Featured Projects

Whether it’s creating a design for lightweight recreational kayaks, devices to help golfers control the speed of their putts, or scale models of wind turbines to evaluate new concepts, any number of exciting projects take place in Sears think[box] on any given day. Get to know a few of the latest featured projects to take root in our facility.

  • Arc Trooper Costume

    This 3D printed and painted Star Wars costume features a helmet, gauntlet, and other accessories. Contact Winston Li - wll13@case.edu
  • The Defected Wolf

    The Defected Wolf is a laser cut wolf head that extends into a black fabric draped cloak. It was 3D modeled, unfolded, and then laser cut into over 100 pieces of…
  • Modular Shoe

    This sustainable footwear concept uses modular sole attachments that can be replaced at their end of life for a longer and more ecologically friendly footwear…
  • Adaptive Xbox Controller

    A local high school student living with cerebral palsy was the inspiration for this custom xbox game controller. The larger buttons are easier to press and can be…
  • Portable Fire Whirl Demonstration

    A fire whirl consists of a burning core and a rotating pocket of air. This NSF-funded fire whirl was designed and fabricated by students in Professor Ya-Ting Liao's…
  • 2021 Tennis in the Land Umpire Chairs

    The 2021 Tennis in the Land event was held in Cleveland for the first time in the event's history. Cleveland Institute of Art student Thomas Vinci designed and…
  • Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center

    A federal institute for smart manufacturing has selected the Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems (ISSACS) at Case Western Reserve University to lead a…
  • GE Cync Smart Camera Prototype

    This enclosure for the Cync smart camera by GE Lighting was prototyped on the Objet J750 3D printer by Gabe Puerto of Balance Innovation & Design - a GE…
  • Case Rocket Team 2021

    Case Rocket Team is an extracurricular design/build team that competes in the Spaceport America Cup. The club's 2021 competition test rockets featured automatic…
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry Shelter Pod

    The Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM) provides support for people experiencing homelessness in northeastern Ohio. This innovative prototype pod - designed by…