Collage of four MS-CTD students on top and five BS-CTD students on the bottom who won ATLAS awards in 2021.

Spring 2021 ATLAS Student Awards

May 4, 2021

Graduating in May 2021 with degrees in Creative Technology and Design, the graduate and undergraduate students listed below are recognized for exceptional accomplishments, having demonstrated initiative in their academic and extracurricular activities, completing outstanding research or creative projects, or contributing significantly to the ATLAS community.

Characters from the Spooked animation on a dark street lit up by lights that spell sppoked.

Spring 2021 Capstone Projects

May 3, 2021

CTD Capstone (previously TAM Capstone) is a rigorous, two-semester course sequence required for all Creative Technology & Design majors. Normally taken during the senior year, it involves the completion of a culminating project that goes through multiple rounds of faculty review and iteration. This small collection of project presentations gives a sense of the kind of work students complete in the CTD program.

fiona bell peels bioplastic from window

Shapeshifting: The varied applications for bioplastics

April 26, 2020

In this short video, Fiona Bell, ATLAS CTD student and member of the Living Matter Lab, shares a class project she completed for Design Foundations where she made a variety of bioplastics for a range of different applications.

Nimb.ly team members from left to right: Devon Soto, Ted Thayer and Brandon Aguirre.

ATLAS grad student Ted Thayer helps NIMB.LY team to New Venture Challenge win

April 3, 2019

Ted Thayer, Creative Technologies and Design master's student in the creative industries track, was one of three students on the IT Track winning team for the New Venture Challenge Championships, taking home a $7,500 prize for their startup, Nimb.ly, a revolutionary software platform that helps catering companies keep their events efficiently staffed.

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.

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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.