Prospective Student Advising

Have questions about the Mechanical Engineering program?

Prospective students can email or schedule a phone or video appointment with their future academic advisor below:

Undergraduate Academic Advisors

Bachelor’s of Science degrees

Undergraduate Academic Advisors are assigned by the student’s last name.

Ben Danh (he/him)

Academic Advisor

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Ben is originally from Salt Lake City and completed a Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Utah in Sociology with a minor in Economics and certificate in Diversity. After, he would continue onto graduate school and earn a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership & Policy with an emphasis on Student Affairs. Ben enjoys gaming, spending time with family, and exploring downtown with his friends.

Morgan Sriphong-Ngarm (she/her)

Academic Advising Coordinator

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Morgan is originally from Reno, Nevada and completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in general sciences from the University of Nevada, Reno. Following graduation, Morgan moved to Iowa to complete her graduate degree in Higher Education Student Affairs from Iowa State University. She loves to hike, play volleyball and soccer, travel to new places with her husband, and is excited to explore Salt Lake City.

Benjamin Petrie (he/him)

Senior Academic Advisor

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Benjamin is originally from Aurora, Colorado and completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. From there, he attended Colorado State University and earned a degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education. After a two-year stint in the snowiest town in the US, Benjamin moved to Salt Lake City where he spends his time candle-making, hiking with his dog, and playing Dungeons & Dragons.

You can also book an appointment with an undergraduate or graduate advisor. 

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  • All students who haven’t applied to the University of Utah yet should visit the Price College of Engineering Admissions page.
  • Admitted first-year students who have already decided to attend the U and have paid their enrollment deposit should sign up for orientation, where all your questions about classes and registration will be answered by the advising team.
  • Admitted prospective first-year students who are still deciding where to attend can contact me or their future advisor.
  • Admitted transfer students will work with me on their admission to the major and any transfer course articulation and will meet their advisor at orientation.
  • Current students inquiring about the BS/MS program or other graduate school options.