets toxic

Dec. 6, 2017

Katie Gach's study about how people mourn finds that people are mean to each other online, even in times of tragedy.

Assistant Professor Ben Shapiro helps three middle-school students learn Blocky Talky.

Computer music as gateway to learning contemporary computer science

Oct. 25, 2017

Middle school students with limited prior programming experience develop interactive, creative, networked technologies.

Darren Guinness

Software framework turns small robots into controllers

Sept. 22, 2017

Software turns digital toys into digital tools for desktop applications.