Commencement Fall 2023

Headshot portrait of Emmanuel Collins

Dr. Emmanuel Collins

Dear Graduates,

As you stand on the threshold of a new chapter, I extend my heartfelt congratulations on reaching this significant milestone. Your journey has been one of dedication, growth, and accomplishment, and I am immensely proud to witness your success.

This moment is not just about your achievements; it’s a celebration for your families and friends who have supported you throughout this transformative journey. As you prepare to venture into the professional world or pursue advanced studies, remember that both positive and challenging experiences are seeds for growth.

I encourage you to approach each endeavor with resilience, turning every experience into an opportunity for positive and constructive development. You have the power to make a lasting impact, and I have no doubt that your journey beyond these walls will be filled with achievements that matter.

Remember, you are forever a part of the Speed School family. Stay connected with us through the Speed School Mentor Alliance, panel discussions, and other opportunities. We want to hear about your successes and milestones. Your journey doesn’t end here; it evolves, and we are excited to witness the great successes that lie ahead for each of you.

Wishing you great success in all your future stages of life. I am confident that you will represent Speed School and the University of Louisville with distinction.

Warm regards,
Emmanuel G. Collins
Dean, J.B. Speed School of Engineering


Outstanding Student: Sidharth Sundar

As an engineering student with a passion for both math and computer science, Sidharth was drawn to the UofL Speed School program due to its reputation for excellence in engineering fields.

Congratulations Graduates

Earning a bachelor degree in engineering from the University of Louisville takes dedication, determination, grit and resilience. A strong foundation paired with a hands-on learning approach to specialized disciplines and real-world work experience gained during three co-op rotations, prepares our engineers ready to enter the workforce full-time upon graduation.

Advanced Degrees

A master’s degree in engineering from the University of Louisville takes a student’s commitment to excellence one step further from academic achievement to mastery of the art and science of engineering. Exploration, research and connection to career and life goals no matter what discipline means experienced engineers working for our cities, environment, manufacturing, medical community, higher education, computer sciences and more. Upholding the Cardinal core principles by making a difference in the field and in communities from small to global is the trademark of a Speed School graduate.

Doctoral Degrees

PhD is the pinnacle of academic accomplishment and is highly regarded as a scholarly achievement in research. We salute these exceptional engineers and look forward to seeing how they change the world with their innovative research and ideas.