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Celebrating 30 Years


A partnership of academia, industry, and government

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

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  • Recruiting students
  • Sponsoring research
  • License technology
  • Supporting outreach and diversity
  • Consulting faculty
  • Educating employees
  • Sponsoring student projects

BCOE is currently forming industry-sponsored consortia:

Develop transformational engineered systems

Provide innovative engineering graduates prepared to lead in a global economy

Work with faculty and students to resolve key challenges

Advance technology


Accelerate transition to marketplace

Proposed and Potential Consortia

Proposed for 2019 Launch

  • Dynamic Mobility Management Systems (DyMMS)
  • Onboard Sensing, Analytics, and Reporting (OSAR)
  • Renewable Natural Gas Applications & Process (RNGAP)
  • Superconducting Electronics (SE)

Potential Consortia

  • Orthopedic Multifunctional Nanostructured Implants (OMNI)
  • Center for Industrial Biotechnology (CIB)
  • Heterogeneous and Resilient Future Chip Technologies (FutureChip)
  • Cybersecurity Core to Edge Systems (CCES)


  • Influence the shape of relevant research
  • Access multidisciplinary innovations via workshops & research reviews
  • Be first to access new technology
  • Participate in 1:1 collaborations with faculty researchers and graduate students
  • Directed research projects and non-directed research gifts
  • Build branding for company
  • Access continuing education for employees