~Laura Devendorf, assistant professor, gave a keynote presentation at the Symposium of Computational Fabrication, where she presented some of her research on smart textiles and wearable technology. 

June 18, 2019

Laura Devendorf, assistant professor, gave a keynote presentation at the Symposium of Computational Fabrication, where she presented some of her research on smart textiles and wearable technology. The conference took place at Carnegie Mellon University, June 16–18.

Sandra Wirtanen at Aalto University Department of Applied Physics laboratory measuring performance of textile prototypes.

Unstable Design Lab announces researcher-in-residence for summer weaving residency

May 13, 2019

After reviewing more than 200 applications from around the globe, the Unstable Design Lab at CU Boulder's ATLAS Institute selected Sandra Wirtanen as its first researcher-in-residence for the 2019 Experimental Weaving Residency to Bridge Art and Engineering, which aims to promote collaboration between fiber-artists and CU Boulder scientists and engineers...

Nicole Johnson

Three 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 a 2019 National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) fellow. Shanel Wu, also an ATLAS PhD student, received a GRFP honorable mention.

Laura Devendorf

Unstable Design Lab announces new experimental weaving residency

Jan. 14, 2019

The Unstable Design Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder's ATLAS Institute is pleased to announce the creation of an experimental weaving residency. This residency will be held for six weeks in the summer of 2019 and has been generously supported by the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design.

Laura Devendorf

Digital loom arrives in Unstable Design Lab

Oct. 10, 2018

The custom-made TC2 Digital Jacquard loom–all 1,000 pounds of it–has arrived and is now assembled in Assistant Professor Laura Devendorf 's Unstable Design Lab . First projects will focus on just learning to use it, Devendorf says, but after that she plans to utilize more complex fabrics with integrated sensing...

Laura Devendorf

We're all chameleons now

Sept. 25, 2018

Laura Devendorf has a ready answer for how she spent the summer: The CU Boulder information scientist taught herself how to weave, an experience equal parts relaxing and infuriating — “like brushing doll hair forever,” she said.

Jolie Klefeker

TAM junior chosen as Grace Hopper Research Scholar

Jolie Klefeker was chosen as a Grace Hopper Research Scholar, a national program that aims to increase the number of undergraduate women with an interest in computing research.

Laura Devendorf stands in her Unstable Design Lab.

Weaving smart textiles

June 12, 2018

Assistant Professor Laura Devendorf researches smart textiles, one of the most promising and least explored frontiers for information technology.

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.

Laura Devendorf

When unstable technology is a good thing

March 1, 2017

Assistant professor Laura Devendorf uses the instability of everyday life as a design resource in her Unstable Design Lab.