Driven, smart, creative. That’s Franco “Krais” Kraiselburd, a student so atypical, he typifies today’s Case student.
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Season 2 EP. 8: Bold science, new blood
Anirban Sen Gupta, a professor of biomedical engineering, has spent much of his career seeking a substitute for whole blood, which is always in short supply. Suddenly, his quest looks a lot more attainable.
Season 2 EP. 7: Research Catalyst
Joy Ward is a biologist, a climate scientist, and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. She’s also a research catalyst who has clearly made her mark since arriving from the University of Kansas three years ago
Season 2 EP. 6: A Lighthanded touch
While most popular with students, Sears think[box] is open to all. That includes alumni like Steve Burns ’11, MEM ’11, Brecken Blackburn, PhD ’21, and Matt McPheeters ’12, MS ’13, PhD ’21. The trio tapped the resources of the campus
innovation center to launch their company, Lighthanded, and to develop a promising medical device.
Season 2 EP. 5: Thinking about think[box] at 10
MAKE A GIFT Featured Thinking about think[box] at 10 Sears think[box] began a decade ago as a basement maker space in an engineering building. Today it’s the largest open-access innovation center on an American college campus. Jim McGuffin-Cawley, PhD ’84, the faculty director of Sears think[box], shares his vision for the future of this uncommonContinue reading “Season 2 EP. 5: Thinking about think[box] at 10”
Season 2 EP. 4: A CLEANR Wash
We’re back for the fourth episode of season 2 of think[box] Radio. In this episode, we sit down with three young Case engineers as they aim to clean up microplastics in our drinking water. The number one source of this problem may surprise you!
Season 2. EP 3: An Engineer’s Vision: A conversation with CWRU President Eric Kaler
Eric Kaler, the first engineer to lead Case Western Reserve University in 20 years, is going to make Case a busy place. He wants to grow enrollment, expand the research enterprise, and build a $300 million science and engineering flagship on Case Quad. Meanwhile, he and his wife, Karen, have introduced a new lord of the manor at Harcourt House, a beloved rescue dog named Adelbert—whom you will meet in this podcast.
Season 2 EP. 2: Climate Changer
In the Energy Lab on Case Quad, Burcu Gurkan is leading a team trying to solve some of society’s biggest challenges.
Season 2 EP. 1: The Music Makers of think[box]
Young alumni Matt Canel and Ben Kaufman think they have an idea that can open up the music industry to a whole new world of young players.
EP. 15: Master maker
YouTube personality and NASA engineer Alex Schepelmann ’09, MS ’10, would like nothing better than to show you how to Super Make Something!