Become a Sponsor
Consider partnering with us! Partnerships bring industry and academia together by creating opportunities to build relationships and by fostering collaboration.
The SEQuOIA Lab Corporate Sponsorship program supports three levels of participation.
Contribution to fully support a graduate researcher through his or her M.S. or Ph.D. degree program.
Researcher pursues targeted research of particular interest and value to the sponsor.
Corporate Fellowship named in recognition of Sponsor.
|$40,000 per year for a 3 (MS) or 5 (PhD) year targeted research project.|
Contribution to fully support one or more student researchers in a targeted research project for one or more semesters.
Research project of particular interest and value to the sponsor.
|$30,000 – $40,000 for a targeted research project.|
Generous assistance to help support the work of student researchers on a variety of projects and educational activities.
|$5,000 – $30,000 per year for support of student researchers.|
Each SEQuOIA Lab Corporate Sponsor benefits from participation in a variety of ways. For example, some past and current participants have placed a high value on targeted joint research, while others have placed more value on the opportunity to recruit highly talented and disciplined software developers.
Corporate Affiliates enjoy the following benefits:
- Build relationships with Lab faculty and graduate students.
- Receive recognition on the SEQuOIA Lab Web site Partners page.
- Join the lab for "brainstorm" meetings dedicated to your most vexing software engineering questions.
- Participate in semiannual SEQuOIA Lab Sponsor recognition events.
- Priority registration for software engineering training classes taught by Lab faculty.
- Donations to the BYU SEQuOIA Lab contribute to educational opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students in the BYU Computer Science Department.
- Donations to the BYU SEQuOIA Lab are tax deductible charitable contributions.
Corporate Partners enjoy all of the benefits of Corporate Affiliates, plus the following:
- Project partnerships target research questions of specific interest to you.
- Funded research publications include the acknowledgement, "This research funded in part by a grant from [Corporate Sponsor]."
- Host Lab faculty and graduate students for onsite consulting and process evaluation.
Corporate Fellowship providers enjoy the benefits of Corporate Partners, plus the following:
- Full financial support of a student's graduate program.
- Dedicated graduate researcher to focus over an extended period of time on targeted research questions of specific interest to you.
- Establish long-term relationship with sponsored researchers.
If you are interested in partnering with us, or simply have questions, please contact:
- Charles D. Knutson, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Computer Science Dept. Director, SEQuOIA Lab Brigham Young University (801) 422-5319 knutson [at] cs [dot] byu [dot] edu