I am a doing a dissertation funded by a company and my dissertation is basically a report of my progress on the problem they have given me. I have an academic supervisor, an industry contact who has given me occasional guidance and basically the company itself who sponsored it, to acknowledge.
Should I acknowledge the industrial sponsorship the same way one would acknowledge a government grant?
Also, Since this is a mathematics dissertation, It is written in First person plural: "We do this we do that". For the acknowledgements section, should I use 3rd person to keep it formal: "The author would like to..." or first person singular: "I would like to thank"
Finally, I think the order should be sponsorship, academic adviser, and lastly the industry contact. Is that the right order?