Ph.D., M.S. & B.S./M.S. Graduates
Amber Barron, M.S. (MSE)
"So grateful for the amazing Materials Science and Engineering Department! The professors, students, and researchers are outstanding and made it possible to have my dream job designing sustainable materials right out of college."
Danielle Beatty, M.S. (MSE)
"Congrats everyone - we did it! On to the next adventure!"
Emma Faulkner, M.S. (MET-E)
Alexander Hesketh, M.S. (MET-E)
"After 6 years at the U, I am going to miss it. Thank you to all of the Professors and friends that have helped me along the way. Thank you to my family for all of the support along the way."
Andrew Laroche, Ph.D. (MSE)
"While I've been here, I've made friendships that'll last a lifetime. It's been amazing at the U, and I'd like to thank my family, partners, friends, advisors, and mentors for their help and support over the years. Goodbye everyone, and good luck."
Clark Nielson, M.S. (MSE)
David Magginetti, Ph.D. (MSE)
Jason Nance, M.S. (MET-E)
"Good morning, and in case I don't see you, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!"
Sarai Patterson, M.S. (MSE)
Haruka Pinegar, Ph.D. (MET-E)
"I'm grateful that I was given many opportunities to brush up myself during the PhD program. I’m glad I met many new friends and pursued our goal together. I wish everyone well and great success in their future endeavors!"
Curtis Session, M.S. (MSE)
"I greatly enjoyed my time here at the U and am beyond grateful for all of the support I've received throughout my time here. I'm definitely going to miss being on campus every day."
Athena Shahrabi, M.S. (MSE)
Taylor Smith, M.S. (MET-E)
Samuel Sprawls, Ph.D. (MSE)
Manish Wasnik, Ph.D. (MET-E)
"I would like to thank Prof. Michael Simpson for his continuous guidance throughout my Ph.D., my lab colleagues, for their support and help. I wish everyone a huge success in their career path. I would like to thank my wife, my parents, and my siblings, for their encouragement."
Chao Zhang, Ph.D. (MET-E)
"I'd like to thank my wife Li, Prof. M. F. Simpson, Dr. Devin Rappleye, the amazing metallurgical engineering office, and so many others for this accomplishment."
Zongliang Zhang, Ph.D. (MET-E)
"Four years' of study is like a blink of an eye. Graduation is not only an end of a period but also the commencement of a new era of our lives. I will miss everything here at this university."
Aurielle Bauer, B.S. (MSE)
"I am grateful for everyone in my life that has given me the love and support in my journey to find an area of study I am passionate about. Now’s the time to do great things."
Jayson Benedict, B.S. (MET-E)
Elise Buki, B.S. (MSE)
"Do not underestimate yourself: hard work pays off. However, do not overestimate yourself either! Learn to recognize the signs of burnout and be honest with yourself. If you are struggling with a course, make sure to surround yourself with classmates that will help you get better."
Jose Jacob Chavez, B.S. (MSE)
Olivia Dale, B.S. (MET-E)
Guner Erunsal, B.S. (MSE)
"As I am about to graduate as a materials engineer, I thank you all for being such a supportive faculty, staff and classmates to me. Congratulations and best wishes for all!"
Landon Hagloch, B.S. (MSE)
Jackson Hendry, B.S. (MSE)
"Thanks to everyone for helping me drag my feet through way too many years of college. I'm beyond excited to be finished!"
Jinhwan Hong, B.S. (MSE)
Hayden Johnson, B.S. (MSE)
Isaac Krieger, B.S. (MSE)
Adam Lems, B.S. (MSE)
Tanner Livingston, B.S. (MET-E)
Neil Lowe, B.S. (MET-E)
Matthew James Marwedel, B.S. (MSE)
"I can't believe I'm saying goodbye to all my friends in the MSE program! I have learned so much and I couldn't have made it this far without everyone's help. I want to thank everyone that I met in the program for making me feel welcome and valued as an MSE student at the U."
Stuart J. Motta, B.S. (MSE)
Andrew Mullenax, B.S. (MSE)
Kayla Mumford, B.S. (MSE)
Jared Murray, B.S. (MET-E)
Zachary A. Putnam, B.S. (MSE)
Zach Robinson, B.S. (MSE)
Jaxon Roller, B.S. (MSE)
Thomas Shober, B.S. (MSE)
"Thanks for all the support and hard work to everyone who helped get me here! I will always be grateful to the Materials Science Department faculty and staff."
Scott Simmons, B.S. (MSE)
Nicholas Sorge, B.S. (MSE)
Andrew Strianese, B.S. (MET-E)
Daniel Stringham, B.S. (MSE)
Brennan Theler, B.S. (MSE)
"Feels a bit odd graduating and celebrating at this time, what with COVID-19 and all, but it's been a lot of work and it'll feel good to frame that diploma when it comes in the mail!"