AHA Affiliate Member engagement includes the following elements:
- Invitations to one technical retreat per year
- Invitations to monthly review meetings
- Invitations to on-campus seminars and workshops that are great opportunities to engage with students
- An opportunity to serve on the AHA advisory board, thus providing input on industry considerations
- Sharing innovations including software, tools, and hardware prototypes that we develop, under a permissive open source license
- Active engagement with faculty members and students to discuss research and pursue collaboration
The Affiliate Members contribute $250,000 per year for Full Membership or $150,000 per year for Associate Membership, with the expectation of at least three years of membership. SystemX companies can become Associate Members of AHA by contributing two tokens to the Design Productivity Focus Area to support AHA research, since these token provide the needed $150,000 funding.
Sponsorship level per year
|Participation in Annual Research Retreat||X||X|
|Research Seminar Invitations||X||X|
|AHA Repository Access to Center Documentation and Research Reports||X||X|
|Participation in Monthly Research Reviews / Steering||X||X|
|FMA (Fellow-Mentor-Advisor) Research for more individualized project||X|
|Visiting Scholar Position||X|
|Coordinated Faculty & Student Site Visits*||X|
|Intern Position Advertising||X||X|
|*The site presentations and all information, data and results arising from such visitation interactions will be shared with all members and the public.|
To join the AHA Affiliates Program, please contact Prof. Mark Horowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Industrial Affiliates Program Resources
Please also refer to the following resources:
- Stanford AHA Agile Hardware Center and Affiliates Program Overview
- Stanford University Policies on the Establishment of Industrial Affiliates and Related Membership-Supported Programs
- AHA is a Stanford University industrial affiliates program and is subject to university policies for such programs including openness in research, publication and broad sharing of results, and faculty freedom to pursue research topics and methodology of their choice.
- The AHA Researchers will use and develop open-source software, and it is the intention of all AHA researchers that any software released will be released under an open source model, such as BSD. The Program is open to all Stanford faculty who share this goal.