2019 Graduation

Convocation Program Front Page 2 Convocation Program page 1 3 Convocation Program page 2 4 Convocation Program page 3 Dept Manager Julie Morrison adjusts retiring lecturer Mickey Odom's gown Convocation Reception Optics Graduates Physics and Astronomy Undergraduates Professors backstage prior to ceremony Audience Undergraduate entrance Masters and Doctoral student entrance 13 Spring Convocation Overview Faculty applaud Wolfgang Rudolph for serving 6+ years as Department Chair Jim Thomas announces the William G. Larsen PhD Memorial award for Best Teaching Assistant to Optics graduate student Mingyang Zhang Graduate student Manuel Muñoz Arias also won the Best Teaching Assistant Award Departmental Honors Recipient Gavin P. Gonzales, BS Physics Honors Recipient Kylar L. Greene BS Astrophysics Cum Laude Honors Recipient Patrick R. Latimer, BS Astrophysics Cum Laude Honors Recipient Lauren M. Zundel, BS Physics Cum Laude Benjamin L. Reichelt, BS Physics Summa Cum Laude received the Eoin Gray Scholarship Award for Best Graduating Senior Retiring Principal Lecturer Emeritus Mickey Odom Carlos Gutierrez, Convocation Speaker Behnam Abaiae, PhD in Optical Science and Engineering Advisor Kevin Cahill with David Amdahl Advisor Ivan Deutsch and Matthew Curry Keith Lidke and Hanieh Mazloom Farsibaf Ivan Deutsch with Gopikrishnan Muraleedharan Ivan Deustch with Ezad Shojaee Jean-Claude Diels with James P. Hendrie Elohim Becerra-Chavez with Md. Mottaleb Hossain Elohim Becerra-Chavez with Arman Rashidi John Matthews with Zhixiang Ren Karishma Bansal and Greg Taylor Picture taking time for BS Astrophysics Summa Cum Laude graduate Sarka E. Blahnik Good Luck, graduates!