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Rivera, Michael

Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • I develop hardware, software and material techniques that extend the capabilities of digital fabrication technology, and explore how they can be used for functional and creative purposes.


  • Human-Computer Interaction, Personal Fabrication, Computational Fabrication, 3D Printing, Smart Materials, Bio-based Materials, Environmental Sustainability, Computer Graphics


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courses taught

  • ATLS 7500 - ATLAS Graduate Research Methods
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2022
    The objective of this course is to provide a primer for key methodological approaches used in the field. Students will investigate a broad set of techniques for conducting theoretical, design, and experimental research. They will explore how to formulate and investigate research questions using these methods. Topics covered will include basic research ethics, research project design, approaches to constructing theory, research through design techniques, and methods for experimental study. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.


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