John and Marcia Price College of Engineering Convocation Ceremony

Thursday, May 2, 2024
Jon Huntsman Event Center, 10:30 a.m.

Check-in: 9:00 a.m. Procession begins: 10:10 a.m.
More Convocation Information

Thursday, May 2, 2024
Jon Huntsman Event Center, 10:30 a.m.

Award Recipients

Outstanding Service

Steven Parker

2024 University of Utah Honorary Doctor of Engineering
Vice President of Professional Graphics, NVIDIA

Outstanding Dissertations

Youjia Zhou

Kahlert School of Computing
Dissertation entitled: “Topology-Based Visualization of Graphs and Hypergraphs”

Honorary Students

Graduating Students

***Summa Cum Laude
**Magna Cum Laude
*Cum Laude

Student Farewells

Sakshi Singh, MS

"It's hard to believe that the time has come for us to bid farewell. As we part ways, leaving behind the wonderful memories we created during our time at the U, I extend my best wishes to everyone for a successful and fulfilling future. May your paths be filled with joy and…

Stephanie Georges, MS

It always seems impossible until it's done - Nelson Mandela

Daxton Lowe, BS

Grateful for the experience and perseverance all the late night coding grinds and debugging sessions have given me. I will forever be a Ute at heart.

Camron K Wilson, BS

I have enjoyed my time at the U, and am happy to be beginning my career with the skills I've garnered. I wish everyone who is graduating alongside me a bright and successful future.

William Collum, BS

I'd like to thank everyone in my life who supported me on my academic journey at the University of Utah. I couldn't have accomplished so many great things at this university without the invaluable help I received from my parents, friends, and fellow peers.

Skogen Larson, BS

Brighton Scot Fox, BS

It's been awesome! Shout-out to all the CS students that have made it through CS 2420 with me, y'all got this! Thanks everyone for a great couple years! And as always to all: remember that you are loved!

Isabella Bertagnolli, BS

I'd like to thank my capstone team pictured here for being a huge support through my 4 years here, to my family and friends for your endless love and kindness, and to the brilliant professors who have helped me learn so much over the past 4 years. Onto the next chapter!

Noah Arthur Jaussi, BS

Chandler Max Harmon, BS

Suyasha Anant Bobhate, MS

I am grateful for the unwavering support from my dear Baba, Aai, Dada, and Vahini. Life's journey has been remarkable with their belief in me. I am thankful to God for guiding me through tough times. Self-appreciation and sincere thanks to incredible friends who've stood by me!

Mugdha Yashodhan Abhyankar, MS

Doing a Masters degree in Computer Science has made me understand the matter in more depth than I had earlier. I am super grateful to the professors and my friends at the U, with whom I could enjoy a supportive learning experience. Its always hard to say goodbye :)

Ricardo Sanchezyepez, MSD

Grateful for the support from my classmates, friends, and family throughout this journey. Here's to new beginnings and endless possibilities in the tech world! Wishing everyone success in their next chapter!

Hunter Michael Watrin, BS

That was fun, now we're done, yay rah Utes!

Kyle Logan Smith, BS

Thanks for the memories! Good luck to everyone

Luis Antonio Berumen, BS

I couldn't have done it with my family and kids supporting me. Thank you to all the professors who were patient and took their time to help me along the way. Utes forever!!

Harshitha Josyula, MS

Turning up the heat as we graduate, one degree at a time!

Fnu Kavita, MS

Today, as I stand on the brink of a new chapter, I'm filled with gratitude for the unwavering support of my loved ones. To my parents, husband, and brother - your belief in me has been my guiding light. Thank you for instilling the courage and determination to chase my dreams.

William Eric René Erignac, BS

We expatiate on upcoming moments of inflection; but, we exist in them very briefly. Thank you to my family and friends for their support (including my cats).

Vishal Pange, MS

Sakshi Singh, MS

"It's hard to believe that the time has come for us to bid farewell. As we part ways, leaving behind the wonderful memories we created during our time at the U, I extend my best wishes to everyone for a successful and fulfilling future. May your paths be filled with joy and…

Reshma Raghavan, MSD

Seo-jun Chung, BS

Through attending the U, I learned a lot of things that I will continue to use in my daily life, from time management to communication skills, and how to search things up on stack overflow. But most importantly, I learned how to love myself and that one significant person.

Jun Li, MSD

Thanks for my family's support! Love U!

Rachaell Nihalaani, MS

At the U, amidst SLC's majestic mountains, I found my second home. I carry a treasure trove of memories and profound lessons. Grateful for the unwavering support from my advisor and friends. Special thanks to my beloved parents, whose love transcended continents. Farewell, U.

Benjamin Mastripolito, MS

so long and thanks for all the fish

Jonas P. Knochelmann, BS

“Becoming sufficiently familiar with something is a substitute for understanding it.” ― J. H. C. I used to disagree with that. Now, I'm not so sure... Anyway. Most sincere thanks to everyone who helped me get here. One down, one to go.

Sweta Ukey, MS

To my grad advisors, the Director of Graduate Studies, and all my professors, thank you for the countless opportunities and understanding you extended to help me fulfill this long-cherished dream. Thanks to my mom and my brother for always believing in me.

Yufan Xu, PhD

Sahitya Mannepalli, MS

It’s a wrap! Thank you U for all the unforgettable memories. Remember, always love what you do, or do what you love. Live long and prosper !!

Raghava Mahanthi, MS

Hey crew, Can you believe it's time to part ways? Farewell to all those bullish moments we rocked together at the U. Here's to smashing success in whatever comes next for each of us. Catch you on the funky flip side! 💼📈🎉

Lung Hao Tung, MS

Good bye 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. To my cute dog corgi Duke back in Taiwan, I love you 3000.

Ananya Smirti, MS

I would not have been able to complete this degree without the support of my family and friends. Thank you everyone! It's time to bid farewell to U. Always grateful for the memories I have here. All the best, everyone!

Surendra Sai Kumar Mudipalli, MS

Grateful to wrap up my master's journey at the University of Utah with friends, faculty, and loved ones. Your support fueled my growth from complex algorithms to impactful projects. Excited for what’s next! 🎓🚀 #UofUGrad #ThankYou

Shambhavi Sudarsan, MS

Prathyusha Bellam, MS

Ella Moss, BS

Gefei Yang, BS

We shall be the future.

Logan W Casali, BS

Great time while at the U. Now onto a new chapter.

Emily Anne Best, BS

A big thank you to my friends, classmates, TA's, professors, advisors, and others in the KSOC for supporting me through my studies! Also, to my family for being my loyal cheerleaders :)

Hongxuan Zhu, BS

Alexander Joseph Richins, BS

Jialin Wu, BS

Thank you to all the friends and family that have supported me through the ups and downs of my time at the U. I'm so excited to finally turn the page to new explorations and new experiences.

Tracy Otterness, BS

Good morning, gamers!

Noah Garff, BS

Thanks to everyone that helped me get here. Go Utes

Rayyan Hamid, BS

It is what it is!

Kevin Duong Lee, BS

I want to express my appreciation to my family for being there for me throughout this journey. My family has made numerous sacrifices to ensure my future is bright. Without the love and support of my family, I wouldn't be where I am today, and for that, I am eternally grateful.

David Bryce Dursteler, BS/MS

As I reflect on my time at the University of Utah, I'm realizing how much I have grown in ways I never would have thought possible just 3 short years ago. It was a time of much stress, but much growth. Many great acquaintances met, and much knowledge and wisdom gained.

Price College of Engineering Commencement Program

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