Current Sponsors

Many Companies, professional organizations, universities and individuals share the goals and mission of the SMART Competition.  Their support generously supplies competition support, team scholarships and financial donations.  Some of our sponsors include:

Bentley Systems  

Bentley Systems
( (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. Providing innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment.  Bentley Systems’ industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities.  Their offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins.  Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annual revenues of more than $800 million, in 172 countries.

Bentley Education provides the critical design software and technical experts to support the competition.

IEEE Foundation
The IEEE Foundation ( provides philanthropic services in support of the IEEE core purpose to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

IEEE Power and Energy Society
The IEEE Power & Energy Society ( is a worldwide, non-profit association of more than 38,000 industry professionals, academics, and students engaged in the electric power energy industry.  PES members are involved in the planning, research, development, construction, installation, and operation of equipment and systems for the safe, reliable, and economic generation, transmission, distribution, measurement, and control of electric energy.

Andrews & Associates
Andrews & Associates
( is a consulting firm specializing in New Product Design and Development, Business Consulting, Operational Readiness and, Business Emergency Preparedness and Resumption Planning.


IEEE Smart Grid Committee 
The 38 societies and seven councils within IEEE help guide the evolution toward the smart grid, a modernized electrical delivery system.  IEEE Smart Grid Committee ( converges the technical community resources and makes that information available to the public.  Working through IEEE’s 395,000 members, the committee engages the world’s academic, government and private sectors and touches virtually every aspect of the smart grid.

ASHRAE, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, ( its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry.

Cactus Moon Education
Cactus Moon Education ( helps educate students and teachers in understanding the different types of green, renewable energy sources and the technologies that can be used to take advantage of those sources.