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2017 Department Awards & Scholarships

Graduation and commencement exercises for the University of Utah took place on May 4-5, 2017. The Department of Physics & Astronomy congratulates all of its 2017 graduates and welcomes them to their alumni family.

The Department of Physics & Astronomy also congratulates all its 2017 student award recipients on their hard work and accomplishments. Recipients were honored at the Physics & Astronomy Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 3rd at 1:00 PM in 101 James Fletcher Building.


Timothy Allen

Teddy Anderson

Sebastian Atwood

Sangitya Baniya

Paul Bergeron

Rylee Cardon

Kevin Davenport

Greg Furlich

Jessica Galbraith-Frew

Mark Hayward

Shirin Jamali

Austin King

Zhuxi Luo

Patrick Odenthal

Jon Paul Lindquist

Dima Pesin

Joshua Peterson

Deric Session

Bijaya Thapa

 

Congratulations to our 2017 graduates and scholarship recipients!
(* denotes Honors degree)

2017 Awards & ScholarshipsBaccalaureate DegreesMasters DegreesPh. D Degrees

Mentor Teaching Assistant
Greg Furlich

Diversity Award
Jessica Galbraith-Frew

Irvin and Norma Swigart Scholarship
Sangitya Baniya
Zhuxi Luo
Bijaya Thapa

Martin Hiatt Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award
Timothy Allen

Outstanding Grad Student Award
Shirin Jamali
Jon Paul Lindquist

Outstanding Graduate TA Award
Paul Bergeron
Kevin Davenport

Outstanding Postdoc Research Award
Patrick Odenthal

Outstanding Undergraduate Junior Award
Joshua Peterson

Outstanding Undergraduate Senior Award
Lexi Wilson

Outstanding Undergraduate Sophomore Award
Julia Vonnesen

Paul Gilbert Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award
Sebastian Atwood

Scholarship Recipients
Teddy Anderson
Mark Hayward
Joshua Peterson
Deric Session

Students’ Choice Award for Undergraduate Seminar
Dima Pesin

Taylor Endowed Scholarship Preston J. and Phyllis R. Taylor
Rylee Cardon

Thomas J. Parmley Scholarship
Teddy Anderson

Walter Wada Scholarship for Undergraduate Physics Major
Austin King

Timothy Allen
Sabastian Atwood
Sarah Aylor
Daniel Brown
Justice Clark
Sydney Duncan
Jamie Dyer
Byron Eng
Cameron Gleed
Gabrielle Gold
Andrew Hale
Keith Hantla
Benjamin Hinrichs
Parker Holzer
Julie Imig
Benjamin Knowlton
Alexis Lagan
Ethan Lake
Caroline Lewis
Jesse Luke
Caleb Mitchell
Brianna Montoya
Ashley Ogle
Kiel Palmer
Seul-Ye Park
Mathew Potts
Benjamin Riseman
Cedric Shaskey
Laura Slusser
Aaron Smith
Julian Stanley
Alexis Wilson
Tingshiuan Wu
Sangita Baniya
Greg Engh
K.C. Erb
Shirin Jamali
Run Li
Jing Ma
Chad Miller
Michael Newbold
Janvida Rou
Bryant Svedin
Yue Zhang
David Harris
Pei-i Ku
Song-Haeng Lee
Marc Lindley
Ryan McLaughlin
Chad Miller
Dieu Duc Nguyen
Nabraj Sapkota
Xuefang Sui
Bryant Svedin
Fei Teng
Eddie Thenell
Chris Winterowd
Takahiro Yamamoto
Yue Zhang
Zachary Zundel

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