B/E Aerospace produces the Teklam panels used in the chassis of Eos II. The panels have a honeycomb core and fiberglass skin, providing the rigidity and strength needed to support and protect Eos II's components without adding significant weight.
Since day one in 1984, Cirrus Aircraft has been committed to the future of aviation, to smart safety and most adamantly, to innovation. Along the way every turn has meant challenges and opportunities to grow general aviation – to improve the flying experience itself.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers two undergraduate degrees (Bachelor of Electrical Engineering – B.E.E., and Bachelor of Computer Engineering – B.Comp.E), and two graduate degrees (Master of Science in Electrical Engineering – M.S.E.E., and Doctor of Philosophy – Ph.D.). Our degree programs are consistently ranked among the top 20 of electrical and computer engineering programs in the United States. We have 47 tenured and tenure track faculty and all classes offered by our department are taught by fulltime faculty.
Panther Precision Machine Inc.
Panther Precision Machine Inc started business in 1998 as a 3-person machine shop with a fairly narrow focus. Since that time, Panther has experienced uninterrupted growth of 10 –15% annually. This growth has been achieved by maintaining a focus on service and value for Panther Precision Machine's customers.
Since taking office in 2011, President Eric W. Kaler has focused on core priorities, including academic excellence, affordability, diversity, campus climate, research enterprise, operational excellence, private philanthropy, and a deep commitment to public engagement and outreach.
Quantronic Corporation was founded in 1995 in Minneapolis, MN, providing a means for manufacturing of Printed Circuit Boards and Final OEM Product Box Builds. They contribute to the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project by helping develop many circuit boards and manufacturing them, allowing Eos II to be monitored and controlled exactly as it is intended to be.
Tooling Science, Inc
Founded in 1973, Maple Grove based Tooling Science has donated their expertise in machining to the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project, helping to produce the precise parts that make up our steering system.
VKS provides the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project with their process management software, allowing improved documentation of processes and learning opportunities for future team members as the organization continues to grow and develop new techniques.