Our sponsors give us the resources we need to stay on the cutting edge of solar car racing. From their time to their products to the financial support necessary for international competition, these are the companies and individuals that believe in us and support us. Without our sponsors, our car would be nothing more than precise drawings. These sponsors give us guidance when we get overwhelmed and expertise when we need to build.

The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project could not exist without our sponsors. We are proud to represent every company on this page because of their commitment to our development as students, engineers, and leaders. Every day we get to work with a real solar car, we are grateful for their contributions.

Here, we present our sponsors, organized by their donation level and sorted alphabetically. If you would like to invest in the first cruiser class team in America, click here for our Sponsor Information Brochure and contact us at svp@umn.edu for any other questions that you may have. You can also scroll to the end of this page to view the Sponsor Information Brochure.


Platinum

Clifford I. & Nancy C. Anderson

Clifford I. and Nancy C. Anderson are long time philanthropists to the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering. They have supported various venues, such as students with scholarships, the renovation of Lind Hall, student experiential learning opportunities and the Solar Vehicle Project.   

Robert K. Eddy

Robert K. Eddy is the Chairman of the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project's Advisory Board, generously guiding the organization with his experience earned as a former business executive, a philanthropist, and a graduate of the UMN College of Science and Engineering.


Gold


Silver


Bronze

Microsoft

Jonathan Nutzmann

Patrick J. O'Connor

Adem E. Rudin

Arlo Siemsen

Dr. Demetris Yannopoulos

Veronique & Kurt Vanden Bussche

Patricia & David Christen

Dr. John Forrette

Chad Furey

Google Inc.

Barbara & Richard Kraft Giving Fund

Drs. Keith & Barbara Lurie

Evs Cares Giving Fund-Fidelity Charitable

Todd W. and Tammie A. Zarfos
Student Project Fund


Friends of the Team

LINX TECHNOLOGIES

magnetics inc.

Martin Custom Products

Mary C. Hessburg

Med-Tek Inc.

Medtronic Foundation

NKK Switches

plascore

Protocase

rockwest composites

Ruland Manufacturing

sae international

Siemens Corporation

Symantec

textreme

TRC Circuits Inc.

UnitedHealth Group Inc.

University Dining Services

us micro products

Vishay

wiha

Wilwood

Advanced Circuits

Advantech

Airtech

Anoco Metal Services

beneq

BENEVITY COMMUNITY IMpact FUND

Boeing

CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL

Coilcraft

COMPUTER AIDED TECHNOLOGY INC.

CPD

Crane Engineering

Delta Fans

DLR GROUP

elektro assemblies

Endurance Technologies

EJB

ExxonMobil

Full Steam Engineering

Heatcon

IBM International Foundation

Ifixit

Linear Technology


Linda Hagen Kvanbeck

Sylvia P Kwan

Arthur A. Lace

Dr. Karen Lee

Travis Lee

Victor Lee

HonGming Liang

Shibin Li

Mike Linnemann

loch Jewelers

Kristina & Kurt Lundgren

Sean Lydon

KIRK MADISON

CHRIS MAGULSKI

Michelle Magulski

Otto Majewske

Richard K. McComb Sr.

J. Perry McGahan Jr.

Ann McGreaham

Mr. Timothy D. McNeal

Gary & Rebecca Messer

Daniel K. Meyers

Steven Monson

Peter Nealy

Richard Nelson

David O'Connor

Christofer Oelker

Capt Michael G. Olson

Michael & Tamarah Olson

Howard Orr Jr.

Drs. David & Heather Orser

GARY D. orser

Dr. Sally Palm

Richard & Karen Palmer

Susan Parsons & Michael Brunson

Manankumar Patel

Jerome Paulson

Michael J. Peterson

Peterson/Bennett Charitable Fund

Doug Petesch

Steven Points

Bob & Mary Poirier

Wanling & Steven Qu

becky rahm

donna & marlon rahm

Joan & Michael Rajala

Stephen Rehdantz

Kristen Riley

Max Robinson

Lauren D. Roesner

Thomas Ryan

David Saarela

richard d. salter

Robert m. salter

Bess Schmidt

Steven & Kaye Schneider

Paul Seifert

danielle shupe

Kathy Sidles

angela sipila

Erick Sipila

Jill M. Skogheim

Steven Skorich

kay slater

Raymond Slisz

Gary j. & Donna r. Sloan

nick sloan

Steven Smith

Jianjian Song

david P sorenson

Kristin & Eric Sorenson

Tom Soukup

Charles Steigerwald

Kristen Streit

Rupert Strobel

Alexandra Swancutt

Nicholas R. & Anne E. Swartz

warren sygulla

Justin Syrstad

Ms Kathryn M. Tait

Mr. John B. Thiesse

lynn thompson

Thompson Family

Dylan Treschl

hillary treschl

mark treschl

Brenda Trisko

David Uden

James Urnes

Mr. william valentine

Thomas Valois

Andrew Vano

John Virnig

Robert Walker

Bryan Walters

Jeff & Christiann Walton

Morten Warncke-Wang

John W. Washburn

Anita Westberg

William M. Westler

Hewitt White

david & janice wilson

Thomas Wilson

John Wright

Shiping Yi

paula zeilon

Maureen Zeimet

Patrick H. Zeimet

Simin Zhou

Dr. John Zicarelli

ANONYMOUS DONORS

muhammad I. abdurrahman

Dr. Faruk Abuzzahad Jr.

Mohammed Yousuf Ahmed

mary j. al-humayani

Dr. Andrew Anda

Jonathan Anders

Dr. Jennifer Anderson

Michelle L. & David Anderson

Sarah Asmus

Monica Avendano

Kenneth Bach

LUCI BAKER

douglas g. bakker

Sharon Bakker

Roxanne Bakula

matthew d. balafas

matthew beaulieu

Frederick D. Becchetti

Bob Binder

Charlie Blackwell

John Blahoski

Christopher Breitbach

Jim & Connie Brennan

The Honorable Laura Brod

Jerry Broeckert

Dr. Keith Brugger

Joseph Burianek

mary buschette

keith & Amber Butcher

Dr. Banvir Chaudhary

Yahya Chaudhary

joseph clauson

p. a. coblentz

Roger & Janet Coffey

Tyler Coffey

Carolee & Mark Cohen

Dr. Philip Cohen

andy coldwell

Gloria Congdon

Mark & Krystan Coyle

Glenn Davis

Justen L. Deforrest

David Deng

Shaobo Deng

Daniel A. Dobrick

Kim Dockter

lorrie donner

Erik Dreyer

kyle j. dukart

karen duncan

Sally Dunn

Mary Dunphy

John H. Erickson

Lindsey Esche

steven faulhaber

trevor fedie

Stephen Feesl

John Feigal

Maria Fernandez Oromendia

Kathleen Fitzpatrick

StEVE FOX

Hon. John & Nancy Frobenius

Hiroshi Fujisawa

Jeffrey Fynboh

SHAWN GAITHER

renee gallup

German Family

Anthony M. Glavan

TONY GLAVAN

Gloria Goetzke

Robert & Wendy Graber

elisabeth a. graffy

Michael J. Groeschel

Phyllis & Donald Hagen

Paul Harms

Brandon hathaway

Bryan & Heidi Haugeberg

William P. Hegmann Atty at Law PLLC

richard hein

timothy heitman

Emily B. Helgeson

DR. thomas e. hendrickson

jacob A. herbers

Brent & april herrmann

Mary C. Hessburg

Dr. Vincent Hietala

Aaron Hinck

matthew w. hollister

Tess K. Holmquist

George Hopkins

The Honorable Michael & Erika Hsu

Deborah Howard

Becca hoynoski

brenda huelsbeck

Stephanie Hughes-White

Ben Ihde

Scott Isebrand

R. William Jackson

Lynn Jamison

Duane Jensen

Orlin Johnson

Patrick Karn

glen kitto

Mr. bruce a. kitto

Dennis Klohs

Nicholas A. Knudsen

mr. benjamin m. koch

sarah koelln

Lt. Col. Jeffrey & Ms Tamera Koss

Martha Kovach

deborah a. kramm

Mark & Deborah Kravik

graham krumpelmann

Donald Kuether

Sponsor Information Brochure

View a pdf of our Sponsor Information brochure here.