Honorary Students

Graduating Students

Student Farewells

Mathew E Mason, BS

It's been a long road. I'm glad it's over, but I'm glad to have done it. So long everyone, and thanks for all the fish.

Rongmin Jin, MS

Do not forget the moments we have spent together. I’m going to wish you good luck for the future that awaits you and would also request you not to forget me. Farewell, dear friend, be in good health always. Rongmin Jin

Yunhe Yang, BS

Pengxi Wang, BS

Jake Pennington, BS

Yingjie Lian, BS

As we approach graduation and head our separate ways I cannot help but feel a sense of sadness. We were wandering these halls and now we are walking through the same halls wondering where the time has gone.We have spent four years together and that still doesn’t feel like…

Ray Kyle Grant, BS

"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value" - Albert Einstein I truly appreciate being able to work with such amazing students and professors. It's taught me so much and I wish everyone a great and valuable future.

William Tang, BS

It has been an amazing journey here at SoC. Thank you, Utah. Stay safe, Stay healthy.

Sean Zachary Eastland, BS

It's been a long and hard road to this point. There have been many challenges, some that I thought I might never make it through. But I finally made it! I could never have done it without the tremendous support of all those around me. Thank you for everything!

Jonathan Alexander Wiggins, BS

Neha Prafulla Kherde, MS

Live life with passion! Be courageous, be brave, always be your best! To everyone who is graduating, Congratulations on graduation! :)

Yian Yue, BS

I appreciate all the lovely people I met. Goodbye to all the beautiful moments. Goodbye Utah!

Yunxiao Cai, BS

I wish everybody well and great success in their future endeavors.

Weeravut Issarakoat, BS

Christopher Allan Liu, BS

Good luck to all on future endeavors.

Spenser Riches, BS

Tyler Jared Brewster, BS

Jubi Taneja, PhD

Graduating from the U still seems like a dream. I want to thank my loving family, advisor, teachers, and friends, who supported me wholeheartedly through thick and thin. I will always cherish all the precious memories the University of Utah has given me.

Melvin Bosnjak, BS

I thank the faculty and my family for helping me along this journey and I wish all my fellow classmates much success in their careers.

Bryan Hatasaka, BS

I can't believe it's been four years and I can't thank my friends and family enough for helping me through it!

Jonathan Wyatt Pilling, BS

Congratulations Seniors! Congratulations The Boyzzzz!

Kent Lawrence Allen, BS/MS

Thank you to my wife and family for all of their support. Thank you to all of my friends that I made along the way. It was difficult, but it is rewarding.

Ellen Brigance, BS

I did a thing.

Steen G. Sia, BS

This marks an end of a chapter, but also begins anew. I am humbled and grateful for my friends and family, especially my late grandmother, for their continued love and support to my success as an individual. Ultimately, I wish everyone the best and above all, true happiness.

Dezeray M Kowalski, BS

Wow, I can't believe it! Thank you to all my amazing professors, advisors, and classmates; I wish you all the best in your bright futures. Most of all thank you to my incredible family: I couldn't have done it without your love & support. Here's to the next chapter of life!

Derek Paniagua, BS

I've loved my time at the U. I've met awesome friends, created amazing memories, and worked many long nights. I can't believe it's finally over, college went by so fast! I've had an absolute blast and it is exciting but bitter-sweet to be moving forward. Goodbye U of U!

Jason Bibee Hansen, BS

Qing YE, MS

Thanks for always being there for me, my family & friends! Wish everyone all the best in the future endeavors.

Brendan Johnston, BS

The UofU has been my second home for the last 4 years. I am sad my experience here is coming to an end. But I am so thankful for the memories I have had, the friends I have made, the long nights in CADE, the struggles, and the successes. Thank 'U' for all these amazing years!

Carlos Enrique Jimenez, BS

Conner Soule, BS

Thank you for the 4 years Utah. It has really been . Go Utes!

Zachary Stroud, BS

So long, and thanks for all the fish.

Mason J Norvell, BS

The greatest adventure is what lies ahead. Today and tomorrow are yet to be said. The chances, the changes are all yours to make. The mold of your life is in your hands to break.

Anastasia Samantha Gonzalez, BS

My success is attributed to the amazing support from my parents, brother, family, professors, and friends. The sacrifices my family as made for me will always be a constant reminder of their love. I hope that my graduation is a moment for us all to celebrate during these times.

Jared Michael Rothwell, BS

I would just like to thank all of my friends and family for all of the love and support. I couldn't have made it this far without all of you. Love all of you!

Han Ngo, BS

Thank you for the wonderful college experiences and memories. I'm excited and ready for the next chapter of my life. Wish everyone the best in their future endeavors, and don't be a stranger.

Mingfeng Wang, BS

Love U, loved you.

David Pond, BS

We made it.

Qi Liu, MSD

The U transformed me from a person who knew nothing about programming to a software engineer in a prestigious company. The most amazing two years in my life. I will miss U!

Ashton Jace Schmidt, BS

Sai Varun Addanki, MS

Thank you to all the Professors who taught me and the people I got to work with. I also can't thank enough, my friends, who helped me get through tough times.

Ada Raihan Ebling, BS

I'd like to thank my friends and family for all of the love and support they've given me over these years! Although I'm excited to move on to the next phase of my life, I will treasure the memories and relationships I made during my time at the U.

Salvatore Stone Mele, BS/MS

Thank you to all my professors, classmates, family and friends. Congrats to all 2020 graduates.

Trevor Bryan Dickson, BS

Graduating from the U has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember. These last few years have been some of the most challenging years of my life, but also some of the most rewarding. My time here has pushed me to be the man I am today. Truly a dream come true.

Keith Konrad Heiner, MS

Degrees help us in our careers, but the people who help us with our degrees (our friends, family, colleagues) these are the important parts of our lives. Love and be loved, share generously, remember who matters.

Shalinbimal Parikh, MS

Thank you everyone for their support and all the memories. Wishing luck to everyone for their future endeavors.

Christopher T Billingsley, BS

4 years of grind and sweat, to have our final moments like this, I wish it was better. But thank you to everyone who's got me here. Mom, dad, grandma/grandpa, friends... thanks to all of you. Good luck to all in this troubled time, we can all say we are Class of 2020 GRADUATES!

Matthew Lloyd Christensen, BS

The only thing I needed to learn from college is that the tardigrade is the powerhouse of the cell.

Jacob M Zenger, BS

Aleksander Vargas, BS

Do you ever feel like a plastic bag, drifting thought the wind, wanting to start again? Do you ever feel, feel so paper-thin, like a house of cards, one blow from caving in? Yeah... Same...

Christopher J Swindle, BS/MS

Aisha Syed, PhD

Nick Jonathan Steiner, BS

8 and a half years, 4 kids, and 40 pounds later, I'm finally here. Congrats to my peers in class 2020, hope to see you all in the field.

Ismael Kadilo Wa Ngoie, BS

I didn’t think the moment would ever come when we would have to say goodbye. Goodbye to all the beautiful moments we shared together in the course of our studies at the U, I wish everybody well and great success in their future endeavors

Debjyoti Paul, PhD

Most awaited moment is finally here which I have dreamt for years! Thank you Dr. Feifei Li,Dr. Jeff Phillips, InitialDLab team. I am blessed to have my parents, sister, and my friends always there to support/guide me. Thank you, University of Utah! #Ph-inishe-D #UoU…

Ryan Ulysses Mileris, BS

Four score and 500 miles ago I was a young lad. Now I'm a slightly less young lad with a degree, as they say. Shout out to my family, friends as well as all of the U staff and faculty that helped me along the way! Congratulations to all of my classmates and best of luck!

Carolina Nobre, PhD

What a wonderful experience, the U was the perfect home for my Phd!

John De Jesus Fresco, BS

Jokes aside—while looking for a photo to upload here, I struggled to find a simple head-shot of myself, because in every photos, I was surrounded by friends. It's been great being surrounded by such loving people cheering me on!

Srivathsan Gomadam Ramesh, MS

At last, the most awaited moment has arrived. I would like to thank my faculties, family, and friends for supporting me along this challenging journey. Gonna miss the beautiful U campus!

Zeeshan Hakim, MS

I never thought I would be the part of a cohort graduating at a time when the whole World is going through a pandemic. I couldn’t wish for a better place to be today for my future. The U is where I found home and I will always belong here. Also I wish you were here, Mom!

Kyle Richard Swayne, BS

Harshitha Manduva, MS

Thank you all for being part of this fantastic journey. I am very grateful to all the faculty for supporting me at each step. I wish everyone success in all feature endeavors.

Kelsey Fink, BS

Thankful for all the support I’ve received over the years from my friends and family!

Blaze Kotsenburg, BS/MS

Daniel Osmond, BS

Thanks to all of the close friends that I've come to know at my time here at the University of Utah. I never could have gotten through this experience without you.

Douglas Carl Karmondy, BS

Excited and happy for bigger and better things.

Branson Huang, BS

Xipeng Wang, MEAE


Full College of Engineering Commencement Program

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