Mark Gross


Mark D Gross is a professor of computer science and director of the ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder, an interdisciplinary institute for radical creativity and invention with academic programs in the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Gross has served on the faculties of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Washington, Seattle and worked at Atari Cambridge Research, Logo Computer Systems Incorporated and Kurzweil Computer Products. With former students he co-founded Boulder companies Modular Robotics Incorporated and Blank Slate Systems LLC, and is a partner in Momotone, Inc. Gross’ research interests include design methods, modular robotics, computationally enhanced construction toys and crafts, design software for digital fabrication, and the internet of things. He earned BS and PhD degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.