Sponsors & Partners

Many of the capabilities of the Sedra Student Design Centre to assist teams in building and testing their projects are a result of donations and sponsorship by corporate partners and granting agencies. The Sedra Student Design Centre gratefully acknowledges the support of the DENSO North America Foundation, Agilent Technologies, National Instruments and our other sponsors who have generously provided our teams with the tools and equipment they need to learn and win. If you would like more information about donations or sponsorship of the Sedra Student Design Centre, please contact Peter Teertstra.

DENSO Foundation Logo

The DENSO North America Foundation is dedicated to helping students advance their education in engineering, technology and other related programs. Founded in 2001, the Foundation provides grants to colleges and universities throughout North America, helping our communities prosper through the development of a skilled and knowledgeable workforce. The DENSO North America Foundation also provides disaster relief grants through the American Red Cross to aid persons and communities in which DENSO Corporation operates. 
DENSO North America Foundation grants to date 
2011 $ 50,000 Engine Dynomometer
2012 $ 100,000 Rapid Prototyping Equipment
2015 $ 50,000 PCB Manufacturing Equipment

Agilent Technologies logo
Agilent Technologies is the world's premier company in the field of test and measurement solutions and is the market leader in electronic and bio-analytical test and measurement systems. The electronic measurement division of Agilent Technologies has a long history of close collaboration with Engineering Faculty at University of Waterloo.

Agilent Technologies grants to date 



Spectrum analyzer, oscilloscopes,
function generators, power suppliers

National Instruments logo

National Instruments transforms the way engineers and scientists around the world design, prototype, and deploy systems for test, control, and embedded design applications. Using National Instrument open graphical programming software and modular hardware, customers at more than 30,000 companies annually simplify development, increase productivity, and dramatically reduce time to market. From testing next-generation gaming systems to creating breakthrough medical devices, National Instrument customers continuously develop innovative technologies that impact millions of people.

National Instruments grants to date 

2011 $10,000 Data Acquisition Equipment

snap on logo Snap-on is providing hardware and product support
for the development of engine management course 
for undergraduate students and student teams. 
MoTeC logo MoTeC is providing hardware and product support
for the development of engine management course 
for undergraduate students and student teams. 

Projects supported by our sponsors


Forus 360mc 3D printer, 3D Print Centre

electronic room

Electronics equipment, the Electronic Assembly room.


Superflow engine dynamometer, Engine Test Room