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Thursday, Jul 21
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Jiffer Harriman's Dissertation Defense

If you’ve enjoyed Jiffer Harriman’s installations over the years, don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about his creative vision and research.

Monday, Aug 1
Start of Augmester


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Welcoming Miller Puckette, creator of MaxMSP/PureData, back to ATLAS. Miller also joined us last summer, teaching a computer music course.

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ATLAS PhD Jiffer Harriman dissertation defense 7/21 w/ @CUEngineering (Eisenberg, Gross, Yeh), @CUBoulderMusic (Theodore) & UCSD (Puckette)

ATLAS assoc prof Ben Shapiro participates in panel discussing research & education in comp sci…

ATLAS PhD candidate Hyunjoo Oh spent 4 days w/ Chicago's Digital Youth Divas doing cool paper mechatronics:…

ATLAS hosts Boulder Machine Learning meetups this summer. Tonight's topic: Naive Bayes Classification. Info:

ATLAS grad student Kari Santos leads a "Girls on FIre Computer Science Bootcamp” for middle schoolers.

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ATLAS' Jiffer Harriman defends his PhD dissertation on scaffolded design tools for interactive music 7/21 @ 1pm ATLS 229 @cubouldermusic

On 9/9, ATLAS Speaker Series welcomes #ForeverBuff #CUEngineering alum Rob Sherwood from @DWAnimation on tech, art & storytelling. Join us!

HCI and VR researchers Margaret Minsky and Katherine Isbister coming to ATLAS to explore tech, work & wellness. #CUEngineering

#VR pioneer Margaret Minsky comes to #CUBoulder for ATLAS Tech Residency in haptics, design, physical practices, embodied cognition & games

Undergrad + grad students - Doing cool research, class or extracurric work? Apply by 7/31 to present at @rmcwic…

Let yourself be led. @ideo shares effective approaches for taking design research on the road. #ICT4D…

Another @CUBuff athlete heading to Rio. Congrats Emma Coburn!…