Think [box] Innovation Center at Case Western Reserve

CWRU's think [Box] Innovation Center is one of the most robust in the world. Mr. Charnas discusses and walks you through the World Class Innovation Center at Case Western Reserve University. Open to CWRU faculty and students, as well as the general public, Mr. Charnas and CWRU students demonstrate some of the many applications of the Center. (22 min)

The think [Box] Innovation Center and Institute for Collaboration and Innovation is Case Western Reserve University's new invention center which provides a space for anyone - especially students, faculty, and alumni - to tinker and creatively invent. Housed temporarily in a 4,500 square foot space, this $25M project will be moving into a 7-story, 50,000 square foot facility, making it one of the largest university invention centers in the world.

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About The Presenter:
Mr. Ian Charnas, Operations Manager, think {Box}s

Mr. Charnas graduated from Case in 2005 with B.S. degrees in both computer and mechanical engineering. His work blends art and technology in creatively-themed exhibits and events, including the World Largest Twin Musical Tesla Coils, a Magical Mustache Mirror, and a Waterfall Swingset. Mr. Charnas and his work have been featured on and Wired Magazine, NPR online, Popular Mechanics, IEEE Spectrum, Boing-Boing, Make Magazine, PitchFork, and Hack-a-Day. He aims to inspire creativity at think [box] and the belief that you can do anything.