College of Engineering Convocation Ceremony

Friday, May 6, 2022
Jon Huntsman Event Center, 11:30 a.m.

Mechanical Engineering Award Recipients

Student Leader Award

Jordan Antonius Danby Lewis

Researcher of the Year

Suzi Creveling

TA of the Year

Taylor Greenwood

TA of the Year

Alex Mitchell

Honorary Students

Graduating Students

Student Farewells

Al Muatasim Al Nadabi, MS

This long journey was filled with adventures and learning every day. It would not have been possible without the support of the U, family, friends, faculty, and peers. I am forever grateful to those who supported me, believed in me, and made me come this far. THANK YOU!

Matt Laverty, BS/MS

Many years later and I am finally completed. Excited to start the next chapter of my life with the people most important to me. Peace out Utah.

Alexander Lee Coulson, BS

Hard to believe there comes a time without school. As hard as it is I hope to be able to see the value that comes from the work put into it. Glad I can always be a Ute

Ethan A Teachman, BS

It's still so surreal that I'm graduating. The past 4.5 years have been full of fun, challenges, and overcoming adversity. I've learned and grown so much from these educational and personal experiences. Huge shoutout to my amazing support system and David Jorgensen.

Seyedehzahra Ghaemi, PhD

I've learned a lot over my PhD journey, and I'm so happy to make it to the end of the road. Wish all the students all the best in future endeavors!

Katie Brooke Bezdjian, BS/MS

Mom and dad—thank you. Thank you for providing me with every opportunity I could ask for in this life. Thank you for supporting me as I worked towards this moment. Thank you for accepting me as I am. Just thank you. This is for you.

Christopher Leonard Hoskins, MS

Thanks to the Air Force Palace Acquire Program and the University of Utah for this great opportunity! Thanks Dr. Fehlberg for being a great advisor! Thanks Mom and Dad for your support and encouragement!

Julia Sommer Dominesey, BS/MS

I am so lucky to have had such amazing experiences and met such rad people through my engineering classes, Lassonde, outdoor adventures, and research lab--I love the U! Above all, I want to thank my parents for their constant love and support.

Karen DeMille, PhD

Dorothy Gwendolyn Taylor, PhD

I am grateful for the time I have had to collaborate with great mentors here at the University of Utah. Also, thanks to my fellow colleagues in the Ergononomics and Safety Lab. Long hours and determination have brought us to this moment! All the best in your future adventures!

Ryan Harding Miller, MS

"Yeah........I'm gonna need you to come in on Saturday. Oh, oh, and I almost forgot. Ahh, I'm also gonna need you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too." - Lumbergh

Aria Burk, BS

Thank you, Mom and Dad, for all your love, sacrifice, and lessons that have lifted me up to this point. Thank you, Drs. Hochhalter, Newell, Spear, and Reed, for your guidance and constant support over the years. Thank you, Ali, Berkeley, Chance, Jayde, and June, for every…

Full College of Engineering Commencement Program

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