Corporate Partners Program

Emerging as a leader in engineering education and research, the Bourns College of Engineering welcomes collaborative partnerships with leading organizations to develop new technologies for the marketplace and help impact the quality of the engineering profession.

From locally headquartered Bourns, Inc. to international conglomerates, such as Winston Global Energy, to government entities, such as the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, industry has sustained rich and productive relationships with our engineering faculty and students since our inception.

As we continue to engineer excellence, our public-private partnerships will be key to our growth. We encourage you to engage your company with the entire Bourns College of Engineering and complement any existing relationships you may already have with individual faculty members. We look forward to working with you to promote innovation and engineer a future that is brighter for us all.

Working with Bourns enables your organization to:

  • recruit students
  • sponsor research
  • license technology
  • support outreach and diversity
  • consult faculty
  • educate employees
  • sponsor student projects

Gold Members

Bourns, Inc

Bourns, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of automotive sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic products, microelectronic modules, trimming and precision potentiometers, panel controls and encoders and resistive products.

The Bourns Foundation Engineering Scholarship Endowment Fund.

Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 168,000 employees and about 65 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln.

The Bourns Foundation Engineering Scholarship Endowment Fund.

Silver Members

Edison International

Edison International, through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power and an investor in infrastructure and energy assets, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, California, Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison—a regulated electric utility—and Edison Mission Group, a competitive power generation business.

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Bank of America

Bank of America is one of the world’s largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.

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