At Iowa State’s College of Engineering, we take pride in our commitment to education, research, and engagement. With a strong history that traces back to the university’s earliest days, we continue a rich tradition of leading technology development and innovation. We emphasize creativity as we work to solve real problems, collaborating with partners across the world and extending the impact of our work beyond the borders of our campus.
Our partnership with PrISUm allows students to gain real world engineering experience without leaving campus. We are extremely proud of the team’s accomplishments, and look forward to seeing Penumbra cross the finish line in Adelaide, Australia.
Quatro Composites provides high quality engineering and manufacturing for advanced composite structures. Industries served include aerospace, medical, and industrial. We here at Quatro Composites believe in developing and providing advanced technologies that are lighter, safer, and stronger.
Quatro Composites’ partnership with PrISUm allows for the development of top talent at a local university. Through the donation of carbon fiber and assistance in composite processing, Quatro is mentoring the young minds of PrISUm to design, fabricate, and utilize composites to their full capability. We are excited to watch as PrISUm pushes the bounds of innovation through the development of the lightest SUV ever produced on the planet earth.
Delta TechOps is the largest airline Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul facility (MRO) in North America and the third largest worldwide. Delta TechOps serves more than 150 aviation and airline customers from around the world, specializing in high-skill work such as engines, components, avionics, airframe and line maintenance. Delta TechOps employs more than 9,600 maintenance repair & overhaul professionals and is one of the most experienced aircraft MRO providers in the world with more than seven decades of aviation expertise.
Delta TechOps is a long-time supporter of PrISUm dating back to 2001. During every build cycle, members of PrISUm travel to Minnesota to manufacture our vehicles alongside the highly skilled technicians. Through this hands on training, members gain the skills needed to manufacture the composites structures of the vehicle and design future components for increased manufacturability.
Since 1985, Altium has been developing, creating and selling electronic design tools (software and hardware) that help electronics designers harness the latest devices and technologies, manage their projects across broad design ‘ecosystems’, and create connected, intelligent designs. Today, Altium is the market leader in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design software and is supporting the team through the donation of free licenses. Thanks to their support,the Electrical Division of PrISUm has been able to design industry leading electric vehicle circuits.
Siemens PLM Software is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software. With over 170 years of experience, Siemens is excited to partners with PrISUm in the development of the world’s first Solar Utility Vehicle. By the utilization of advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software, team members will be able to fully understand what is happening in and around Penumbra when it races across the Australian Outback.
HARMAN engineers solutions to enhance life’s experiences, simplifying the way people interact with technology and connecting them to the world around them. Through their efforts, HARMAN International has become the automotive leader in embedded infotainment, telematics, connected safety, and security.
Harman International, an industry leader in brand innovation, has become a sponsor of Iowa State University’s solar car team, PrISUm. Harman International crafts connected products for the auto industry, including connected car systems, audio and visual products and enterprise automation solutions.
The Iowa State Office of the Provost is responsible for Iowa State’s academic mission in education, discover, and service. This includes overseeing the seven academic colleges, the Graduate College, the University Library, the Office of the Vice President for Research, and the Office of the Vice President for Extension and Outreach. The Iowa State Office of the Provost works towards continuous quality of improvement in 60 academic departments.
Boeing is a premier Aerospace company based out of Seattle, Washington. Creating and testing aircraft, rockets, and satellites. With about 160,000 employees worldwide Boeing works on creating a aircraft that are sustainable. Since 1925 Boeing has been working with the US government on creating/developing aircraft that could be used from Mail delivery to Military defense.
Plastics Unlimited is a leader in custom thermoforming, composites and urehtane processes with innovations that deliver excellent quality on-time. Since 1993, Plastics Unlimited has been a leader in the advanced manufacturing industry.
Plastics Unlimited allows PrISUm to deliver high quality composite components through high precision tooling molds.
Adopt-A Program is a way you can make a more direct impact on our team and our current car project and recieve PrISUm gear for your donation. Participating in the Adopt-A Program is optional; You can make a general donation if you would like to.