Smart Tattoos

Tattoos aren’t just art anymore. Thanks to Dr. Carson Bruns’ innovative nanotechnology, high-tech tattoos can indicate medical issues in real time. Featured in Inked Magazine, Chemical and Engineering News and more, Dr. Bruns will explain how the technology is poised to revolutionize the biomedical and body art communities.

Carson Bruns

A creator of color-changing tattoo inks and shape-shifting molecular machines, chemist/artist Carson Bruns  uses nanoscience to invent new materials and technologies. He has co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed scientific publications and is currently an assistant professor of mechanical engineering with the ATLAS Institute at CU Boulder, where he directs the Emergent Nanomaterials Lab.