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. Dr. Bruns has co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific publications and received the U.S. National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award in 2023. He directs the Emergent Nanomaterials Lab as an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, and he is a co-founder of HYPRSKN Inc., a tech startup commercializing intradermal nanotechnologies including Magic Ink, the world’s first re-writable tattoo ink. 

Classes 2023