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

Students with Last Names A – E

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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.

 

Rheannon Burnside (she/her)

Academic Advisor

Students with Last Names F – L

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Rheannon is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas and completed a Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Central Arkansas in History with a minor in Anthropology in 2017. Soon after, she worked at Yellowstone National Park and then transitioned to a role in marketing at an edtech company in Arkansas. In 2021, Rheannon continued onto graduate school and earned her M.Ed. with an emphasis in Student Affairs from the University of Utah in 2023. In her free time, she loves playing board games with friends, exploring Salt Lake City, and taking her dog, Thunder, on new adventures!

Morgan Sriphong-Ngarm (she/her)

Academic Advising Coordinator

Students with Last Names M – Q

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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

Students with Last Names R – Z

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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.