Katie Kearns

Junior Mathematics and Creative technologies double major

Mighty Mouse


Prototype of a computer mouse that is designed for those who enjoy interesting looking desk items. The process that was used to make this was a creating a mold of a foam prototype and then making a plastic version that was then decorated.
CRT 360: Advanced Prototyping
Spring 2020

Desktop Device


This project is an LCD screen that displays 5 different screens and uses WiFi enabled ESP32 to acquire data from the web in order to be displayed.
CRT 360: Advanced Prototyping
Spring 2020

PopArt PCB


This is a customized PCB with a tree silk screen design. There are 25 neopixels surface mounted on the board. The board uses an ATtiny 85 microcontroller with a button that switch’s the state of the lights each time the button is pushed.
CRT 360: Advanced Prototyping
Spring 2020

Game Pad


This is a customized PCB powered by a Teensy micro controller. The game is a side scroller game centered about a cat's adventure with 5 levels increasing in difficulty. Your score is the time it took you to complete all 5. Bases on my very own cat.
CRT 360: Advanced Prototyping
Spring 2020

Midi Mixer


This is a mixer that can be paired with Audio Tool. It can physically control those sounds with toggle buttons,single push buttons,state buttons and potentiometer. The enclosure is a laser cut wood that was designed specifically for a PCB that I designed.
CRT 360: Advanced Prototyping
Spring 2020

Germ Buster (check out Joey Pratt Alex Brice for their portions of the project)


This device is designed to help slow the spread of Covid-19 by alerting when someone is about to touch their face. It uses a Hall effect sensor and a magnet inside the elbow. My portion was to create the scoring visuals and a physical arm strap.
CRT 320: Advanced Robotics
Spring 2020