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Accelerating Innovation: Perficient’s Electrifying Partnership with Collegiate Automotive Teams

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In the fast-paced world of automotive innovation, Perficient is leading the charge in helping shape the next generation of automotive leaders with its Electrifying the Future of Automotive Program. This year, we have expanded our program to support 13 Formula SAE and Formula Student teams from renowned universities across the United States, Mexico, and Germany.  WashU Team Photo

Perficient has partnered with teams from the following universities: 

  • Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon 
  • Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart 
  • Georgia Institute of Technology 
  • Northwestern University 
  • Texas A&M University 
  • The Ohio State University 
  • University of Colorado, Boulder 
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
  • University of Missouri, Columbia 
  • University of Southern California 
  • University of Texas at Dallas 
  • Washington University in St. Louis 

Empowering the Next Generation of Automotive Innovators 

The goal of our Electrifying the Future of Automotive program is to support and inspire the next generation of automotive leaders who are propelling the industry forward. As part of our focus on supporting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, Perficient is empowering college students to design, build, and compete with the next generation of formula-style vehicles, notably electric vehicles (EVs), in national and global events. Ohio State Racing

Perficient’s involvement goes beyond just a partnership. Our experts actively engage with students, providing invaluable insights into the workings of automotive companies, discussing career opportunities, and offering hands-on support as teams compete to push the boundaries of automotive engineering. 

The Texas A&M SAE Formula Electric Team’s mission is to design, build, and test a competitive electric formula-style race car. We aim to foster a sustainable learning environment with multidisciplinary operations in order to execute industry-relevant projects,” said Holden Sparr, Texas A&M team representative. “Perficient’s partnership is more than a sponsorship; it’s an engaging collaboration that directly contributes to providing practical, hands-on experiences and learning opportunities vital for empowering the next generation of engineers.”


Perficient in the Automotive Industry 

Perficient’s commitment to automotive excellence extends beyond supporting collegiate racing teams. With a client Mr23 Pittsburgh Teamandtrophiesbase that includes seven of the top 10 global OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and a focus on digital-first, customer-driven approaches, Perficient’s automotive industry experts are at the forefront of connected vehicles, electrification, and omnichannel commerce. 

Learn more about our “Electrifying the Future of Automotive.” 

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Jonathan Cochrum is a Commerce Partner Marketing Coordinator based out of St. Louis Missouri. Feel free to connect with Jonathan on LinkedIn!

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