CalSol wishes to thank its loyal sponsors — their monetary and material contributions are crucial in allowing us to operate. Please take note of their support for engineering students and alternative energy sources and take the time to visit their sites.
For more information on becoming a sponsor, please check out our sponsorship packet.
ANSYS is an American public company based in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. The company develops, markets and supports engineering simulation software used in creations ranging from rocket launches to mobile devices. Founded in 1970, ANSYS is now a global leader in engineering simulation, recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies by publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
UC Berkeley Alumni donor
Ford is a multinational automaker based in Dearborn, Michigan. As a leader in automobile production, it aims to provide innovative transportation solutions. Since its founding in 1903, Ford has built iconic vehicles including Model T, F-series and Bronco as well as other products including radios, refrigerators and weather satellites.
General Motors (GM) is a multinational corporation based in Detroit, Michigan. It designs and manufactures vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services. Home to iconic vehicles like Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac, GM is redefining mobility and creating innovative solutions to promote a cleaner planet
Linear Technology (now part of Analog Devices)
Linear Technology Corporation, now part of Analog Devices, is a company based in Milpitas, California. Since its founding in 1981, it has been designing, manufacturing and marketing high performance analog integrated circuits that bridge the analog world and digital electronics in a broad range of applications.
Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley is at the forefront of innovative technologies in the field, with research projects funded by NSF, governmental agencies and the industries located in the Bay Area and nearby Silicon Valley. It conducts research in a broad range of topics from automated manufacturing to computer mechanics.
Siemens is a German industrial manufacturing company with headquarters in Munich. Focused on the area of electrification, automation and digitalization, it is the world’s largest producer of energy-efficient and resource-saving technologies. The company plays a pioneering role in infrastructure and industry solutions.
Dassault Systemes is a French software company headquartered in Velizy-Villacoublay, France that produces 3D designs, 3D digital mockups and product lifecycle management software. The company uses 3D universe to imagine sustainable innovations for businesses and people that harmonize product, nature and life.
Octillion is a company founded in 2009 by American and Chinese engineers with the goal of enabling the electrification of vehicles. Since then, Octillion has electrified 45,000 vehicles in China and India and acquired more than 270 patents with more than 1000 employees.
Patz Materials & Technologies
Patz Materials & Technologies is a company based in Benicia, California. It develops, manufactures and markets advanced composite materials and structures, with an emphasis on research and development. Patz Materials & Technologies generously sponsored us with prepregnated carbon fiber, film adhesives, and key technical support for Tachyon’s carbon fiber shell and composite monocoque.
SolidWorks is a part of Dassault Systemes, a company that develops 3D design, 3D digital mock-up and product lifecycle management software. SolidWorks leads the global 3D computer-aided design (CAD) industry with its easy-to-use software.
Thao and Scott Matlock
3M is a multinational corporation based in Maplewood, Minnesota. The company produces a variety of products ranging from adhesives, most notably Post-Its, to electronic circuits, and applies science in collaborative ways to improve daily lives.
Bay Area Circuits
Bay Area Circuits is a company based in Silicon Valley that has been a leading manufacturer in printed circuit boards for over 40 years. The company provides PCB manufacturing for design engineering firms in areas like commercial, industrial and original equipment manufacturers.
DUNA-USA Foams & Chemicals
DUNA-USA is a worldwide market leader in production and development of foams, chemicals and equipments and instruments supporting the production or application of foams and chemicals. Since its founding in 2001, it has provided its products to leading American engineering companies.
ESC (Engineering Student Council)
The Engineering Student Council at UC Berkeley aims to represent the engineering student body, support engineering societies and promote a community of collaboration between students, faculties, societies and the College of Engineering.
Kreysler & Associates
Kreysler & Associates is a manufacturer based in American Canyon, CA that is a leader in the use of composite materials in construction. Since its establishment in 1982, the company has worked with internationally known artists, architects and engineers to build blockbuster movie sets and rehabilitate landmark historic buildings around the US.
Rockwell Collins is a multinational aerospace corporation headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It provides avionics and information technology systems and services to government agencies and aircraft manufacturers. Since its founding, the company has been redefining the aerospace through intelligent solutions.
Sunpower is an energy company based in Silicon Valley. It designs and manufactures solar panels for use in residential, commercial and utility solar energy markets. Since its founding in 1985, it has been a leader in global solar innovation and offers the world’s highest efficiency solar panels.
Matthew and Sherry Frank
- Alexander Ko
- Aric Rusk
- Barbara Labuskes
- Ben Winston
- Benjamin Chen
- Bud Industries
- Chenliu Lu
- Christopher Puffer
- Clara and Finbarr Crispie
- Derek Chou
- Garner Heat Treat
- General Sealants
- Holly Ubellacker
- Jack He
- Jiangwei Li
- John Green / An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
- Kathleen MooreBishop
- Kechuan Tu
- Kevin Li
- Kodiak Precision Inc.
- Leland Au
- Marie Durquet
- Morrison Graf
- North American Auto Equipment
- Oliver Max
- Philip Stump
- Quilian Yang
- Rafael Send
- Reher Family
- Rislone USA
- Spencer Quong
- Staci Pastis
- Stephanie Taylor
- Stephen Rhodes
- Texas Almet
- Top Flight Automotive
- Voss Automotive
- Yan Wu
- Yuchen Wang
Last October, CalSol ran a crowdfunding campaign to help fundraise for our 9th Generation vehicle, Tachyon. This year, we also crowdfunded for our new, 10th Generation vehicle.
As part of our fundraising campaign, we ran an Adopt-a-Cell campaign. We thank the following donors for adopting a solar cell!